text 2pp. in English and Spanish, oblong 8vo. original printed card wrappers with coloured photograph on the front, some little wear at edges and frayed at spine, stitched as issued,
The Canal was started in 1881 and finally finished in 1914. One of the largest and most difficult engineering projects ever undertaken, the Panama Canal shortcut made it possible for ships to travel between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in half the time previously required.The American Society of Civil Engineers has named the Panama Canal one of the seven wonders of the modern world.
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