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    Both the Suez Canal and Panama Canal, which are created by people, are an outstanding construction with the purpose of trade and movement of goods. Nowadays, these become a strategic location which is very important and deserves as two magnificent artificial waterways in the world. “The Suez Canal is located in Egypt, where connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Red.” Every day, approximately 50 ships can pass though this canal which hold 14 percentage in the world trade. With only 300 meters wide at its narrowest point, the Suez Canal cannot handle the big ships, so the maritime transportation is kind of slow. Normally, the transit time takes around 13 to 15 hours; but if the Suez Canal is closed, the ships have to take a detour through the…

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    by this “road economy,” (p.1) due to the land separation. The changing of the landscape, such as a highway or a man-made canal, destructs the integrality of…

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    The Panama Canal

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    flirting with building a canal in Nicaragua, while France was experiencing much turmoil in their attempt in Panama, when a volcano erupted and killed 30,000 people. Therefore, the United States were deterred from building a Nicaraguan canal. Therefore, the United States focused their efforts on acquiring control of the Panama Canal zone, which was under Colombian control at the time, albeit a small independence movement. The U.S. utilized their military power to boost the movement, and the new…

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    Canal District Case Study

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    The Canal district in Worcester, Massachusetts is most accurately described as emerging. Despite its name, Worcester covered the Blackstone Canal in the late eighteen hundreds according to the Preservation Worcester website (Preservation Worcester). The lacking presence of the physical canal provides a decent metaphor for the status of the neighborhood, an area of the city that is lacking in terms of what it wishes it could be. Lynch argues that legibility of a city is vital to their…

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    Panama Canal Essay

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    The Panama Canal is planning on being widened since its completion. Since there are virtually enormous shipments coming from Asia, there is an uncontested use of area needed for the Panama Canal. This work in progress is projected to be completed this year in 2015. So what will that do for the west coast ports? It will cause the Gulf Coast to gain jobs and seek local and federal investments. With the incidents such as Katrina, and the major oil spill, the Gulf coast could use some type of…

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    Panama Canal Essay

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    The Panama Canal. For quite a long time, travel between the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean required a long trip. A canal in Panama would shorten the voyage between the two oceans greatly. This was the basis of the idea unto creating the Panama Canal. In 1881, a private French company had previously attempted to construct such a canal as well. The project would last twenty years and would later eventually be scrapped due to financial problems. In the end the French had ended up spending…

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    The First Panama Canal

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    “A canal, of about 166 km (103 mi) long, from the Isthmus of Suez and linking the Red Sea and the Gulf of Suez with the Mediterranean Sea,was Built under the supervision of Ferdinand de Lesseps, it was opened in 1869 and came under British control after 1875. The modern canal was planned by the French engineer Ferdinand de Lesseps, who also supervised construction (1859-69). Great Britain, which had opposed the construction of the canal, became the largest shareholder in 1875 by purchasing the…

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    Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez was responsible for the construction of the Suez Canal in Egypt. This channel connected the Read Sea with the Mediterranean Sea, opening a shorter trade route between Asia and Europe. Almost 100 years later, in 1956 the Egyptian President nationalized the canal, resulting in the Suez Crisis with military actions by Israel, France and the United Kingdom. However, the channel remained in the hands of Egypt. In 1962 Egypt fulfilled its last payment to the…

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    The excitement of the residents of the Love Canal has not lasted too long. More terrible news ensued. People living far away from the pollution center were beginning to worry about their own safety. In November 1978, more than 200 compounds were found in the landfill site of which about 200 tons contained hazardous dioxin Dioxin [2, 3, 7, and 8 tetrachlorodibenzoparadioxin (TCDD)], a highly toxic carcinogen. The identification of dioxins made the inhabitant extremely panic (Philips et al.,…

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    Nationalization of the Suez Canal An analysis through Prospect Theory On 26th July, 1956 Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal and the reason that he gave for the nationalization was that he required funds for the building for the Aswan dam. Though in reality it was an act of revenge against the French, British and Americans because they had recently refused to fund the building of Aswan Dam and he wanted to establish Egypt as the leader of middle-east by embarking an end to the…

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