The Corinth Canal of Greece

The Corinth Canal separates the Peloponnesus from the Mainland of Grcece. The Canal was constructed beginning in 1881 and completed in 1893.  It is four miles long, seventy-five feet wide, and twenty-six feet deep. The solid, layered rock sides rises 270 feet high above the waterline. For comparison, the sides rise 27 stories above the water.

In February of 2018, a collapse of rock from one side of the canal occurred after weeks of heavy rainfall. To the author, the collapse was caused by water intrusion behind layers of rock, falling off when a sufficient amount water accumulated behind causing shear,

The”following is multi-frame illustration consisting of a least a hundred images but only few are important to explain this unique sea-level canal without locks.

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