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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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