Kiel Canal


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Kiel Canal

also Nord-Ost·see Ka·nal  (nört-ôst′zā kä-näl′)
A canal, 98 km (61 mi) long, of northern Germany connecting the North Sea with the Baltic Sea. Built (1887-1895) to facilitate movement of the German fleet, it was widened and deepened from 1907 to 1914.
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Kiel′ Canal′


n.
a canal in N Germany, connecting the North and Baltic seas. 61 mi. (98 km) long.
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But it went horribly wrong, with a freak wind causing 15 soldiers to land in the Kiel Canal.
Itinerary includes overnight stays in Bremerhaven and Hamburg, cruising the River Weser, Kiel Canal and River Elbe and a visit to Berlin.
The Kiel Canal connects the North Sea and which sea?
The lowest and highest annual growth in experimental setups have been recorded in the harbor of Antwerp and the Kiel Canal (NordOstsee-Kanal), respectively.
Ports of call: Southampton, UK - Cruising Kiel Canal - Copenhagen, Denmark - Tallinn, Estonia - St.
Boudicca's smaller size means she can glide through Kiel Canal and stop at interesting towns and cities such as Travemunde for trips into UNESCO-listed Lubeck.
After all, global shipping has been affected in the past by the closure of the Suez Canal for eight years during the Arab-Israeli conflicts, technical glitches faced by Panama Canal locks in the early 1990s, and the temporary closure of the Kiel Canal in 2013.
Next afternoon found us moving cautiously through the Kiel Canal, the 63-mile cut across the base of northern Germany that allows smaller ships to avoid the longer voyage around the top of Denmark.
A transit of the Kiel Canal and the opportunity to join an excursion to ed Berlin from Warnemunde complete the voyage.
Wake early to catch Marco Polo's transit through the Kiel Canal ?
'Imagine', he invited the members of a scientific association, '[that] you are standing at the Kiel Canal but cannot cross it'.