A newcomer to river cruising, the 575-mile Meuse River flows through France, Belgium and the Netherlands before meeting the North Sea. The main tributaries of the Meuse are listed below in downstream-upstream order, with the town where the tributary meets the river: The mean annual discharge rate of the Meuse has been relatively stable over the last few thousand years. PK 32.9     Railway bridge, footbridge PK 40.4     Bridge (Orzy) However, during another series of severe floods the Meuse found an additional path towards the sea, resulting in the creation of the Biesbosch wetlands and Hollands Diep estuaries. Meuse River - Wikimedia Commons. PK 107.0     Lock 37 (Sedan), automatic, bridge, water Between Maastricht and Maasbracht, an unnavigable section of the Meuse is bypassed by the 36 km (22.4 mi) Juliana Canal. Fishing in the river Meuse and Maasplassen Limburg is the utmost southern province of the Netherlands, with the river de Maas as its vital blue artery. PK 161.8     End of cut-off (distance measured on Meuse) PK 59.0     Industrial quay r/b Those branches are currently known as the Nieuwe Maas and Oude Maas. PK 59.8     Quay (Saint-Rémy) r/b PK 104.1     Lights controlling lock access r/b PK 162.6     Dun-sur-Meuse port de plaisance opposite weir, Meuse Nautic hire base, 24 berths, night €7, fuel, water, electricity, showers, slipway, restaurant PK 234.1     Lock 11 (Rouvrois), bridge, village r/b PK 57.1     Flood gate, navigation re-enters Meuse PK 140.3     Meander cut-off l/b PK 268.4     Vertuzey bridge, quay u/s r/b, water, electricity [9], The name Meuse is derived from the French name of the river, derived from its Latin name, Mosa, which ultimately derives from the Celtic or Proto-Celtic name *Mosā. PK 158.4     Flood gate (Sassey), bridge PK 47.3     Footbridge PK 61.6     Private quay l/b, water and electricity, PK 62.4     Château-Regnault bridge, mooring for 6 boats (free) u/s r/b, water, electricity, slipway, village overlooked by rocky peaks (Rocher des 4 Fils Aymon) PK 216.3     Bridge PK 84.9     Bridge PK 237.9     Weir (Maizey), l/b, navigation re-enters Meuse The river has been divided near Heusden into the Afgedamde Maas on the right and the Bergse Maas on the left. PK 252.2     Sampigny bridge, quay l/b, village l/b beyond railway From 1301 the upper Meuse roughly marked the western border of the Holy Roman Empire with the Kingdom of France, after Count Henry III of Bar had to receive the western part of the County of Bar (Barrois mouvant) as a French fief from the hands of King Philip IV. Nederlands:Oude Maas 2. The network of quiet little country roads in Meuse will ensure that you enjoy cycling, whatever type of bike you ride. Go Your Own Way – Cruise the canals driving your own hire boat, Sit Back and Relax – captain and crew will treat you like royalty, Watch France Glide Past – close-up, from the comfort of your cabin. PK 35.8     Mooring at camp-site l/b The Meuse is represented in the documentary "The River People" released in 2012 by Xavier Istasse. PK 39.1     Lock 50 (Revin), VHF 20, automatic, in 420m lock-cut, r/b, mooring for 10 boats on Meuse u/s of lock-cut entrance, night €4.45, water, electricity, shower, slipway PK 31.2     Ferry for slate-works PK 107.7     Bridge (Pont de la Gare), private quay u/s l/b The Bergse Maas continues under the name of Amer, which is part of De Biesbosch. PK 266.3     Lock 5 (Euville), bridge, quay for 2 boats u/s r/b, water, restaurant, village 1000m r/b The Meuse River has 3 ports and harbors in 2 countries. PK 204.8     Weir (Grand Gueulard) l/b, watch out for cross-current PK 45.4     Lock 48 (Dames de Meuse), automatic, in 2.1km lock-cut, r/b PK 69.4     Joigny bridge, mooring d/s r/b, village r/b PK 39.5     Navigation re-enters Meuse, channel on r/b side Just upstream of the town of Commercy, the Canal de la Meuse connects with the Marne–Rhine Canal by means of a short diversion canal.