Sifão do Canal do Alviela - Sacavem, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
N 38° 47.826 W 009° 06.246
29S E 490960 N 4294266
Quick Description: Sifão do Canal do Alviela (Siphon of the Alviela Canal) in Sacavém, is a civil engineering structure notable for its architecture, integrated within the Alviela Aqueduct, and intended to supply city of Lisbon with water.
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 1/27/2012 9:09:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMDKQB
Views: 14

Long Description:
Sifão do Canal do Alviela (Siphon of the Alviela Canal or Arch of the Alviela Canal or Tagus Channel Arch ) in Sacavém, is a civil engineering structure notable for its architecture, integrated within the Alviela Aqueduct, and intended to supply the city of Lisbon and the surrounding counties with the water from Rio Alviela.

The siphon, which is one of the ex-libris of the city of Sacavém across the Trancão River, has an arch of an arc of 45.5 meters wide and 13.5 meters high and stands in front of Fort Sacavém, near the Railway station rail serving the city.

From Wikipedia
Type: Gateway

Subtype: Other

Location: Sacavem across the Trancão river.

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