Encyclopedia > Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

  Article Content

Amsterdam-Rhine Canal

The Amsterdam-Rhine Canal or Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal is a canal in the Netherlands that was built to connect the port city of Amsterdam to the main shipping artery of the Rhine. Its course follows a generally southeasterly direction as it goes through the city of Utrecht towards Wijk bij Duurstede where it intersects the Lek branch of the Rhine and then continues on to the Waal river near Tiel, with a branch, the Lek Canal, to the Lek near Nieuwegein.

Railroad bridges (with nearest train station on the west and east bank):



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Great River, New York

... median income for a household in the town is $78,399, and the median income for a family is $89,566. Males have a median income of $60,179 versus $58,125 for females. ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 55.4 ms