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History's Great Structures: The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal 

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ISBN: 978-1-60152-710-3
Format: Hardcover
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Author: Stephen Currie
Publication Date: 2015
Number of Pages: 96
Dewey Code: pending
Interest Grade Level: 6-12
Reading Grade Level: 6-12

The Panama Canal, which links the Pacific and Atlantic oceans through 44 miles of Central America, will have been open for 100 years in 2014. Constructed in a difficult environment by workers from many nations, the canal increased trade and eased global travel. The canal was a major feat of engineering in its timeand continues to be an impressive piece of work today.