At its lowest point, it is 75 m (250 ft) deep. At 37.9 kilometres (23.5 mi), the Channel Tunnel possesses the longest undersea portion of any tunnel in the world.
The Channel Tunnel (French: Le tunnel sous la Manche; also referred to as the
Chunnel) is a 50.5-kilometre (31.4 mi) rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the ...
May 6, 2014 ... Here are 20 fascinating facts about the Channel Tunnel, one for every year it has
The Channel Tunnel is an undersea tunnel that links northern France to
Folkestone in the United Kingdom. Although the idea of an undersea tunnel was
It takes a total of 35 minutes to travel across the Channel Tunnel
, from terminal to terminal.
The "running tunnels
," the two tunnels
in which the trains run, are 24-feet in diameter.
Since the chunks of chalk was piled higher than sea level, the resulting land that w... More »
Dec 18, 2013 ... While the Channel Tunnel, or “Chunnel” isn't an official wonder of the world yet,
read some Chunnel facts and you'll realize it is absolutely a ...
(Links to: Channel tunnel facts and brief history; Detailed geology on each side of
the Channel Tunnel; Chalk, the basic facts; Chalk, the White Cliffs; Landslips of ...
The Channel Tunnel is the longest undersea tunnel in the world. The section
under the sea is 38km long. The three tunnels, each 50km long, were bored at an
May 6, 2015 ... Before the tunnel in the English Channel was finished in 1994, anyone who ... In
honor of its 21st birthday today, here are a few facts about the ...
Twin rail lines plunge into the Channel Tunnel near Coquelles, France for their
31 mile underground/underwater run. ... Seven Quick Facts. -Length: 31.35 miles