TAW meetpunt Maas, Uikhoven, Belgium
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lotty
N 50° 55.406 E 005° 43.568
31U E 691591 N 5644849
Quick Description: TAW river gauge on the river Maas, Uikhoven, Belgium
Location: Limburg, Belgium
Date Posted: 6/1/2020 12:26:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM12HV5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
NL: De Tweede Algemene Waterpassing (TAW) is de referentiehoogte waartegenover hoogtemetingen in België worden uitgedrukt.
De TAW is een verbetering van de Algemene Waterpassing (AW) die tussen 1840 en 1879 werd uitgevoerd. Sinds 1946 hanteert men de TAW. Het gemiddelde zeeniveau bij laagwater in Oostende wordt gebruikt als nulpeil.

De Maas is een 950 kilometer lange rivier. De Maas ontspringt in Frankrijk en stroomt daarna nog door België en Nederland. In Nederland mondt ze uit in de Noordzee.


EN: The Tweede Algemene Waterpassing (TAW) is the reference height against which height measurements in Belgium are expressed.
The TAW is an improvement of the Algemene Waterpassing (AW) that was carried out between 1840 and 1879. The TAW has been used since 1946. The average sea level at low tide in Ostend is used as the zero level.

The Meuse is a 950 kilometer long river. The Meuse originates in France and then flows through Belgium and the Netherlands. In the Netherlands it flows into the North Sea.
RIVER GAUGE INFORMATION:
https://www.waterinfo.be/default.aspx?path=NL/HIC/Recent_HIC


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