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1 The C&O canal Ciatta Johnson University of Phoenix Oct13, 2014 SCI/256 Leah Miller
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2 The C&O canal The C&O canal is one of D C most know ecosystem in the area. This canal has been around since the 19 th and 20 th century’s at the start it provide job. The canal provided help to the people of the tidal basin Potomac River valley and the western mountains of Maryland. The C & O canal has gone through a lot in the last hundred years it has seen fighting and the age of transportation in which this canal was going to be the answer easy travel between DC, Maryland, Virginia and Ohio The C&O canal has since lost a lot of development and the people that once made their living off the canal are few. Technology has made the canal of today a different place today it may be what it was in its hay day but still provide job for people up and down the canal and also now has habitat for rare and different animals of this area and the canal The C&O canal is 184.5 miles long and runs beside the Potomac River it was made into a national historic park by the government in 1966. The park has 19236 acers of land that
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