Some Engineering Problems of the Panama Canal in Their Relation to Geology and Topography

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Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over issues encountered during construction of the Panama Canal. As stated in the introduction, "this report aims to discuss, from the viewpoint of the mining geologist, the bearing of topographic and geologic conditions on certain problems that arose in the construction of the Panama Canal" (p. 7). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.

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88 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

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MacDonald, Donald F. August 1915.

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Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over issues encountered during construction of the Panama Canal. As stated in the introduction, "this report aims to discuss, from the viewpoint of the mining geologist, the bearing of topographic and geologic conditions on certain problems that arose in the construction of the Panama Canal" (p. 7). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.

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88 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

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MacDonald, Donald F. Some Engineering Problems of the Panama Canal in Their Relation to Geology and Topography, report, August 1915; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38741/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.