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To sail over the grass

To sail over the grass

Elbląg or Ostruda Canal is one of The Seven Wonders of Poland, a unique construction with no same examples both in Europe and in the whole world. The project was developed by Prussian engineer Georg Jakob Steenke with the aim to connect Eastern Prussia with the Baltics. Complex equipment with water wheels can raise the ships of 60 tons displacement up to the 100 meter high hill. The difference in water levels approaches 100 m. This construction has successfully functioned for more than 150 years surprising the guests as a tourist attraction along picturesque landscapes of Warmia, Mazuria and Powisle. The length of the Canal from Ostruda to Elblag is 80 km, the duration of the program is about 11 hours.

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