Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Canal du Midi

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in France

Also known as the Canal du Languedoc.

Started in 1666, opened in 1681.

240 km (150 mi) long, connecting the Garonne to the Étang de Thau (linking the Atlantic and the Mediterranean).

Construction supervised by Pierre-Paul Riquet.

See Wikipedia entry.

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