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Unformatted text preview: Hoover Dam (1936) Hoover Also Also Called Boulder Dam Boulder Arch & Gravity Arch Dam Dam 726 feet High, 726 1244 feet Long 1244 Colorado River Lake Mead Aswan High Dam Aswan Erected 1960 - 1968 Across Nile Near Aswan - Lake Nasser Soviet Sponsored 365 feet High, 3280 feet Long 2100 MW Capacity Canals Canals Grand Canal Of China Erie Canal Suez Canal Panama Canal Grand Canal Of china Grand Began - 6th Century BC Completed - 1327 Tianjin City To Hangzhou Still In Use 1107 miles Long Erie Canal Erie Lake Erie To Hudson River Began - 1817 Completed - 1825 363 miles Long, 40 feet Wide, 4 feet Deep Main Use - Grain From The Midwest To NYC Today - St. Lawrence Seaway Little Used Suez Canal Suez Connects Connects Mediterranean To Gulf of Suez (Indian Ocean) Suez Origins - 13th Century BC Egyptians Nile Delta To Gulf Of Suez Began - 1859 Completed - 1869 Length - 101 miles, Depth - 53 feet Ships - Aircraft Carriers, Limited Tankers No Locks Panama Canal Panama Panama Canal Panama “Greatest Engineering Work Ever” Connects Carribean Sea To Pacific Ocean Began - 1905 Completed - 1914 40 miles Long, 41 feet Deep 3 Locks Up 85 Feet To Lake Gatun Difficulties - Excavation, Slides, Disease Panama Owns, US Defends ...
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