Chelles Canal

Le Canal de Chelles

The waterway connects la Marne to la Marne.

Navigation on the Chelles Canal starts at Vaires-sur-Marne and ends at Neuilly-sur-Marne.

Construction began in 1848 and ended in 1865.

The Chelles Canal is 9.2 kilometres long (5.72 miles) with a total of 9.2 kilometres of navigable waterway.

There is a total of 2 locks, with an average of 1 lock every 4.6 kilometres (2.86 miles).

The highest point on the Chelles Canal is 43 metres (141′ 1″ ft) above sea level and the lowest point is at 40 metres (131′ 3″ ft) above sea level.

From Vaires-sur-Marne to Neuilly-sur-Marne

The water draft is 1.8 metres (3′ 3″ ft) and the air draft is 4.4 metres (13′ 1″ ft).

There are "Large" lock types.
Lock length 51 metres (167′ 4″ ft)
Lock width 7.2 metres (22′ 12″ ft)

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