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Title:
United States Army, Interoceanic Canal Board. Message from the President of the United States transmitting report, with appendices and maps, of the chief of engineers, United States Army, and Interoceanic Canal Board ...
Author:
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Publication Information:
Washington : U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1932.
Physical Description:
xi, 256 pages including tables, diagrams : maps (1 folded) ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Lettered on cover: U.S. Army and Interoceanic Canal Board reports. House doc. 139, 72d Cong., 1st sess.

Referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce and ordered printed, with illustrations, December 10, 1931.

Reports on the practicability and probable cost of increasing the facilities for interoceanic communication through the Central American isthmus either by an interoceanic ship canal across the Republic of Nicaragua or by additional locks and other facilities at the Panama Canal. cf. p. 1.
Language:
English
Contents:
Letter of the Secretary of War.--Report of the Chief of Engineers, United States Army.--Report of the Interoceanic Canal Board, 1929-1931.--Report of the governor of the Panama Canal.--Report of Lieut.-Col. D.I. Sultan, Corps of Engineers, officer in charge, Nicaragua Canal Survey, 1929-1931. Appendixes. A. Hydrological and meteorological studies. B. Medical service and sanitation. C. Probable future traffic through the Panama and Nicaragua canals, by S.B. Williamson, D. Geology. E. Power requirements and their solution. F. Unit prices and allowances. G. Treaties, rights, privileges, franchises.
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