[12]. The Meuse (Dutch: Maas) is a river in Western Europe.The river starts in France, goes through Belgium and the Netherlands.It ends in the North Sea. The first lock, close to the Belgian border, has a length of 100m and a width of 12m, giving access for high-capacity barges to the port of Givet. The vessel MEUSE RIVER (IMO: 9866988, MMSI 205777000) is a Hopper Dredger built in 2020 and currently sailing under the flag of Belgium. PK 171.2     Flood lock (Vilosne), bridge, village r/b PK 17.7     Bridge (Jean Matine) PK 227.9     Quay (Troyon) r/b, mooring for 6 boats PK 239.0     Cliffs, r/b Explore by boat, barge or ship – what are the differences? PK 7.4     Northern entrance to Ham tunnel, length 565m 330 x 353 gif 12kB. The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior to 1922, produced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source). However, since its re-adoption as national anthem in 1952, only the third stanza of the Deutschlandlied has been sung as the German national anthem, the first and second stanzas being omitted. PK 148.1     Flood lock (Stenay), bridge, end of lock-cut PK 217.6     Bridge The Afgedamde Maas was created in the late Middle Ages, when a major flood made a connection between the Maas and the Merwede at the town of Woudrichem. PK 186.5     Champneuville bridge, basin u/s r/b PK 50.0     Lock 47 (Commune), automatic, in 350m lock-cut, r/b The link was authorised by laws voted by the Assemblée Nationale in 1872 and 1874, and works began immediately. PK 257.6     Railway bridges [7][17] In 1970 the Haringvlietdam has been finished. The Meuse-Argonne Offensive fulfilled this vision, committing the U.S. First Army to a battle of unprecedented scale, duration and intensity in American history. The department of Meuse is located in the region of region of Lorraine. PK 123.8     Private footbridge, private quay u/s r/b, services PK 172.7     Lock 25 (Planchette), r/b, bridge The current position of MEUSE RIVER is at North Sea (coordinates 51.50166 N / 0.528 E) reported 0 min ago by AIS. PK 61.0     Railway bridge PK 219.3     Bridge PK 39.2     Revin tunnel, length 224m, controlled by lights The Meuse River Line has 8 start positions and is a good 4v4 map. Marcel de Wit, Robert Leander, Adri Buishand: Ward PJ, H Renssen, JCJH Aerts, RT van Balen & J Vandenberghe (2008), "Strong increases in flood frequency and discharge of the River Meuse over the Late Holocene: impacts of long-term anthropogenic land use change and climate variability". PK 7.1     Lock 58 (Trois Fontaines), bridge, 2.3km lock-cut l/b PK 84.1     Quay (Roméry) r/b PK 2.8     Flood gate and weir, navigation re-enters Meuse PK 2.2     Port of Givet, basins l/b The river then forms part of the Belgian-Dutch border, except that at Maastricht the border lies further to the west. At Namur it is joined by the Sambre. The waterway is retained in the  priority national network only up to the junction with the Canal des Ardennes. PK 53.7     Deville quay l/b, village behind railway PK 164.0     Lock 27 (Warinvaux) PK 134.6     Létanne quay l/b, meander cutoff r/b PK 84.3     Lock 41 (Roméry), automatic, in 1.6km lock-cut, r/b PK 160.5     Meander cut-off, r/b The canalized Meuse used to be called the "Canal de l'Est — Branche Nord" but was recently rebaptized into "Canal de la Meuse". PK 107.4     Sedan public quay r/b (alternative mooring in Meuse along camp-site), night €10, water, electricity, showers, slipway, centre 1000m The Meuse River is the largest river to pass through Belgium. PK 2.7     Bridge (service road, access to weir) This probably derives from the same root as English "maze", referring to the river's twists and turns.