Canal de Neufossé

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Canal de Neufossé
Canal de Neuffosse, Arques, Pont de Flandre.JPG
The Pont-de-Flandre in Arques on the Canal de Neufossé
Geography
Start point Arques
End point Aire-sur-la-Lys
Beginning coordinates 50°44′13″N 2°17′50″E / 50.73700°N 2.29717°E / 50.73700; 2.29717
Ending coordinates 50°38′39″N 2°24′39″E / 50.64429°N 2.41081°E / 50.64429; 2.41081
Branch of Canal Dunkerque-Escaut
Connects to Aa River in Arques, Canal d'Aire in Aire-sur-la-Lys.

The Canal de Neufossé is a French canal connecting the Aa River in Arques to the Canal d'Aire in Aire-sur-la-Lys. It is a segment of the Canal Dunkerque-Escaut. In 1760, the Neufossé canal was built to link the river Lys to the Aa, and give Lille and other inland towns a French route to the sea.

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