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Quays, where ships drawing 15 ft.
Many of the houses are within tidal limits and furnished with quays and jetties.
The main development of the city has been to the north of the river, which is crossed by numerous bridges and flanked by fine quays and promenades.
S.; its quays can be reached by vessels drawing 20 ft.
Its banks are lined with quays, and ships drawing 26 ft.Advertisement
The river is bordered by fine quays, and in places by the shady promenades which are a feature of Besancon.
The inner harbour, covering 25 acres, is surrounded by fine quays at which vessels drawing 22 ft.
The navigation of the stream is considerably obstructed by sandbanks, but vessels of 200 tons can unload at the quays, which, with the town and Friarton harbours, lie below the South Inch.
On one of the quays is a statue to Thomas Waghorn, the organizer of the " overland route " to India.
The port is provided with four dry docks and a gridiron, and its quays exceed 5 m.Advertisement
In order to counterbalance their rivalry, the quays have been extended, a canal was opened in 1900 between the Trave and the Elbe, the river up to the wharves has been deepened to 25 ft.
This is protected by Fort William and Fort George, as well as by the citadel (Fort Adelaide), and it has three graving-docks connected with the inner harbour, the depths alongside quays and berths being from 12 to 28 ft.
Its trade is due to its position in the agricultural and horsebreeding district known as the "Campagne de Caen" and to its proximity to the iron mines of the Orne valley, and to manufacturing towns such as Falaise, Le Mans, &c. In the south-east of the town there is a floating basin lined with quays and connected with the Orne and with the canal which debouches into the sea at Ouistreham 9 m.
Dredging has improved the navigable channel of the river, which is tidal to this point and is lined with quays.
The river Main has been dredged so as to afford heavy barge traffic with the towns of the upper Main and with the Rhine, and cargo boats load and unload alongside its busy quays.Advertisement
Its lower course from Lubeck to the sea has been dredged to a depth of 25 ft., permitting sea-going vessels to lie alongside the wharves and quays.
The railway runs along the quays.
Fire has destroyed several other old buildings in the city, notably in 1891 the house of the Hansa League on the northern quays.
The quays flanking the Scheldt are 32 m.
The whole internal harbour system is furnished with powerful hydraulic cranes and lines of railway running alongside the quays.Advertisement
On the south side of the river are numerous large docks and wharves, while the city proper on the north side consists of a labyrinth of basins and canals with tree-bordered quays.
Extensive works were begun in 1900 for the purpose of carrying the harbour back 2 m., and a series of large docks were excavated and extensive quays constructed.
The old harbour is semi-circular in shape, 232 acres in area, with numerous quays, and protected by moles from southern and south-westerly winds.
There are eight docks supplied with timber ponds, quays, warehouses and other accommodation.
As superintendent of public buildings he enriched Paris with boulevards, quays and triumphal arches; he relaid the foundation-stone of the Louvre, and brought Bernin from Rome to be its architect; and he erected its splendid colonnade upon the plan of Claude Perrault, by whom Bernin had been replaced.Advertisement
There are an arsenal and extensive quays.
On Riddarholm also are various government offices, and most of the steamers for Molar and the inland navigation lie alongside its quays.
Huge warehouses and sheds have been erected along the quays for the storage of freight.
Part of the quays and buildings round the port were exposed, after measures had been taken to drain the upper part of the marsh.
The harbour comprises an extensive line of quays, and is connected for inland navigation with Lough Corrib.
Once the capital of West Friesland and a prosperous town, many of its streets and quays are now deserted, though the docks and basins constructed at the end of the 16th and beginning of the 17th centuries could still afford excellent accommodation for many ships.
Its total area is 27 acres, its quays are nearly b000 ft.
The total dock area of Swansea has thus been increased to about 147 acres with a total length of quays exceeding 3 m.
There are quays, docks and a harbour at the mouth of the Leven, and a pier for river steamers runs out from the Castle rock.
A great impulse to its trade was given in 18 9 8 by the opening of a free harbour adjoining the suburb of Lastadie on the east bank of the Oder; this embraces a total area of i 50 acres and quays with a length of 14,270 ft.
There is no dock for the repair of vessels; but there are two quays at the town.
Both branches of the Lee are lined with fine quays of cut limestone, extending in total length over 4 m.
The harbour is by far the most important on the south coast of Ireland, and dredging operations render the quays approachable for vessels drawing 20 ft.
It possesses a floating dock capable of lifting a vessel of 850o tons, a floating workshop, a patent slip for small craft, hydraulic cranes, &c. The minimum depth alongside the quays at low water is 23 ft., increased at places to over 30 ft.
There are, also, a ruined castle founded by Harun al-Rashid in 782, fine fountains, good buildings, river-side quays, cotton mills and an American mission with church and schools.
