la Marne

Marne

La Marne

The source is Saint-Geosmes and the mouth is Seine.

Navigation on the Marne starts at Epernay and ends at Charenton-le-Pont.

The Marne is 514 kilometres long (319.38 miles) with a total of 180 kilometres of navigable waterway.

There is a total of 18 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 10 kilometres (6.21 miles).

The highest point on the Marne is 423 metres (1387′ 10″ ft) above sea level and the lowest point is at 29 metres (95′ 2″ ft) above sea level.

We've divided the Marne into the following different zones.

From Epernay to Charly-sur-Marne

The water draft is 1.8 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 4.4 metres (13′ 1″ ft).

There is a total of 7 locks in this section.

General lock size

There are "Large" lock types.
Lock length 40 metres (131′ 3″ ft)
Lock width 7.8 metres (22′ 12″ ft)

From Charly-sur-Marne to Meaux

The water draft is 1.8 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 4.4 metres (13′ 1″ ft).

There is a total of 4 locks in this section.

General lock size

There are "Large" lock types.
Lock length 45 metres (147′ 8″ ft)
Lock width 7.8 metres (22′ 12″ ft)

From Meaux to Chalifert

The water draft is 1.8 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 4.4 metres (13′ 1″ ft).

There is a total of 3 locks in this section.

General lock size

There are "Large" lock types.
Lock length 45 metres (147′ 8″ ft)
Lock width 7.8 metres (22′ 12″ ft)

From Chalifert to Vaires-sur-Marne

The water draft is 1.8 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 4.4 metres (13′ 1″ ft).

From Vaires-sur-Marne to Neuilly-sur-Marne

The water draft is 1.8 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 4.4 metres (13′ 1″ ft).

There is a total of 2 locks in this section.

General lock size

There are "Large" lock types.
Lock length 45 metres (147′ 8″ ft)
Lock width 7.8 metres (22′ 12″ ft)

From Neuilly-sur-Marne to Joinville-le-Pont

The water draft is 3 metres (9′ 10″ ft) and the air draft is 6.4 metres (19′ 8″ ft).

There are "Large" lock types.

From Joinville-le-Pont to Charenton-le-Pont

The water draft is 3 metres (9′ 10″ ft) and the air draft is 6.4 metres (19′ 8″ ft).

There is a total of 2 locks in this section.

General lock size

There are "Large" lock types.
Lock length 125 metres (410′ 1″ ft)
Lock width 12 metres (39′ 4″ ft)

Barges cruising on this waterway

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