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Unique Manhole Covers
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Description:
To locate and submit interesting ground access covers with unusual other than mass produced patterns or designs.
Expanded Description:
Originally manhole covers were designed for early sailing ships to gain access to storage compartments below deck. Not until the advent of underground drainage systems were these seen anywhere on land. Today they can be found to gain access to catch basins, sewers, electrical ducts or water piping. Many innovative designs gave sprung up over the years to advertise, to please the customer or just for extra decorative coverings to various underground facilities.


Post the name of the cover, the stamping reference or just a street name with the location in your title.
Post a clear readable close-up photo of the cover and one from farther away area photo.
  • Marginal or questionable covers subject to "Officer" review.
  • Sample link --->>> Not acceptable for posting
    ° Sewer or drainage grates
    ° Basic design without customization
  • Link for acceptable type of covers by --->>> Dan Heller photos
    ° Customized with the city or locality name or seal
    ° Enhanced design with strong visual interest

    -Check the co-ordinates of your location against previously submitted Waymarks in your area to determine if the same cover hasn't already been listed within a 1 mile - 1.6 kilometre distance.



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  • Instructions for Posting a Unique Manhole Covers Waymark:
    Please read the detailed "Category" page before submitting your Waymark to determine if it falls within the acceptable requirements.
    Post the name of the cover, the stamping reference or just a street name with the location in your title.
    Post a clear legible close up photo of the cover and one other photo of the general area with the cover

  • Not allowed
    ° Sewer or drainage grates or covers.
    ° No duplicate covers.(Minimum distance required if similar)
    ° Basic design without customization.
    ° Blurry or out of focus close-ups.
    ° Checkerboard designs, raised or recessed.
    ° Manually enhanced covers.
    ° Temporary covers.
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  • Allowed
    ° Only public accessible covers.
    ° Customized with the city or locality name or seal.
    ° Enhanced design with strong visual interest.
    ° Quality photos of covers with legible stamped names and/or designs only.
    ° Duplicate cover designs if cast by different manufacturers.(eg. U.S.A./Canada/Japan/China/Korea etc.)
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    °

    Note: Logging requirements subject to changes.


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    Image for Couvercle d'égout pluvial - Storm Sewer Cover - Gatineau, Québecview gallery
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    Unique Manhole CoversCouvercle d'égout pluvial - Storm Sewer Cover - Gatineau, Québec

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    Ce couvercle d'égout pluvial artistique est situé sur la rue Jacques-Cartier, à Gatineau, Québec. This artistic storm sewer cover is located on Jacques-Cartier Street, in Gatineau, Québec.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

    location: Quebec, Canada

    date approved: 12/10/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversUne Vie, Une Ville (One Life, One City) - Gatineau, Quebec

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    Located in front of the "Theatre de l'ile" in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Burrow

    location: Quebec, Canada

    date approved: 12/4/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversStadt Cochem - Cochem, Germany

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    One of many Unique Manhole Covers located at Marktplatz in Cochem, Germany.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

    location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

    date approved: 11/29/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole Covers'Kanalnetz' Manhole Cover - Pforzheim, Germany, BW

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    At the 'Barfüßergasse' in Pforzheim, Germany, Baden-Württemberg is a unique manhole cover located.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

    location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

    date approved: 10/10/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversUniversitätsstadt Kaiserslautern - Kaiserslautern, Germany

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    One of many Unique Manhole Covers located on a square named Stiftplatz in the center of Kaiserslautern, Germany.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

    location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

    date approved: 10/8/2017

    last visited: never

    Image for 'Stadt Füssen' Manhole Cover - Füssen, Germany, BYview gallery
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    Unique Manhole Covers'Stadt Füssen' Manhole Cover - Füssen, Germany, BY

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    In front of the fountain 'Stadtbrunnen' at the pedestrain area 'Reichenstraße' in Füssen, Germany, Bayern exists a beautiful unique manhole cover.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

    location: Bayern, Germany

    date approved: 9/6/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole Covers100 Jahre Fernwärme für Kiel, Germany

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    100 Jahre Fernwärme für Kiel 1905-2005 100 years of heating network for Kiel

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member seapanda

    location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

    date approved: 8/20/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversCity of Pearland - Pearland, TX

