Asia's 'Panama Canal': A Distant Prospect
- A rising Devils Lake is causing a flood of concerns. Walker, Ruth // Christian Science Monitor;3/6/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 71, p7
Reports on the spring 2000 plan to build a canal in North Dakota in order to drain excess water from the Devils Lake into a Canadian river.
- Charlemagne's Dream. // Atlantic (02769077);Oct91, Vol. 268 Issue 4, p28
Discusses the building of the Rhine-Main-Danube canal project that will link the Rhine and Danube rivers and thirteen other European nations by 1992. Remnants of the first attempt to link the two river systems in Europe; Effect of the project on the Rhine River.
- Honk if you like this proposal. Wangensteen, Betsy // Crain's Chicago Business;3/3/97, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p1
Highlights the proposal of industrialists to create nearly 18 acres of land, in the Chicago River Canal east of Goose Island, between Chicago and North avenues. Reasons for the proposal; Aims of the industrialists; Comments from David Tkac, mayoral assistant.
- the canal. Smith, Stephen // New Statesman;12/9/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4617, p40
Presents an article on a trip to the Grand Union Canal in England. Description of the canal; Accounts on several people who fell into the canal.
- The power of water. Fish, Peter // Sunset;May2003, Vol. 210 Issue 5, p208
Presents facts about Phoenix's hundreds of miles of canals. Ancestry of the Salt Lake River Project which manages most of the canals; Hohokum people's development of the region's first irrigation system; Relevance of the Phoenix's canals in making Phoenix as the nation's sixth-largest...
- Corinth canal closure threat. Hutchings, Claire // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Oct93, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p5
Discusses the threat of closure of the Corinth canal in Greece due to lack of funds to carry out restoration work. Damage caused by German bombers in World War II and sea corrosion; Decrease in toll revenue due to reduction in traffic; Lobbying to win an allocation of European Community (EC)...
- ShoH- Cut to the Rhine. // Time;6/2/1952, Vol. 59 Issue 22, p33
The article reveals the opening of the new Amsterdam-Rhine Canal which cuts across The Netherlands to bring its river traffic closer to Germany by 25 miles and 20 hours, doubling the volume of shipping for the city.
- BUILDING CANALS. Coupe, Robert // Travelers & Traders;2003, p28
Engineers have built many huge canals to link rivers, seas, and oceans. These canals opened trade routes for ships and barges. One such canal is the Suez Canal in Egypt, which links the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. When it was opened in 1869, it made the sea journey from Europe to Asia...
- Unlocking the gates. // Horticulture Week;4/2/2010, p11
An image of the iconic Leeds-Liverpool canal in England is presented.