KM1854.0 Gabčikovo lake
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Gabčíkovo is a hydroelectric project on the river Danube south of Bratislava, built jointly by Slovakia and Hungary between 1977-1992. The natural channel of the Danube is now controlled by a weir and lock at Cunovo (SK) and a weir at Dunakiliti (HU); there is no through passage on this channel. Gabčíkovo weir and lock create the Zdrž Hrušov (Hrušov reservoir) and Dunajský Kanál. The canal is an elevated straight-line aqueduct with rigid banks. A two-chamber lock complex allows passage of river traffic. Below the lock the river is shared by Slovakia and Hungary.
Bratislava is the second capital city you pass through on the Danube, after Vienna. It is the smallest and least expensive capital to visit but is also the most charming.
(Flying Saucer bridge)
The bridge pylon includes a