Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Canal du Midi

From Graces Guide

in France

Also known as the Canal du Languedoc.

Started in 1666, opened in 1681.

240 km (150 mi) long, connecting the Garonne to the Étang de Thau (linking the Atlantic and the Mediterranean).

Construction supervised by Pierre-Paul Riquet.

See Wikipedia entry.


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