Canal de Mines de Fer de la Moselle

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Canal de Mines de Fer de la Moselle
Length 30 km (19 mi) [1]
Locks 4[1]
Construction began 1929 [1]
Date completed 1932 [1]
Direction North/South
Start point Metz
End point Thionville

The Canal des Mines de Fer de la Moselle (English: Canal of the Iron Mines of Moselle) is a canal in north eastern France linking Metz and Thionville. It is a canalized section of the Moselle River.[1] The canal may also be called CAMIFEMO as concocted from the name of the canal in the following way: CAnal des MInes de FEr de la MOselle (CAMIFEMO).

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  1. ^ a b c d e McKnight, Hugh (2005). Cruising French Waterways, 4th Edition. Sheridan House. ISBN 978-1-57409-087-1. 

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