An Ancient Greek paved trackway that enabled ships to be transported overland across the Isthmus of Corinth.

The Diolkos ran across the Isthmus of Corinth close to the Corinth Canal which can be seen in the aerial photo
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The Diolkos (Δίολκος, from the Greek dia διά, “across”, and holkos ὁλκός, “portage machine”) was


1     Liddell, H.,G., & Scott, R., (1940), “Greek-English Lexicon”, OUP

The excavated western end close to the Gulf of Corinth
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