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Griboedov Canal

General Information

Completion: 1739
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: Canal

Location

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Technical Information

Dimensions

width 32 m
length 5 km

Chronology

1739

Catherine Canal constructed on the basis of the existing river Krivusha.

1764 — 1790

The canal is deepened and the banks are covered with granite.

1932

The canal is renamed after the Russian playwright and diplomat Alexander Griboedov.

Notes

The canal connects the Moika and the Fontanka rivers.

Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    10000901
  • Published on:
    10/05/2006
  • Last updated on:
    28/05/2021