Suez Canal Blockage - Cape of Good Hope

The Cape of Good Hope route is 8,900 kilometers longer than the Suez Canal route, and it may take another two weeks.
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Updated: Mar 31, 2021 08:24:11 pm

Suez Canal Blockage - Cape of Good Hope

31 March 2021 Current Affairs:Due to the recent blockage of the Suez Canal, people have explored the option of rescheduling boats through the Cape of Good Hope. Highlights: ♦ The Cape of Good Hope is on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula in South Africa and it connects East Asia and Europe to Southern Africa. ♦ The opening of the Suez Canal in 1869 shortened the route from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean, which made long-distance travel around Africa inefficient. ♦ The Cape of Good Hope route is 8,900 kilometers longer than the Suez Canal route, and it may take another two weeks.  
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