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-KanalSiehe Wörterbuch: kiel
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.
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