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228.20 shackles is about one-fifteenth as long as The Panama Canal.
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 14 times that amount.
(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 3,200 shackles in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 0.950 shackles above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
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