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Suez Canal

General Information

Name in local language: قناة السويس qanāt as-suwēs
Beginning of works: 1859
Completion: 17 November 1869
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: Canal

Awards and Distinctions

2003

Location

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Technical Information

Dimensions

width 280 - 345 m
length 162.25 km
depth 22.5 m

Quantities

volume of earthworks 74 000 000 m³

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Participants

Engineering
(role unknown)

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    10000183
  • Published on:
    07/01/2003
  • Last updated on:
    22/12/2018