[10]. PK 72.7     Nouzonville bridge, quay d/s r/b PK 52.5     Mairupt island, pass on r/b side PK 24.8     Haybes bridge, quay for 4 boats d/s r/b, water, slipway, town r/b PK 85.9     End of lock-cut, bridge PK 119.7     Villers-devant-Mouzon l/b, ferry, meander cut-off r/b This river is important to the economy of Belgium as it provides navigable areas that connect port cities to industrial cities. PK 152.1     Lock 30 (Mouzay), bridge PK 148.8     Lock 31 (Stenay), bridge, water PK 241.5     Entrance to lock-cut, r/b PK 76.9     Overhead power lines Inland Waterways of France– 310 pages : 8th Edition : 2010 –The comprehensive Imray book (click lefthand) ‘Inland Waterways of France’ and its accompanying map (click righthand) cover all the rivers and canals of France in full descriptive detail. Hiring your own cruising boat is an ideal way to explore and experience the pleasures and treasures that the French waterways have to offer. PK 81.7     End of lock-cut, turn left into Meuse –    1, rue de l’Ormicée, BP 523, 55012 Bar-le-Duc cedex (PK 239.5-272), PK 0.0     Belgian border, junction with Belgian Meuse (just upstream of Heer bridge) Find the detailed map Meuse , as well as those of its towns and cities, on ViaMichelin, along with road traffic and weather information, the option to book accommodation and view information on MICHELIN restaurants and MICHELIN Green Guide listed tourist sites for Meuse. PK 89.2     Meander cutoff (Ayvelles), l/b It is the oldest river in the world.. History. PK 231.2     Lock 12 (Lacroix), bridge, water PK 202.6     Bridge (Galavande), quay u/s r/b Download this waterway’s information (including extra detail) as a PDF document (click lefthand icon) or download it included in a complete set of all the waterways in this region (click righthand icon). PK 18.9     Weir, footbridge, navigation  re-enters Meuse An international agreement was signed in 2002 in Ghent, Belgium about the management of the river amongst France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Belgium. PK 79.0     Private quay r/b The majority of the Meuse River Basin is located within Belgiu… PK 194.1     Vacherauville bridge, basin u/s r/b (silted up) Nederlands:Maas-Waalkanaal 4. Nederlands:Nieuwe Maas 3. flows > 1000% of normal) has increased markedly. The lyrics written in 1841 describe a then–disunited Germany with the river as its western boundary, where King William I of the Netherlands had joined the German Confederation with his Duchy of Limburg in 1839. veterans.gc.ca. PK 210.4     Lock 17 (Haudainville), bridge The Meuse and its crossings were a key objective of the last major German WWII counter-offensive on the Western Front, the Battle of the Bulge (Battle of the Ardennes) in the winter of 1944/45. The canal was completed in 1880. See the general instructions for the passage of such locks in Part I (p.20). The Meuse river and Canal de la Meuse offer important connections into other parts of France. Below you will find the localization of Meuse on the map of France, and the satellite map of Meuse. The International Meuse Route is a bicycle route along the meandering River Meuse (or Maas as it is known in Dutch) between Maastricht in the Netherlands and the French town of Sedan which boasts Europe’s largest castle. PK 81.3     Lock 42 (Mézières), VHF 20, automatic, water, PK 81.6     Bridge PK 58.5     Monthermé bridge, mooring u/s l/b, water, small town, channel changes to l/b side PK 25.7     Lock 53 (Vanne-Alcorps) in 610m lock-cut, r/b PK 162.3     Lock 28 (Dun), bridge PK 201.5     Belleville-sur-Meuse basin, D964 along r/b Fishing the Meuse river (province of Noord Brabant) The river Maas enters the Netherlands at the border with Belgium, just below Maastricht, and runs all the way to the estuary. Meuse boasts an outstanding natural heritage that is often underestimated. The vessel is en route to the port of London, sailing at a speed of 1.5 knots and expected to arrive there on Nov 6, 07:00.. PK 176.7     Flood gate (Sivry-sur-Meuse), bridge, navigation re-enters Meuse PK 198.5     