Geography Quiz / Channel Tunnel

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Can you name the facts about the Channel Tunnel?

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The portmanteau nickname sometimes given to the tunnel
The year in which it opened
Either of the two passenger train services that travel through it
The original London terminus of the long distance service above
The overall length of the tunnel (to the nearest kilometre)
The French President at the time of the opening
The number of people who died during its construction
Either of the two engineers who shook hands and exchanged their countries' flags following the breakthrough
The predominant type of rock excavated from the tunnel
If it had all been stacked up, it would have made a pile as tall as this building
The number of passengers who used the tunnel during its busiest year (to the nearest 10 million)
The original name of the high speed line linking the tunnel to London, now called High Speed One (HS1)

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