20 Fun Facts About Famous Canals and Seaways

Canals and seaways have opened our world to further travel, trade, and exploration. This book introduces readers to famous canals and seaways around the globe, from the Panama Canal to the Saint Lawrence Seaway.

Author: Caitie McAneney

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 9781538246573

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Canals and seaways have opened our world to further travel, trade, and exploration. This book introduces readers to famous canals and seaways around the globe, from the Panama Canal to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. These engineering marvels have reshaped the landscape and the economies of their regions. Eye-catching photographs and fun facts will grab the attention of readers, especially aspiring engineers, as they learn all about the amazing man-made waterways of our world.
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Congressional Record

Washington Water Power Co. , Pacific Power they have more than their own
financial These are the facts : & Light Co. ... Cliffs is on the Clearwater's middle
fork , of extensive irrigated farmlands on the It is interesting to note that the
opabout 80 miles ... The dam would provide 1,430,000 MENT CORPORATION
pressed the now world - famous detective acre - feet of ... traffic 3 canals can be
placed in 1 , that 2,300,000 acre - feet of storage . tion of the St. Lawrence
Seaway De- is a fact ...

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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)
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Cultural Natural Science for the Junior High School

Book of Popular Science , The Grolier Society , 1926. Vol . ... Bullard , Arthur— "
Panama , the Canal , the Country , and the People , ” Macmillan , 1914. ... 11 to
15 offer an interesting discussion of the history and science of canal building and
the proposed American waterways . ... Emphasizes engineering facts . ... Give Us
Back Our Canals , ” J. W. Harrington . The Development of our canals and
needed improvements . Well illustrated . 20. ... The Great Lakes Seaway , ” J. H.
Barnes .

Author: Paul Ammon Maxwell

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ISBN: UCAL:$B66996

Category: Education

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Catalog of Educational Captioned Films videos for the Deaf

Shows that some superstitions are based on fact , but most are not . ... Columbia
1100 13 MIN - COLOR TIME - LIFE SEA TURTLES : RACE FOR LIFE IA 1976
Outlines the scientific method and gives two famous examples of its application .
... MIN - COLOR FILMS INC SEAWAY TO THE HEARTLAND А 1977 1414 20
MIN - COLOR HANDEL FIL SCHOOL LAB SAFETY ... Canada ; Shipping ;
Waterways Explains that some of the most interesting learning activities can take
place in the ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112101581582

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Engineering Journal

Almost a century later , June 18 , 1904 , the last raft made the same journey , the
owner being another famous Fig . 2. ... Con that within a few years there was a
The great rafts were engineering taining much interesting local histor regular and
... a city as be in fact , if not in name , the first in the quiet water below the falls .
was the Rideau Canal for Ottawa . ... to think that the Canal This canal traffic led
not only to around the falls , as much as 20 days has become so central a feature
of the ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112007853200

Category: Engineering

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The Waterways Journal

In- president who had also been associated land waterways navigation is studied
with Mr. Dutton . ... Mrs. Eifert shows the river as traveled over its entire length to
gather if man did not exist , a far different facts on the modern project . The in- ...
St. Law- trips so interesting that she wrote anrence Seaway , ” published by the
Fol- other book first — the popular “ Missislett ... a 20 Times Faster than
Steamboat Rachet With Advanced Engineering , NABRICO Moves Greater
Tonnage Easier ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105211469825

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Scientific American

21 of the guns , and from the fact that it required a strain THE BARBED WIRE
PATENT DECLARED INVALID , of 20,600 ... the current This famous patent has
at last been declared invalid was on , The current was turnished by a 20 arc light
in Circuit ... and Proprietors . though numerous attempts have been made to
overtant froin the poles , and some very interesting points turn it . ... Medical and
Surgical Reporter . upon the tow lines in a seaway , the logs would work V.
ELECTRICITY .

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Engineering

These two streams or falls are of about equal volume, say one-quarter of an inch
deep and 20 in. wide. ... one; but we are at present not in possession of sufficient
data to enable us to form an opinion on these important points. ... This fact is, as
Mr. Reed pointed out, of the greater importance since the severest strains
experienced by a ship afloat are those ... on the popular error that the “sheer” in
decks detracts from their resistance to hogging, showing that the waterways,
clamps, &c., ...

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Fairplay International Shipping Journal

This interesting book , which contains many illustrations - photographs and
sketches — traces the history of the man - made ... Other chapters deal with the St
. LawrenceGreat Lakes Seaway , the Soviet waterways and others . ... -More than
20 years have gone into the compilation of the facts necessary for as accurate an
account of the last hours of the ... Famous Waterways of the World , by Keith F.
Bean .

