Accession Number : ADA564251


Title :   The Panama Canal: Writings of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Officers Who Conceived and Built It


Corporate Author : ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS ALEXANDRIA VA OFFICE OF HISTORY


Personal Author(s) : Brodhead, Michael J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a564251.pdf


Report Date : 26 Sep 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 31


Abstract : The works listed here deal with virtually every major consideration associated with the building of the canal. They range from discussions of political and social questions to matters of hydrology, meteorology, medicine, excavation, lock and dam construction, and the progress of the work. Some of the publications are of a technical nature and aimed at an audience of professional engineers. Others, written for popular consumption, appeared in mass circulation periodicals.


Descriptors :   *ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS , *PANAMA CANAL , CONSTRUCTION , DAMS , EXCAVATION , HYDROLOGY , LOCKS(WATERWAYS) , MEDICINE , METEOROLOGY , OFFICER PERSONNEL , PERIODICALS , POLITICAL SCIENCE , TOPOGRAPHY


Subject Categories : