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Dock/Pier (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 236

Geoform Origin Anthropogenic
Geoform Dock/Pier


Description
Definition A landing place for vessels normally oriented perpendicular to the shore with a flat surface for off-loading materials. Docks may be fixed in position through anchors or piles, or be supported by pilings or other structures.