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ISBN: UOM:39015020917921

Category: Shipping

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Maclean s

W0, NO, MAC - THERE3 5ull,A Few FEEr MoRE/ Was There a Seaway Sellout?
LEAF.EATING POWER MDWER BIG BEN SPRING-DRIVEN ALARM.
Worldfamous ! Audible ... MAKE YOUR SPARE TIME FAR M0RE | specialized
training you need to achieve your fondest INTERESTING! ambitions. ... to build a
canal of her own on the Canadian side, will do so when or if seaway traffic
justifies it, and would certainly do so if any trouble arose about the use of the
canal in U. S. territory.

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ISBN: UCLA:L0070620455

Category: Canada

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Canada's national magazine.
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Shipping World

Among the more important of these are the following : It is strongly non - adhesive
, and in fact has the lowest ... snort electrodes and whip antenna insulation in
submarines ( used because it sheds water rapidly ) ; coating for 20 - mm . shells
... the attention given to the reasons for practices being adopted , often a weak
point in books of this sort Famous Waterways ... The inclusion of sections devoted
to the Suez , the St . Lawrence Great Lakes Seaway , the Manchester Ship Canal
, and ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015022702545

Category: Marine engines

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The Bookmark

RH Random . $ 4.75 . " An interesting book which gives a vivid picture of a
personality , a place and a period about which ... This candid , backward glance
into the ' 20s details the writer's decision to renounce moneymaking and devote
himself to ... which attracted many , then young , now famous men and women ,
notably , Hemingway , whom he accompanied to a ... irrigation ditches to the St.
Lawrence Seaway with a discussion of the economic importance of the world's
waterways .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105028001209

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Canadian Geographical Journal

20 , Sylvite ; p . 21 , top & bottom , Sask . Govt .: p . 22 , top , Sylvite , centre , Sask
. Govt . , bottom , Sylvite ; p . ... Pp . 36-43 , St. Lawrence Seaway Authority . ...
march west in 1874 , its relations with Indians , Eskimos , CPR construction crews
, Yukon gold miners , the famous arctic ... and the successes in arresting a great
variety of colourful and interesting criminals . ... In fact the determination to
present the force in the best possible light leads the authors to omit some
incidents and to ...

Author: Lawrence Johnstone Burpee

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105117831896

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Vols. for 1930-Dec. 1930 include section "Amongst the new books."
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The Australasian Engineer

As man proceeds to tame and change face of the earth , one of his most
interesting spheres of endeavour is that of civil ... The only reference , in fact , to
any endeavour in connection with warfare is the construction of the famous war
ime Mulberry ... suggest The sections devoted to Harbours , that such a proposal
would be of Seaways and Canals naturally concerns ... of tubular scaffolding and
at the peak designed and supervised by M . Freysperiod a labour force of 20 ,
000 men sinet ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924062406164

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Mobil Travel Guide

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Publisher: Mobil Travel Guide

ISBN: 0762728787

Category: Travel

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This planner is organized alphabetically by state, with introductory information about the state followed by city listings in alphabetical order. For each city, the planner lists recommended sites and attractions and Mobil One- to Five-Star rated lodgings and restaurants.
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The American West

Discover amazing facts about dozens of other indigenous New Mexico residents
at Ghost Ranch Living Museum . ... All aboard the world famous expedition ship
Society Explorer , with Zodiac landing craft to take you to shores otherwise ...
When the water has reduced down to the level of the rice , turn the heat to low ,
cover , and cook for 15 to 20 minutes ... Seas St . Lawrence Seaway & Maritime
Provinces Yucatan & Trans Canal Excerpted from Southwest Tastes by Ellen
Brown ...

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ISBN: UVA:X001613795

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The Economist

20f . Le Problème du and upon the almost cynically realist government policy
Logement . Par Henri Sellier et A. Bruggeman . ... ( Série Belge ) L'Action du
Gouvernement Belge en Mr A. C. HARDY , the author of Seaways and Sea
Matière ... Rather 6s net . does it leave an impression like that of having listened
This famous essay cibodies the ideas of the Abbé de ... Dealing a characteristic
introductory essay , compares the constitution and with the Panama Canal , he
tells us that “ the ...

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ISBN: UCR:31210016955476

Category: Economic history

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American Heritage Society s Americana

Tour Boldt Castle , historic sites along Seaway Trail , museums & Waterfun
Village . ... I ' d like your free travel package with facts for planning where to go ,
where to stay , and what to do on a North Carolina vacation . 6 . ... 20 , 85 and
US1 .

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The Atlantic

Hundreds THE GREAT LAKES tively little profit from the seaway . of People Make
That Much or More Every Year - and Have Fun Doing it ! ing irregularly in Great
Lakes harThird is the question of tolls . ... It is , in fact , surprisingly Europe by
small boat runs 10 to 25 simple . ... Technical ex ing together to influence
Congress The famous NYS course offers COMPLETE training ... fiction and non
... 1958 old Welland Canal , which bypasses had a downtown building boom
Europe bound ?

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ISBN: UCSC:32106019603080

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