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SODERTELGE

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 340 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SODERTELGE, a town of Sweden, in the district (lan) of Stockholm, 23 in. W.S.W. of Stockholm by rail. Pop. (1900), 8,207. It is beautifully situated on a bay of Lake Malar, which is here connected with the Baltic by the Sodertelge canal, 14 In. in length, with a minimum depth of Io ft. This is, on the route followed by the Gota Canal steamers between Stockholm and Gothenburg,: it was opened in 1819, though a canal was begun here in the first half of the 15th century at the instigation of the patriot Engelbrecht. The town contains an ancient church, believed to date from c.rroo. Here and in the neighbourhood are the residences of many of the business class of Stockholm; and the town is in favour as a summer resort, having mineral springs and baths. There are engineering shops producing railway stock and motors, jute spinning and weaving mills, and match and joinery works.
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