Canals

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Ahwar of Southern Iraq Uruk
Al Zubarah sea canal
Al-Ahsa Oasis drainage canals
Amsterdam Canal Ring
Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque
Ayutthaya Ayutthaya Historic Zone has many canals and waterways
Bali Subak system for water management
Bamberg The inscribed centre includes some remains of the "Ludwig Canal" including "Lock 100" and quays/old cranes alongside the street "Am Kanal". The Ludwig Canal was built between 1836/46 as the first attempt to link the Main and Danube. See
Banska Stiavnica Network of canals connecting the water reservoirs
Beemster Polder
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape Brecknock and Abergavenny canal
Brugge
Canal du Midi
City of Bath Kennet and Avon Canal
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape Tavistock canal
Defence Line of Amsterdam "... canals nave been built to drain the land" (AB ev)
Derwent Valley Mills
Ferrara Canale San Nicolo-Medelana
Fontainebleau Henry IV pierced the wooded park with a 1200m canal (wiki)
Fort and Shalamar Gardens
Fortifications of Vauban Neuf-Brisach
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Antonine Wall: when a new section of the Union Canal was built in 2000 a Tunnel was built under the wall to avoid damaging it.
Grand Canal Includes 10 main sections of canals
Ironbridge Gorge Shropshire Canal
Las Medulas Roman canals
Liverpool Leeds and Liverpool Canal (via Stanley Dock)
Mexico City and Xochimilco Xochimilco
Mount Athos Xerxes Canal (now only remains)
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal
Provins "Some of the canals have been covered, but most still remain as in the Middle Ages."
Rammelsberg and Goslar Oberharzer Gräben
Rideau Canal
Saltaire Leeds and Liverpool canal
Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca Especially important in the low sector is the presence of a great canal 350 meters long, with systems of baths and pools for collecting water (nom file - Pumapongo)
Shushtar
Sian Ka'an Recently, a 24 km Mayan artificial canal was discovered (Unesco website)
Solovetsky Islands Made by monks between the 16th and the 20th centuries, the canals connect over 60 lakes on Bolshoi Solovetsky Island.
Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District "Speicherstadt, the “city of warehouses,” includes....... a connecting network of canals and bridges" (AB)
St. Petersburg Kronstadt - The Peter and Catherine Canals, Ligovsky Canal
Stralsund and Wismar The "Grube" in Wismar is "the last artificial mediaeval waterway to be preserved in an old city in Northern Germany" (Nom File)
Studley Royal Park The River Skell was straightened out into a canal
The Four Lifts Canal du Centre
Venice and its Lagoon
Vienna Danube canal
Water Management System of Augsburg network of canals

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