Corinthos Canal (Isthmus)
The Canal connects the Corinthian & Saronic Gulfs. Its construction started on 1882 & after hard works with many problems was completed on 1893. Its length is 6346m, its width at the surface is 24,6m & at the bottom 21,3m & its depth is between 7,5 & 8m. The side walls are of 90m high. The canal was blocked by the German forces (using explosives) on 1943 but it operated again on 1947. Today the canal is mostly used by tourist ships & private yachts.