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An Account of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the Republic of Mexico

An Account of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the Republic of Mexico

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In the decade before the American Civil War, the United States was preoccupied by efforts for interoceanic communication. The Isthmus of Tehuantepec represented the shortest distance between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean, and prior to the opening of the Panama Canal, was a major...Read More
Traité des moyens de rendre les rivieres navigables

Traité des Moyens de Rendre les Rivieres Navigables

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An early work in the French literature of hydraulic engineering. In the preface, Bouillet states that some of the machines he proposes were used in Holland and that some of his descriptions are translations of the Dutch. He describes methods of dredging rivers, constructing slipways and sluices,...Read More