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    Wrong entry in LEO?

    Kiel canal - der Nord-Ostsee-Kanal

    Wrong entry

    Kiel canal geog. - der Nord-Ostsee-Kanal

    Correction

    Kiel Canal

    geog. -

    der Nord-Ostsee-Kanal


    Examples/ definitions with source references
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    Kiel canal [geog.] - der Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal
    Kiel Canal [geog.] - der Nord-Ostsee-Kanal
    Kiel ship canal [geog.] - der Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal
    Kiel ship canal [geog.] - der Nord-Ostsee-Kanal

    Dictionary: kiel


    Kiel Canal
    a man-made waterway, 98 km (61 miles) in length, in NW Germany, running westwards from Kiel to Brunsbüttel at the mouth of the Elbe. It connects the North Sea with the Baltic and was constructed in 1895 to provide the German navy with a shorter route between these two seas.
    http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/engl...


    Kiel Canal also Nord-Ost·see Ka·nal (nört-ôstz kä-näl)
    A canal, 98.1 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 1905 to 1914.

    The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

    Comment
    "canal" should be capitalized.
    Author Nudelholz (741555) 19 Feb 13, 08:15
    Suggestions

    Kiel Canal, North Sea–Baltic Sea Canal

    geog. -

    der Nord-Ostsee-Kanal



    Context/ examples
    Kiel Canal, German Nord-Ostsee-Kanal, English North Sea–Baltic Sea Canal, waterway in northern Germany, extending eastward for 98 km (61 miles) from Brunsbüttelkoog (on the North Sea, at the mouth of the Elbe River) to Holtenau (at Kiel Harbour on the Baltic Sea).

    http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/317...

    Comment
    unterstützt
    #1Authorwmw (386353) 19 Feb 13, 10:49
    Comment
    Die Britannica würde ich nicht als zuverlässige Quelle betrachten.
    Seit 1970 heißt Brunsbüttelkoog -> Brunsbüttel.
    #2Authorkehd (353378) 20 Feb 13, 08:33
     
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