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The Rhine-Main-Danube connection through the ages. Canal cross-sections.

Object Description

An illustration showing the expansion in size of canals connecting Central European Rivers, pointing also to the size of boats that can pass on the canal. The three stages shown are the Fossa Carolina, ordered by Charlemagne in 793 AD, the Ludwig Canal, named for King Ludwig I of Bavaria, and finally the canal begun in 1921. It was not completed until 1992.


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Object Information

Language
de

Publisher
Deutsches Museum

Rights
Photo Deutsches Museum, Munich

Identifier
├┐BN- 33796