Difference between revisions of "Piers and trestles"

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Definition of a Pier:
Rather long structures with a horizontal deck on series of piles extending perpendicular to the coast into the sea. Serving as a landing place for vessels, as a recreation facility, as a measuring facility for coastal processes or as a part of sand by-pass facility.
This is the common definition for a Pier, other definitions can be discussed in the article