Quay for grain silo l/b, water, telephone PK 123.6     Bridge PK 103.3     Lock 38 (Villette), in 1.5km lock-cut, motorway bridge (A203) From Givet to Verdun, lock dimensions are 48.30 by 5.70m. The Meuse (/mjuːz/ MYOOZ, /mɜːz/, also US: /mɜːrz, mʌz/ MU(R)Z,[2][3][4] French: [møz]; Walloon: Moûze [muːs]) or Maas (/mɑːs/ MAHSS,[2][4][5] Dutch: [maːs]; Limburgish: Maos [mɒˑs] or Maas) is a major European river, rising in France and flowing through Belgium and the Netherlands before draining into the North Sea from the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta. PK 27.4     Fumay bridge, quay u/s l/b, all services, small town, channel changes to l/b side From Givet, the river is canalized over a distance of 272 kilometres (169 mi). PK 86.8     Motorway bridge (A203), bridge (Lumes), quay u/s r/b, village 600m European cycle route, La Meuse à Vélo (Meuse by bike) crosses the French county (or département) of Ardennes using the greenway called the Trans-Ardennes. Its lower Belgian (Walloon) portion, part of the sillon industriel, was the first fully industrialized area in continental Europe.[6]. PK 232.0     Railway bridge (TGV Est) It lies on the river Meuse where Emperor Charles V built the fortress of Charlemont. PK 174.2     Sivry-sur-Meuse bridge, basin r/b, village 600m r/b Particulars are as follows: Authority – VNF – Direction interrégionale du Nord-Est PK 221.1     Génicourt-sur-Meuse bridge, quay d/s  r/b, village 700m r/b PK 270.3     Bridge and railway bridge * … PK 241.6     Lock 10 (Saint-Mihiel), bridge, pontoon moorings for 7 boats u/s r/b, water, electricity, restaurant Locks – There are 59 locks, overcoming a difference in level of almost 150m. PK 123.1     Bridge (Fourberie) PK 45.0     Railway bridge Euratlas online Rivers Atlas of Europe and the Mediterranean Basin: page of the Meuse or Maas, Mouze, Maos showing its position on the map. PK 149.5     Weir l/b Subcategories. PK 226.8     Bridge Essential navigation guides, maps and books from publishers Breil, Fluviacarte and Imray. PK 203.6     Bridge (Legay), in bend (danger), Meuse divides immediately upstream, take r/b arm PK 101.2     Overhead power lines PK 106.7     Entrance to Sedan lock-cut, l/b PK 171.7     Weir l/b, end of canal section PK 148.6     Stenay quays both banks, small town 500m, mooring for 16 boats in unnavigable arm r/b, night €7, water, electricity, shower, slipway The route is over 280 km long and … Modern Dutch and German Maas and Limburgish Maos preserve this Germanic form. It stretches for 575 miles across France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Its creeks, backwaters and wetlands are significant habitats for numerous very sensitive species. Givet (French pronunciation: ) (German: Gibet) is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France very close to the Belgian border. Also participating in the agreement were the Belgian regional governments of Flanders, Wallonia, and Brussels (which is not in the basin of the Meuse but pumps running water into the Meuse). PK 205.1     Bridge, quay d/s l/b PK 40.7     Lock 49 (Orzy) in 300m lock-cut, r/b PK 229.7     Bridge Thereafter, the Meuse split near Heusden into two main distributaries, one flowing north to join the Merwede, and one flowing directly to the sea. PK 137.4     Entrance to Pouilly lock-cut, l/b, towpath bridge over Meuse Distance: The full signposted international route runs 1152 kilometres through France, Belgium and Holland. PK 113.7     Bridge (Aillicourt), private quay upstream l/b PK 111.9     Meander cut-off l/b This category has only the following subcategory. Up to 20% discounts for private charter or book by cabin luxury cruises, Save 5% to 50% per week on boats and destinations throughout France, Up to 20% off high-quality fleet cruises on the major rivers of France. PK 155.5     Lock 29 (Sep), bridge PK 79.7     Railway bridge PK 207.0     