Amazing Facts About The Corinth Canal
- by XpatAthens
- Thursday, 04 October 2018
Constructed in the late 19th century, specifically from 1880 to 1893, the Corinth Canal is one of Greece's most important accomplishments in engineering. Before it was built, ships wanting to cross the Adriatic or go to Corinth had to circle the Peloponnese, which added an additional 185 miles to the journey.
In the video below from Humans at Sea, we learn 10 interesting facts about this amazing engineering feat. Like the fact that it's only 6.3 kilometers in length, or 3.9 miles long!