Quays and a slip for launching vessels have been constructed.
Beyond the Heeren Gracht lie the Keizers Gracht and the Prinsen Gracht respectively, and these three celebrated canals, with their tree-bordered quays and plain but stately old-fashioned houses, form the principal thoroughfares of the city.
The three islands built out into the river serve to carry the railway across the front of the city, and form a long series of quays.
On either side are the large East and West docks (1825-1834), and beyond these stretch the long quays at which the American and East Indian liners are berthed.
On the west of the West dock is the timber dock, and east of the East dock is another series of islands joined together so as to form basins and quays, one of which is the State Marine dock (1790-1795) with the arsenal and admiralty offices.
The picturesque appearance of the village, with its quays and little harbour, and the grandeur of the cliffs and moorland scenery towards Land's End, make Newlyn an attractive spot.
New quays have been made all the way from the old Immacolatella landing-place to the new and spacious Capitaneria di Porto, on the eastern side of which is a new harbour used mainly for the coal trade, and piers such that the largest liner can lie alongside the jetty.
There are extensive quays, from which is shipped the iron ore from the rich districts traversed by the line.
By the Harbour Act of 1868, the Dee near the harbour was diverted from the south at a cost of L80,000, and 90 acres of new ground (in addition to 25 acres formerly made up) were provided on the north side of the river for the Albert Basin (with a graving dock), quays and warehouses.
It runs parallel to the shore, but the quays properly so called are separated from it by blocks of buildings.
They lie along the course of the Andraki river, whose navigable estuary is still fringed with ruinous quays.
The depth of water at the entrance is about 33 ft., alongside the quays about 20 ft.
The quays are faced with blocks of white marble brought from the quarries at Filfila, 16 m.
Extensive quays afford accommodation for vessels of deep draught, and the trade with the Dutch cities and with London has been thereby greatly enhanced.
Two other walls ran along the banks of the Euphrates and the quays with which it was lined, each containing 25 gates which answered to the number of streets they led into.
North of the mound was a canal, which seems to have been the Libilkhegal of the inscriptions, while on the south side was the Arakhtu, "the river of Babylon," the brick quays of which were built by Nabopolassar.
The development of this trade is favoured by the canals which connect the Rhine with the Rhone and the Marne, and by a new port of 250 acres in extent with quays and wharves on the Rhine, which has been constructed since 1891.
Casilda (pop. in 1907, 1246) has a landlocked, shallow harbour; but Masio Bay, a trifle farther distant, accommodates larger craft; and there are excellent deep-water anchorages among the quays off the coast.
The normal annual expenditure amounts to about L56,000, while 24,000 is generally allotted to extraordinary works, such as new cuttings, &c. Between 1857 and 1905 a sum of about one and three quarter millions sterling was spent on engineering works, including the construction of quays, lighthouses, workshops and buildings, &c. Sulina from being a collection of mud hovels has developed into a town with 5000 inhabitants; a well-found hospital has been established where all merchant sailors receive gratuitous treatment; lighthouses, quays, floating elevators and an efficient pilot service all combine to make it a first-class port.
There are several harbours, including the Porto Canale, for coasting vessels; the Porto Baross, for timber; and the Porto Grande, sheltered by the Maria Theresia mole and breakwater, besides four lesser moles, and flanked by the quays, with their grain-elevators.
In 1902, arrangements were made for the construction of a new mole and an enlargement of the quays and breakwater; these works to be completed within 5 years, at a cost of £420,000.
The European and Greek quarters rapidly increase, mainly to the N.; while the fine quays, made by a French company, are backed by a line of good buildings.
A third harbour is situated on the west side of the promontory, and all three have granite quays.
Vessels of 600 tons can lie alongside the quays.
It has a considerable commerce in wine, grain and cattle, and, new quays and a harbour having been recently constructed, does an extensive transit trade in coal and iron.
The town proper lies on the south side of the inlet, connected with the quays by a railway bridge.
And by that time we reached the quays the town was all in a kind of an uproar.
All vessels were now to discharge their cargo only at designated " legal quays " in the Pool of London.
The newly regenerated waterfront by the Camber is now home to Gunwharf Quays Britain's first world-class shopping and leisure waterfront.
The quays cover 18,000 sq.
Special liabilities lay upon riparian owners to repair canals, bridges, quays, &c. The state claimed certain proportions of all crops, stock, &c. The king's messengers could commandeer any subject's property, giving a receipt.
The entrance to the harbour has been improved by dredging, and the two quays accommodate vessels drawing 13 ft.
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New berths and quays were constructed specifically for the unloading of container ships, and also a rail container terminal.
The newly regenerated waterfront by the Camber is now home to Gunwharf Quays Britain 's first world-class shopping and leisure waterfront.