Entrance to 30km canal section, r/b PK 81.2     Entrance to Mézières lock-cut, r/b, possible mooring on Meuse 200m u/s, l/b Draught – The maximum authorised draught is 1.80m throughout. PK 204.4     Tunnel (length 45m) under ramparts –    Port de Givet, BP 155, 08600 Givet (PK 0-79) PK 225.3     Bridge This river distinguishes itself from other major rivers on account of its clear water. PK 165.7     Lock 26 (Liny-devant-Dun), bridge, village 700m r/b The resulting separation of the rivers Rhine and Maas reduced the risk of flooding and is considered to be the greatest achievement in Dutch hydraulic engineering before the completion of the Zuiderzee Works and Delta Works. The remaining 180 km is to be handed over to the regions Champagne-Ardenne and Lorraine. Headroom – The minimum headroom is 3.50m above normal water level. The map of the basin area of Meuse was joined to the text of the treaty.[13]. PK 8.4     Lock 57 (Ham), bridge PK 254.9     Lock 7 (Vadonville), bridge On the cultural plan, the river Meuse, as a major communication route, is the origin of the Mosan art, principally (Wallonia and France). PK 236.7     Flood gate, bridge The Meuse is one of the great navigable rivers of Europe. Birds such Eurasian curlew, corn crakes and whinchats (which have now almost comple… Despite the similarity, the Germanic name is not derived from the Celtic name, judging from the change from earlier o into a, which is characteristic of the Germanic languages. Running along the towpath beside the Meuse River from Remilly-Aillicourt to Givet, this cycle route was voted Véloroute de … The former main branch eventually silted up and is today called the Oude Maasje. There are additional, high-quality vineyards in the Moselle River valley, as well as the Seille, Metz and Sierck valleys. The Dutch name Maas descends from Middle Dutch Mase, which comes from the presumed but unattested Old Dutch form *Masa, from Proto-Germanic *Masō. The river offers spectacular scenery where it cuts deep into the Ardennes hills downstream of Charleville-Mézières. veterans.gc.ca. PK 222.8     Ambly-sur-Meuse bridge, basin d/s r/b In a joint attack on a 65-kilometer front, from the middle of Champagne to the Meuse River, the French and American armies advance several kilometers and capture Montfaucon and Varennes, among many other villages. PK 118.0     Flood gate, end of lock-cut The Cretaceous sea reptile Mosasaur is named after the river Meuse. By the time that the Germans agreed to an armistice forty-seven days later, the Meuse-Argonne Campaign would gain the distinction of being the largest and most costly military operation in American history. PK 204.4     Lock 19 (Verdun), VHF 20, water, subdivisional engineer’s office PK 47.4     End of lock-cut, navigation re-enters Meuse Also participating in the agreement were the Belgian regional governments of Flanders, Wallonia, and Brussels (which is not in the basin of the Meuse but pumps running water into the Meuse). PK 195.7     Bras-sur-Meuse bridge, village r/b, PK 196.2     Lock 20 (Bras), bridge, water Meuse The Meuse or Maas is a major European river, rising in France and flowing through Belgium and the Netherlands before draining into the North Sea from the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta. PK 43.5     Bridge An International Commission on the Meuse has the responsibility of the implementation of the treaty. PK 153.0     Pipeline crossing The process governing heavy metal distribu-tion seems that polluted sediment is carried by the river… The Euro Velo 19 Meuse Cycle Route – La Meuse à Velo – goes from the Meuse River's source in Pouilly-en-Bassigny, France to its mouth at the Hook of Holland (full report below). The waterway can be used by the smallest barges that are still in use commercially almost 40 metres (131 ft) long and just over 5 metres (16 ft) wide. PK 131.7     End of lock-cut