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Canal de Lachine / Lachine Canal – Canada (2)

Canal de Lachine / Lachine Canal - Canada (2)

Description

Canal de Lachine / Lachine Canal, Montréal (Canada): Looking upstream of lock No. 2 on 8 May 2004. Built in 1821, the canal is 13 km long, 5.5 m deep and the total head difference is 15.9 m. It was designed for shipping navigation on the Saint Laurent river around the Lachine Rapids. It was disused since the completion of the Saint Laurent Seaway.

Date

8 May 2004

Copyright

Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia

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