The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal

Book - 2003
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A history of the building of the Panama Canal, with emphasis on the difficulties of digging a canal where some engineers said it could not be done.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Lerner, c2003.
ISBN: 9780822500797
0822500795
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: The path between two oceans
The United States and Panama
One canal... three engineers
The Culebra Cut
Taming the Chagres
Sculpting bays and building locks
The Panama Canal.
Summary: A history of the building of the Panama Canal, with emphasis on the difficulties of digging a canal where some engineers said it could not be done.

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