Meeting of the Atlantic and Pacific. "The Kiss of the Oceans". Canal Statistics

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Stock #: 811272
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: Curt Teich & Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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11 ME BR Meeting of the Atlantic and Pacific "The Kiss of the Oceans" I UDN DLAC ST JONNS WALIFAX DES von PHILADELPNW RO bariego ASHINGTON HERO SAN DIEGO Now CULP TRINIDAD ONETOWN CAYENNE 9 BAHIA AREQUIPA RIO JANEIRO SANTOS gatunam CANAL STATISTICS Length 40 miles Channel j) width at top. 500 to 1000 ft. 1 width at bottom 306 to 650 ft. Time of Passage Through Locks 3 hours Through Canal 10 hours (Length of crest. 8000 ft. ) Extreme width... 2600 ft. " Height above normal lake level... 30 ft. At Gatun...3 double sets Locks At Pedro Miguel 1 double set At Miraflores 2 double sets Average lift 32 ft. Length... 1000 ft. Width... 110 ft. Gaillard Cut.....Length ......9 miles Total number of men employed 40.000 Estimated total cost.... $375,000,000 Area of Canal Zone . . . . 448 Sq. Miles VALPARAISOK SANTIGOS HONTIVIDED BUENOS AYRES CHILOE CHUBUT NY TIANA CAPE HORN

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