Caledonian Canal


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Caledonian Canal

A waterway, about 100 km (60 mi) long, cutting diagonally across northern Scotland from Loch Linnhe on the southwest to Moray Firth on the northeast. Opened in 1822, it is used today mainly by pleasure craft.

Caledonian Canal

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(Placename) a canal in N Scotland, linking the Atlantic with the North Sea through the Great Glen: built 1803–47; now used mostly for leisure boating

Caledo′nian Canal′


n.
a canal in N Scotland, extending NE from the Atlantic to the North Sea. 60½ mi. (97 km) long.
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Noun1.Caledonian Canal - a canal in northern Scotland that links North Sea with the Atlantic Ocean; runs diagonally between Moray Firth at the northeastern end and Loch Linnhe at the southwestern end; now little used
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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So by daylight the next morning he was marching through Ross- shire, and in the evening hit the Caledonian Canal, took the next steamer, and travelled as fast as boat and railway could carry him to the Rugby station.
Journey on the Strathspey Steam Railway A dolphin-spotting cruise on the Moray Firth Tours of the Black Isle and Royal Deeside An unforgettable journey on the 'Road to the Isles' from Fort William to Mallaig Visit Inverness, Aviemore, Loch Ness, Grantown-on-Spey, Caledonian Canal and Crathes Castle Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced Six nights' half-board hotel accommodation, *Book by 14 Feb 2018.
It uses its journey up the Caledonian Canal as a springboard for exploration of Scottish culture and history, which makes it popular with Americans.
The offences, against pupils aged 15 to 17, took place between 1978 and 1981 during separate trips near the St Mary's Loch area in Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway, and the Caledonian Canal, near Inverness in the Highlands.
The offences, against boys aged 15 to 17, all took place between 1978 and 1981 and happened during separate trips to two locations in Scotland - near the St Mary's Loch area in Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway, and the Caledonian Canal in Inverness in the Highlands.
The offences, against boys aged 15 to 17, took place between 1978 and 1981, and happened during separate trips to two locations in Scotland - near the St Mary's Loch area, in Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway, and the Caledonian Canal, in Inverness, in the Highlands.
With visibility down to around 20m, the 40ft boat Phalarope, being crewed by its three new owners on a voyage from Grimsby to the Caledonian Canal in Scotland, fetched up on rocks at Hummersea on Wednesday teatime.
Built between 1803 and 1822, the Caledonian Canal links Inverness on the east coast with Fort William on the west using man-made canals to tie up with Loch Ness, Loch Oich and Loch Lochy.
I'd have to say my favourite 'place' was taking a boat for a few days along the Caledonian Canal from Inverness to Fort William during one glorious autumn.
Hosted on the banks of the Caledonian Canal, the conference will showcase the many attractions of the nation's 137-mile canal network, from the creation of The Kelpies --the largest equine sculptures on the planet --to The Falkirk Wheel's role as the world's only rotating boat lift and an iconic tourism destination.
Caledonian Canal, Crinan Canal, Forth and Clyde Canal, Union Canal, Monkland Canal, The Falkirk Wheel Site and The Helix Site.