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Canals

Author: Fon W Boardman, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Henry Z. Walck, Inc., ©1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From prehistoric irrigation ditches to the Panama canal, this history of inland waterways describes how and why canals are built and their importance to civilization. Grades 6-8.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boardman, Fon Wyman, 1911-2000.
Canals.
New York, H.Z. Walck, 1959
(OCoLC)596824162
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fon W Boardman, Jr.
OCLC Number: 1251765
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 139 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Erie canal --
Canals of ancient civilizations --
Early European canals and locks --
British canals --
Canals of Europe, Africa and Asia --
The Suez canal --
Canals of the United States and Canada --
The Panama canal.
Responsibility: by Fon W. Boardman, Jr.

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From prehistoric irrigation ditches to the Panama canal, this history of inland waterways describes how and why canals are built and their importance to civilization. Grades 6-8.

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