Connect and Divide: On the History of the Kiel Canal

Connect and divide: on the history of the Kiel Canal

Simply listing canal projects does not adequately outline the pre-history of the Kiel Canal. Something very similar can be said about its construction. Recounting detail such as the astonishing amount of machinery used (hundreds of locomotives, dozens of steam dredgers) and …

Connect and divide: On the history of the Kiel Canal

The Kiel Canal (built between 1886 and 1895) connects the North Sea and the Baltic for seagoing vessels, yet, being 100 km long, about 10 m deep and 100 m wide, it also divides a landscape.

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Connect and divide – SAGE Publications

Connect and divide On the history of the Kiel Canal Eike-Christian Heine Stuttgart University Abstract The Kiel Canal (built between 1886 and 1895) connects the North Sea and the Baltic for seagoing vessels, yet, being 100 km long, about 10 m deep and 100 m wide, it also divides a landscape. This finding is the starting

Kiel Canal – Wikipedia

The canal was finished in 1895, but later widened, and links the North Sea at Brunsbüttel to the Baltic Sea at Kiel-Holtenau. An average of 250 nautical miles (460 km) is saved by using the Kiel Canal instead of going around the Jutland Peninsula.

End point: Kiel (Baltic Sea)

Scandinavia & the Kiel Canal – Ocean Cruise Overview

Overnight stays in charming Copenhagen, Hanseatic Hamburg and canal-laced Amsterdam help you explore fully. Visit Sweden’s cultural center and second-largest city of Gothenburg and Norway’s cosmopolitan capital of Oslo.

Germany Holidays: The Kiel Canal – Germany is Wunderbar

The Kiel Canal, a Panama for the Baltic, is a giant piece of German engineering where ships take a short-cut across the land.

Review Article Chokepoints: Movement, mobility, regulation

While the two canals represented are, in the words of André Siegfried, ‘essential instruments of world unity’, they also divided their local surrounding areas, as both Huber and Carse demonstrate. 1 1 For a similar ‘connect-and-divide’ approach in a different national context, see E.-C. Heine, ‘Connect and Divide: On the history of the Kiel Canal’, Journal of Transport History 35 (2014), 200–19.

Published in: Mariner’s Mirror · 2016Authors: Christoph LauchtAffiliation: Swansea University

Canals and inland waterways – The 19th century

The Kiel Canal. The 19th century saw the construction of the Kiel and Suez canals. The former carries tonnage many times that of most other canals. Frequent attempts had been made to make a route from the Baltic to the North Sea and thus to bypass the Kattegat and the dangerous Skagerrak.

Die aufsässigen Elemente. Herausforderungen, Technik und

The Kiel Canal (built between 1886 and 1895) connects the North Sea and the Baltic for seagoing vessels, yet, being 100 km long, about 10 m deep and 100 m wide, it also divides a landscape.

Journal of Transport History 2014 No 2 – International

Journal of Transport History 2014 No 2 Editorial Zeller, Thomas Histories of transport, mobility and environment Seow, Victor Socialist drive: The First Auto Works and the contradictions of connectivity in the early People’s Republic of China In 1956, the First Auto Works, the People’s Republic of China’s first automobile manufacturing plant, began production in the city of Changchun.

Kaiser Wilhelm Canal / Kiel Canal – GlobalSecurity.org

Kaiser Wilhelm Canal / Kiel Canal. The idea of connecting the Baltic with the North Sea by a water-route which would avoid the dangerous voyage round the peninsula of Jutland first crops out in