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Location address: United Kingdom, Highland
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Neptune’s Staircase (grid reference NN113769) is a staircase lock comprising eight locks on the Caledonian Canal. Built by Thomas Telford beteeen 1803 and 1822, it is the longest staircase lock in Britain. The system was originally hand-powered but has been converted to hydraulic operation.
A lock complex in the Calledonian Canal, lifting boats over 19.5 meters of height difference.