The ancient Canopic mouth of the Nile (now dry) was 12 m.
In ancient times it was approached by the Canopic mouth, which was farther to the west.
A little farther east the Canopic branch of the Nile (now dry) entered the Mediterranean.
long and in places 16 wide, with an opening, supposed to be the ancient Canopic mouth of the Nile, into Aboukir Bay.
This point is very near the present mosque of Nebi Daniel; and the line of the great east-west "Canopic" street only slightly diverged from that of the modern Boulevard de Rosette.