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Jetty

Jetty of Beckton Gasworks with a ship and a tug.
View full size imageThe jetty at Beckton Gasworks. © NMM
A structure, such as a pier, that projects into a body of water to influence the current or tide or to protect a harbour or shoreline from storms or erosion. See also wharf.


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