Rove Tunnel

Rove Tunnel

(rōv, Fr. rôv), southern section of the Marseilles-Rhône Canal, 4.5 mi (7.2 km) long and 72 ft (22 m) wide, Bouches-du-Rhône dept., SE France; opened 1927. Starting near the village of Le Rove, it cuts through the Chaîne de l'Estaque at sea level. It is considered one of the greatest pieces of engineering since the Panama Canal.
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This contract is for the production of surveying and essential for the design of structures and equipment necessary for the experimental reopening Rove Tunnel traffic seawater accompanied by monitoring the quality of geotechnical investigations environments.
The longest canal tunnel in the world is France's Rove tunnel between the port of Marseilles and the Rhone river.
8 It has the longest canal tunnel in the world - the Rove tunnel in the Canal de Marseille au Rhone which is 42 miles long