Dock facts for kids
A dock is a structure built above water along the shore where boats can be tied. Docks are often held up by pilings which are often poles driven into the sea floor or riverbed.
Images for kids
Dock for cruise ships in St Maarten in the Caribbean.
Docks in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Partially backfilled dry dock of the former Valmet Vuosaari Shipyard in Vuosaari, Helsinki, Finland.
A small dry dock in Gloucester, England
A boat dock on Lake Michigan in Chicago.
Docks along San Francisco Bay in Tiburon, California
Floating dock at Mohonk Mountain House
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