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Monday Morning Blues – The Corinth Canal in Greece

Ever since I first heard about the Corinth Canal as a kid I wanted to see it. The canal connects the Gulf of Corinth in the Ionian Sea with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea and cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland. The 4 mile […]

A-Z April Challenge – K is for Korinth Canal in Greece

Corinth Canal, Greece

Sunday Photo 4

Today’s photo is the Corinth Canal situated in the Peloponnese Peninsular in Greece. It links the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It was completed in 1893, its opening sandwiched between the Suez Canal (1869) and the Panama Canal (1914). 6.4 kilometres (4 mi) in length and only 21.4 metres (70 ft) wide […]