"The Kiss of the Oceans" - Meeting of the Atlantic and Pacific

Price: $19.95
  

Stock #: 633378
Type: Postcard
Publisher: I.L. Maduro Jr.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Series 5881

Front:
Meeting of the Atlantic and Pacific "The Kiss of the Oceans" NEWFOUNDLAND NOVA SCOTTIA TACOMA TUNA ON CNIGASV NEW YORK PHILADELPHIA KANSAS OM DENVER SE Louis - IDS AND GALYESTON CARACAS PANA MRAMARBO PARA BAHIA RIO JANEIRO ..tb.at bottom canal.'s homo ft. U MONTEVIDEO BUENOS AYRES Canal Statistics. VALPARAISO Length . 40 miles SANTIAGO Channel width at top ... 500 to 1000 ft. ,, bottom .300 to 650 ft. Time of passage | Through Canal. 10 hours. LA CONCEPCION Locks. 3 hours. Length of crest 8000 ft. Gatun Dam Extreme width.. 2600 ft. Height above normal lake level 80 ft. At Gatun 3 double sets | Average lift 82 ft. Locks ,, Pedro Miguel i double set Length 1000 ft. ,, Miraflores. 2 double sets | Width 110 ft. Culebra Cut Length ... .... 9 miles Total number of men employed.. . .. 40,000 Estimated total cost . . .. . 375,000,000 Area of Canal Zone ..... . 468 Sq. Miles FALKLAND I. CAPE HORN

Back:
1. L. Maduro jr., P./0. Box 281, Panama. (Copyright). No. 5881 FOR MESSAGE ONLY POST IL CARD FOR ADDRESS ONLY Stamp Here. Place postage

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