Erie Canal


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Erie Canal

An artificial waterway extending about 580 km (360 mi) across central New York from Albany to Buffalo. Constructed from 1817 to 1825 and enlarged numerous times after 1835, it is now part of the New York State Canal System.

Erie Canal

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(Placename) a canal in New York State between Albany and Buffalo, linking the Hudson River with Lake Erie. Length: 579 km (360 miles)

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a canal in New York between Albany and Buffalo, connecting the Hudson River with Lake Erie: completed in 1825; now constitutes the major part of the New York State Barge Canal. 363 mi. (584 km) long.
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Noun1.Erie Canal - an artificial waterway connecting the Hudson river at Albany with Lake Erie at BuffaloErie Canal - an artificial waterway connecting the Hudson river at Albany with Lake Erie at Buffalo; built in the 19th century; now part of the New York State Barge Canal
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
New York State Barge Canal - a system of canals crossing New York State and connecting the Great Lakes with the Hudson River and Lake Champlain
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Canallers, Don, are the boatmen belonging to our grand Erie Canal.
Major organization : ERIE CANAL HARBOR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
It is now a public park along the Erie Canal with recreational uses; and
There were two or three other ingenious inventions that came out of the Erie Canal .
builder Atlantic Funding & Real Estate will pay a $50,000 penalty for stormwater control rule violations at its Gateway Landing development, and invest nearly $70,000 in a bioswale to filter silt and pollution from the site's contaminated runoff into the Erie Canal.
The technologies needed to build the Erie Canal system were transferred to the U.
At the time, he had high hopes of establishing himself as a successful newspaper editor of the Buffalo Morning Express in the thriving, up-and-coming metropolis at the end of the Erie Canal.
On that recent trip discussed earlier in this series one destination was the old Erie Canal and its often side-by-side companion, the New York State Barge Canal.
Its waters provide drinking water for New York City, turn the electricity-generating turbines at the New York Power Authority, and are then loosed again to meander up the Schoharie Valley to Schoharie Crossing, the site of an Erie Canal Aqueduct, where the waters of the Schoharie Creek enter the Mohawk River.
Near the Erie Canal, a 23-acre site will be redeveloped with $150 million in public financing.
Experienced mariners recommend not venturing on the Erie Canal any earlier than mid-June and avoiding Lake Michigan by September.

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