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    Located between the sidewalk and street, in front of city hall at 3519 Liberty Drive.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

    location: Texas

    date approved: 8/20/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversCouvercle de regard de - Sarlat, Aquitaine

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    [FR] Un superbe couvercle de bouche technique que nous trouvons à l'entrée de la Ville de Sarlat. [EN] A superb technical mouth lid that we find at the entrance to the City of Sarlat.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

    location: Aquitaine, France

    date approved: 8/9/2017

    last visited: 8/9/2017

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    Unique Manhole CoversUnique Manhole Cover - Reditelstvi dalnic - Praha, CZ

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    Special manhole cover made for "Reditelství dálnic".

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member paldina

    location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

    date approved: 8/2/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversLisboa.

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    A manhole cover with Lisboa's City Council seal.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

    location: Lisboa, Portugal

    date approved: 6/9/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversKanaldeckel Dannhäuser GMBH - Andernach - RLP - Germany

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    Kanaldeckel Dannhäuser GMBH

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

    location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

    date approved: 6/5/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversKanaldeckel Belting - Andernach - RLP - Germany

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    Kanaldeckel Belting

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

    location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

    date approved: 6/2/2017

    last visited: 6/2/2017

    Image for Compass Rose at manhole cover - Sierksdorf/ Schleswig-Holstein/ Deutschlandview gallery
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    Unique Manhole CoversCompass Rose at manhole cover - Sierksdorf/ Schleswig-Holstein/ Deutschland

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    Here you can find a compas rose on this manhole cover.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bianka11

    location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

    date approved: 5/26/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversKanaldeckel Wismar - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Deutschland

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    Am Rande des Marktplatzes der Hansestadt Wismar befindet sich dieser spezielle Kanaldeckel

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

    location: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

    date approved: 5/12/2017

    last visited: 3/15/2016

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    Unique Manhole CoversNorthport Manhole Cover - Northport, MI

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    This manhole cover shows a picturesque view of this quaint fishing village.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

    location: Michigan

    date approved: 5/2/2017

    last visited: 10/18/2017

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    Unique Manhole CoversUnique Manhole Cover - Benesov, CZ

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    Special manhole cover made for Kaufland as a kind of promotion.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member paldina

    location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 4/10/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversPardubice manhole cover - Pardubice (East Bohemia)

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    Manhole covers with coat of arms of Pardubice, a regional centre of Pardubice region (kraj) of the Czech Republic, you can find in town' centre - this is one of them, located in Trída míru (Peace Avenue).

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

    location: Pardubicky kraj, Czech Republic

    date approved: 4/2/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversKanaldeckel "Marktbrunnen", Markt, Siegburg - NRW / Germany

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    Manhole Cover located at the market near the market fountain

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

    location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

    date approved: 3/18/2017

    last visited: never

    Image for Kanaldeckel "Schlosserei Roland", Markt, Siegburg - NRW / Germanyview gallery
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    Unique Manhole CoversKanaldeckel "Schlosserei Roland", Markt, Siegburg - NRW / Germany

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    Unique Manhole Cover near the market place

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

    location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

    date approved: 3/18/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversLincoln Park - Chicago, IL

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    Located in Chicago's Lincoln Park.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

    location: Illinois

    date approved: 3/17/2017

    last visited: 6/24/2011

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    Unique Manhole CoversDannhäuser GmbH - Kulmbach/BY/Germany

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    Kanaldeckel mit dem Abbild der Dannhäuser GmbH. Manhole cover with the sign of Dannhäuser GmbH.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

    location: Bayern, Germany

    date approved: 3/5/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversGarden of Remembrance cover - City Hall - Belfast

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    One of two unique manhole covers in the Garden of Remembrance at Belfast City Hall.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

    location: Ulster, Ireland

    date approved: 2/15/2017

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversTaos Plaza cover - Taos, NM

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    A manhole cover in Taos Plaza.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

    location: New Mexico

    date approved: 12/27/2016

    last visited: never

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    Unique Manhole CoversNaumburger Dom - Naumburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

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    Kanaldeckel mit dem Abbild des Naumburger Doms. Manhole cover with the image of the Naumburger Dom.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

    location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

    date approved: 12/7/2016

    last visited: never

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