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Potret Kanal Raksasa di China yang Hidup Kembali

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Sabtu, 11 Jun 2022 09:00 WIB

China - Kanal 1.700 km yang merupakan kanal kuno dihidupkan kembali. Menopang hidup jutaan warga, pintu air Babao Ship mulai mengaliri kanal raksasa Beijing-Huangzhou.

HANGZHOU, CHINA - JUNE 6, 2022 - An aerial view of the Babao Ship lock, a key control project of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, June 6, 2022. Eight fort lock is the beijing-hangzhou grand canal two channel connecting terminal of the qiantang river, a category  double lock, lock chamber effective length of 300 meters, 23 meters water depth, 4.2 meters wide, the project covers waterway, highway, water conservancy, municipal, housing, electromechanical and landscape, etc, after the completion of thousand tons ship from shandong to hangzhou, one-way capacity can reach 42 million tons. (Photo credit should read CFOTO/Future Publishing via Getty Images)

Proyek pintu air 'Babao Ship' mulai mengaliri kanal raksasa yang menghubungkan Ibu Kota Beijing dengan Huangzhou, Senin (6/6/2022). Kanal sepanjang 1.700 km merupakan kanal kuno yang dihidupkan lagi, membentang dari utara ke selatan.

HANGZHOU, CHINA - JUNE 6, 2022 - An aerial view of the Babao Ship lock, a key control project of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, June 6, 2022. Eight fort lock is the beijing-hangzhou grand canal two channel connecting terminal of the qiantang river, a category  double lock, lock chamber effective length of 300 meters, 23 meters water depth, 4.2 meters wide, the project covers waterway, highway, water conservancy, municipal, housing, electromechanical and landscape, etc, after the completion of thousand tons ship from shandong to hangzhou, one-way capacity can reach 42 million tons. (Photo credit should read CFOTO/Future Publishing via Getty Images)

Foto udara menunjukan salah satu pintu air 'Babao Ship' di mulut kanal Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Huangzhou, Zhejiang. Pintu air tersebut menjadi kunci utama proyek Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal. Babao Ship mulai dibuka dan mengisi kanal dengan air dari Sungai Qiantang.

HANGZHOU, CHINA - JUNE 6, 2022 - An aerial view of the Babao Ship lock, a key control project of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, June 6, 2022. Eight fort lock is the beijing-hangzhou grand canal two channel connecting terminal of the qiantang river, a category  double lock, lock chamber effective length of 300 meters, 23 meters water depth, 4.2 meters wide, the project covers waterway, highway, water conservancy, municipal, housing, electromechanical and landscape, etc, after the completion of thousand tons ship from shandong to hangzhou, one-way capacity can reach 42 million tons. (Photo credit should read CFOTO/Future Publishing via Getty Images)

Pintu air 'Babao Ship' mempunyai panjang 300 meter dengan kedalaman 23 meter dan lebar 4,2 meter. Kanal ini menjadi penopang jalur perekonomian, jalan air, suplai air bersih, pembangkit listrik, irigasi hingga lanskap alam.

HANGZHOU, CHINA - JUNE 6, 2022 - An aerial view of the Babao Ship lock, a key control project of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, June 6, 2022. Eight fort lock is the beijing-hangzhou grand canal two channel connecting terminal of the qiantang river, a category  double lock, lock chamber effective length of 300 meters, 23 meters water depth, 4.2 meters wide, the project covers waterway, highway, water conservancy, municipal, housing, electromechanical and landscape, etc, after the completion of thousand tons ship from shandong to hangzhou, one-way capacity can reach 42 million tons. (Photo credit should read CFOTO/Future Publishing via Getty Images)

Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal merupakan kanal tua yag dibangun sejak ribuan tahun lalu. Meski terlihat sederhana, dibutuhkan teknologi untuk memastikan kanal tersebut tetap terisi air dan mampu dilewati kapal ukuran besar.

HANGZHOU, CHINA - JUNE 6, 2022 - An aerial view of the Babao Ship lock, a key control project of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, June 6, 2022. Eight fort lock is the beijing-hangzhou grand canal two channel connecting terminal of the qiantang river, a category  double lock, lock chamber effective length of 300 meters, 23 meters water depth, 4.2 meters wide, the project covers waterway, highway, water conservancy, municipal, housing, electromechanical and landscape, etc, after the completion of thousand tons ship from shandong to hangzhou, one-way capacity can reach 42 million tons. (Photo credit should read CFOTO/Future Publishing via Getty Images)

Kapal-kapal yang melalui terusan ini tidak mengalami kesulitan untuk mencapai wilayah yang lebih tinggi dengan diciptakannya pound lock pada abad ke-10. Sistem pound lock banyak diadopsi oleh teknologi modern hingga saat ini di berbagai negara.

Potret Kanal Raksasa di China yang Hidup Kembali
Potret Kanal Raksasa di China yang Hidup Kembali
Potret Kanal Raksasa di China yang Hidup Kembali
Potret Kanal Raksasa di China yang Hidup Kembali
Potret Kanal Raksasa di China yang Hidup Kembali

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