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The Panama Canal By Duncan E. McKinlay
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The Panamá Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a man-made 48-mile (77 km) waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean (via the Caribbean Sea) to the Pacific Ocean. The... More > canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. There are locks at each end to lift ships up to Gatun Lake, an artificial lake created to reduce the amount of excavation work required for the canal, 26 metres (85 ft) above sea level. The current locks are 33.5 metres (110 ft) wide. A third, wider lane of locks was constructed between September 2007 and May 2016, and is due to open in June 2016.France began work on the canal in 1881 but stopped due to engineering problems and a high worker mortality rate. The United States took over the project in 1904, and opened the canal on August 15, 1914. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panama_Canal Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Guide to the Canal du Loing and Canal de Briare By Gordon Knight
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Details are provided on all the marinas, haltes and other mooring points (even picnic stops) along the waterway, together with information on facilities, shopping and nearby attractions. Each mooring... More > point is illustrated by a colour photo, meaning that the guide is the only detailed pictorial reference available for cruising on this waterway.< Less
Guide to the Canal du Centre By Gordon Knight
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Details are provided on all the marinas, haltes and other mooring points (even picnic stops) along the waterway, together with information on facilities, shopping and nearby attractions. Each mooring... More > point is illustrated by a colour photo, meaning that the guide is the only detailed pictorial reference available for cruising on this waterway.< Less
A journey from the Mediterranean to England via the Rhône and canals of France By Christopher More
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Black and White Version. A personal log and descriptive account of a 24 day journey taking a yacht through the rivers and canals of France from the Mediterranean to England. The subject of this... More > book is a journey by boat, the yacht Jade. It is based on a written log taken at the time and should give the reader a modest insight into the river and canal life of France. Our journey although twenty four days long was only a whistle stop tour of a small section of the canal system. During our travels we met many individuals from a multitude of different countries who having got the canal bug, and sold their homes, now spend the majority of their lives on the canal system. The book contains over eighty photographs.< Less
A journey from the Mediterranean to England via the Rhône and canals of France By Christopher More
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A personal log and descriptive account of a 24 day journey taking a yacht through the rivers and canals of the France from the Mediterranean to England. The subject of this book is a journey by... More > boat, the yacht Jade. It is based on a written log taken at the time and should give the reader a modest insight into the river and canal life of France. Our journey although twenty four days long was only a whistle stop tour of a small section of the canal system. During our travels we met many individuals from a multitude of different countries who having got the canal bug, and sold their homes, now spend the majority of their lives on the canal system. The book contains over eighty full colour photographs.< Less
Guide to the Canal Latéral à la Marne By Gordon Knight
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Details are provided on all the marinas, haltes and other mooring points (even picnic stops) along the waterway, together with information on facilities, shopping and nearby attractions. Each mooring... More > point is illustrated by a colour photo, meaning that the guide is the only detailed pictorial reference available for cruising on this waterway.< Less
Guide to the Canal Latéral à la Loire By Gordon Knight
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Details are provided on all the marinas, haltes and other mooring points (even picnic stops) along the waterway, together with information on facilities, shopping and nearby attractions. Each mooring... More > point is illustrated by a colour photo, meaning that the guide is the only detailed pictorial reference available for cruising on this waterway.< Less
Guide to the Canal Entre Champagne et Bourgogne By Gordon Knight
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Details are provided on all the marinas, haltes and other mooring points (even picnic stops) along the waterway, together with information on facilities, shopping and nearby attractions. Each mooring... More > point is illustrated by a colour photo, meaning that the guide is the only detailed pictorial reference available for cruising on this waterway.< Less
Guide to the Canal du Rhône au Rhin By Gordon Knight
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Details are provided on all the marinas, haltes and other mooring points (even picnic stops) along the waterway, together with information on facilities, shopping and nearby attractions. Each mooring... More > point is illustrated by a colour photo, meaning that the guide is the only detailed pictorial reference available for cruising on this waterway.< Less
Guide to the Canal de la Sarre and River Saar By Gordon Knight
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Details are provided on all the marinas, haltes and other mooring points (even picnic stops) along the waterway, together with information on facilities, shopping and nearby attractions. Each mooring... More > point is illustrated by a colour photo, meaning that the guide is the only detailed pictorial reference available for cruising on this waterway.< Less

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