Erie CanalErie Canal
canal connecting the Hudson River with the Niagara River as part of the New York State Canal System: c. 340 mi (547 km) long: the original canal, parts of which coincide with the present-day canal, was completed in 1825
An artificial waterway extending about 580 km (360 mi) across central New York from Albany to Buffalo. Constructed from 1817 to 1825 and enlarged numerous times after 1835, it is now part of the New York State Canal System.
- The 363 mile-long canal from Lake Erie to the Hudson River.