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1) canal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...canal, an artificial waterway constructed for navigation or for the movement of water. The digging of canals for irrigation probably dates back to the beginnings...

2) Suez Canal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Suez Canal, Arab. Qanat as Suways, waterway of Egypt extending from Port Said to Port Tawfiq (near Suez) and connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez...

3) Erie Canal. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Erie Canal, artificial waterway, c.360 mi/579 km long, from Tonawanda on L. Erie to Cohoes on Hudson R. in N.Y. Locks were built to overcome the 571 ft/174 m difference...

4) Panama Canal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Panama Canal, waterway across the Isthmus of Panama, connecting the Atlantic (by way of the Caribbean Sea) and Pacific oceans, built by the United States (1904-14)...

5) Erie Canal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Erie Canal, artificial waterway, c.360 mi (580 km) long; connecting New York City with the Great Lakes via the Hudson River. Locks were built to overcome the 571-ft...

6) Kiel Canal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kiel Canal, artificial waterway, 61 mi (98 km) long, in Schleswig-Holstein, N central Germany, connecting the North Sea with the Baltic Sea. At sea level, the canal...

7) Canal Fulton. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Canal Fulton (FUL-tuhn), village (1990 pop. 4,157), Stark co., E central Ohio, 13 mi/21 km WNW of Canton, and on Tuscarawas R.; 4054'N 8135'W. Canoeing. Annual...

8) Grand Canal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Grand Canal, Chinese Da Yunhe [large transit river], longest in the world, extending c.1,000 mi (1,600 km) from Beijing to Hangzhou, E China, and forming an important...

9) Love Canal. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Love Canal, section of Niagara Falls, N.Y., and a former chemical disposal site. The empty canal was used 1942-1953 by Hooker Chemicals and Plastics Corp. to dump...

10) Gowanus Canal. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Gowanus Canal, industrial canal, SE borough of Brooklyn, N.Y. city, SE N.Y.; 4040'N 7400'W. Heavily polluted, it runs S from Hamilton Ave. at head of Gowanus Creek...

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