The kasbah forms the apex of a triangle of which the quays form the base.
The opening of the railway enabled it to compete successfully with Alicante, and revived the mining and metallurgical industries, while considerable sums were expended on bringing the coast and land defences up to date, and adding new quays, docks and other harbour works.
In anticipation of this event a gigantic system of docks, basins and quays was constructed, at a total cost of some £7,000,000 (of which the imperial treasury contributed 2,000,000), between the confluence of the Alster and the railway bridge (1868-1873), an entire quarter of the town inhabited by some 24,000 people being cleared away to make room for these accessories of a great port.
The export trade is expedited by quays on the Dee.
In the neighbourhood there are numerous large collieries, and coal is shipped from wharves on the riverside, vessels of 300 or 400 tons being able to reach the quays at high tide.
It had complete control over the Euxine grain-trade; the absence of tides and the depth of its harbour rendered its quays accessible to vessels of large burden; while the tunny and other fisheries were so lucrative that the curved inlet near which it stood became known as the Golden Horn.
Under the powers of these acts a new channel, called the Victoria Channel, several miles in length, was cut about 1840 leading in a direct line from the quays to the sea.
They measure about 300 acres, comprising extensive quays in both the Test and the Itchen Southampton and Environs rivers, with 28 ft.
A new channel has recently been made between it and its port, Pillau, 29 miles distant, on the outer side of the Frische Haff, so as to admit vessels drawing 20 feet of water right up to the quays of Konigsberg, and the result has been to stimulate the trade of the city.
On the other hand, there are broad quays along the river, while public gardens afford grateful shade.
The two branches of the Rhine which enter Leiden on the east unite in the centre of the town, which is further intersected by numerous small and sombre canals, with tree-bordered quays and old houses.
As the city is approached from the bay, the river Liffey, which divides the city from west to east roughly into two equal parts, is seen to be lined with a fine series of quays.
It is the chief town of the district (ldn) of Goteborg och Bohus, and the seat of a bishop. It lies on the east or left bank of the river, which is here lined with quays on both sides, those on the west belonging to the large island of Hisingen, contained between arms of the Gota.
The Storahamn is flanked by the handsome tree-planted quays, Norra and Sbdra Hamngatan.
Many works of improvement have been effected from time to time in the harbour, the quays of which occupy both sides of the river, the principal, r000 yds.
The commercial quays are built in deep water and permit the mooring alongside of the largest vessels.
The total length of the commercial quays is about 3800 yds.
In the work of improving the city, the national government assumed the expense of the commercial quays, the filling of the Sao Christovao bay, the opening of the Mangue canal and its embellishment, the opening of the Avenida Central, the extension of the sewage system and the addition of new sources to the water supply, while the city was responsible for the Avenida Beira-Mar, the opening of a new avenue from the Largo da Lapa westward to Rua Frei Caneca, the removal of the Morro do Senado, the widening of some streets crossing the Avenida Central and the opening and straightening of other streets.
From 1873 the work of extension and improvement was carried on systematically, with the addition of new quays, greater storage room, and better means for handling cargo.
The chief modern' buildings, such as the Athenaeum, with its Ionic facade and Byzantine dome, are principally on the quays and boulevards, and are constructed of stone.
The quays of the Nyhavn are lined with old gabled houses.
The harbour is crowded with picturesque timber-ships and fishing-smacks, and is bordered by quays.
Quays extend for about 1600 yds.
He spent immense sums on buildings of all sorts, on quays and harbours, on fortifications, repairing the walls of cities and erecting castles in Thrace to check the inroads of the barbarians, on aqueducts, on monasteries, above all, upon churches.
Dordrecht presents a picturesque appearance with its busy quays and numerous canals and windmills, its quaint streets and curiously gabled houses.
The Tyne dock has a water-area of 50 acres, the tidal basin of 10 acres, and the quays and yards about 300 acres.
The town was founded by the convent of Durham about the middle of the 13th century, but on account of the complaints of the burgesses of Newcastle an order was made in 1258, stipulating that no ships should be laden or unladen at Shields, and that no "shoars" or quays should be built there.
Perhaps the most attractive part of Budapest is the line of broad quays on the left bank of the Danube, which extend for a distance of 21 m.
The railway station (1109 ft.) is above the town, and is connected with the fine quays by a funicular railway.
The vigour and tactical skill of Bonaparte contributed very largely to the success of the troops of the Convention over the Parisian malcontents on the famous day of 1 3 Vendemiaire (October 5th, 1795), when the defenders of the Convention, sweeping the quays and streets near the Tuilleries by artillery and musketry, soon paralysed the movement at its headquarters, the church of St Roch.
The total length of quays and wharves belonging to the port amounts to some 23 m.
A large new harbour, with spacious quays, has been constructed towards the south of the city.