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Pannerdens Kanaal

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The Pannerdens Kanaal is a canal in the Netherlands that was dredged between 1701 and 1709 to cut off a large, shallow bend of river Rhine and so improve river traffic and water regulation.
The canal, now indistinguishable from a "real" river, forks off north from river Waal a few kilometres past the point where the Bijlands Kanaal, a similar canal dug to cut off a Waal bend, ends. It flows past the towns of Pannerden , which gives the canal its name, and Angeren and so north to the point where the old Rhine bend flows into it and the river continues to the sea as Nederrijn . The old Rhine bend, cut off at its upstream end, still exists and is called, unsurprisingly, Oude Rijn .

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