Synonyme von Canals
BerezinaBridgewater CanalCaledonian Canala canal in N Scotland, linking the Atlantic with the North Sea through the Great Glen: built 1803–47; now used mostly for leisure boating Champlain CanalCorinth Canala ship canal connecting the Gulf of Corinth and the Saronic Gulf across the Isthmus of Corinth Dortmund-Ems CanalErie Canala canal in New York State between Albany and Buffalo, linking the Hudson River with Lake Erie. Length: 579 km (360 miles) Göta CanalGrand Canala canal in E China, extending north from Hangzhou to Tianjin: the longest canal in China, now partly silted up; central section, linking the Yangtze and Yellow Rivers, finished in 486 bc; north section finished by Kublai Khan between 1282 and 1292. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles) Grand Union Canala canal in S England linking London and the Midlands: opened in 1801 Houston Ship CanalKiel Canalcanal in N Germany, connecting the North Sea & the Baltic Sea: 61 mi (98 km) Manchester Ship CanalCanal du MidiMittelland Canala canal in Germany, linking the Rivers Rhine and Elbe. Length: 325 km (202 miles) Moscow CanalNew York State Barge CanalCanal do NortePanama Canala canal across the Isthmus of Panama, linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans: extends from Colón on the Caribbean Sea southeast to Balboa on the Gulf of Panama; built by the US (1904–14), after an unsuccessful previous attempt (1880–89) by the French under de Lesseps. Length: 64 km (40 miles) Rhine-Herne CanalCanal de São GonçaloSuez Canala sea-level canal in NE Egypt, crossing the Isthmus of Suez and linking the Mediterranean with the Red Sea: built (1854–69) by de Lesseps with French and Egyptian capital; nationalized in 1956 by the Egyptians. Length: 163 km (101 miles) Twente CanalWelland Canala canal in S Canada, in Ontario, linking Lake Erie to Lake Ontario: part of the St Lawrence Seaway, with eight locks. Length: 44 km (28 miles) ▷ See canal
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