It is canalised throughout most of its course in France and Belgium and bypassed by the Juliana Canal in the Netherlands province of Limburg, to continue as a free-flow navigation down to the Rhine delta. PK 81.9     Railway bridge Near the junction of the canal with the river, Canal des Ardennes leads southwest to Reims and on to Paris via the Marne river. PK 14.3     Vireux bridge, small quay for 9 boats d/s l/b, night €6.10, water, electricity, shower, slipway, village l/b behind island PK 79.4     Bridge (Montcy-Notre Dame), VNF office PK 163.8     Entrance to 7.9km canal section, r/b PK 22.4     Lock 54 (Fépin) in 380m lock-cut, r/b Near Lage Zwaluwe, the Nieuwe Merwede joins the Amer, forming the Hollands Diep, which splits into Grevelingen and Haringvliet, before finally flowing into the North Sea. PK 0.5     Lock 59 (Quatre Cheminées), beginning of 2.3km lock-cut, l/b On September 26, 1918 nine American divisions began the first assault along a twenty-four mile front from the Argonne Forest to the Meuse River—about 150 miles east of Paris. PK 146.9     Bridge (Cervizy) These workers point out that the frequency of serious floods (i.e. PK 246.3     Bridge (Koeur-la-Grande) PK 92.3     Flize disused railway bridge, private quay d/s l/b PK 240.8     Saint-Mihiel bridge, boat club moorings d/s r/b, small town r/b The Meuse is crossed by railway bridges between the following stations (on the left and right banks respectively): There are also numerous road bridges and around 32 ferry crossings. PK 161.9     Dun-sur-Meuse quay, village r/b PK 248.0     Lock 8 (Han), bridge In the late 19th century and early 20th century the connection between the Maas and Rhine was closed off and the Maas was given a new, artificial mouth - the Bergse Maas. PK 70.1     Lock 44 (Joigny) in 300m lock-cut, l/b, bridge PK 33.0     Lock 51 (Saint-Joseph) in 300m lock-cut, l/b PK 87.1     Railway bridge PK 200.2     Thierville-sur-Meuse bridge, quay d/s r/b "De Uitvoering van de Maasmondingswerken", Presentation of The River People on Eurochannel, https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Mosa#Latin, "Fiche cours d'eau - La Meuse (B---0000)", Contribution of scientific methods to the understanding of the work of the 16th century painter, Henri Bles Université de Liège, http://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/12/159/2008/hess-12-159-2008.pdf, Peace Palace Library's Bibliography on Water Resources and International Law regarding, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Meuse&oldid=999794809, Articles with French-language sources (fr), Articles with dead external links from March 2019, Articles containing Walloon-language text, Articles containing Limburgish-language text, All articles with vague or ambiguous time, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz area identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 January 2021, at 00:28. PK 244.4     Meander cut-off r/b Beyond Namur the Meuse winds eastwards, skirting the Ardennes, and passes Liège before turning north. The information published here results from more than ten years personal experience cruising the waterways from north to south and east to west. PK 265.1     Entrance to canal section, r/b PK 249.6     Kœur tunnel (length 50m) under D964 and railway, right-angle bends at each end, sound horn PK 271.9     Lock 2 (Sorcy) PK 30.4     Lock 52 (Roche d’Uf) in 130m lock-cut, l/b Many important rivers run through Lorraine, including the Moselle, Meurthe, Meuse and Rhine. PK 74.4     Château de la Pierronnerie, l/b The Afgedamde Maas joins the Waal, the main stem of the Rhine at Woudrichem, and then flows under the name of Boven Merwede to Hardinxveld-Giessendam, where it splits into Nieuwe Merwede and Beneden Merwede. Vineyards in the French administrative division, see, a view of great... 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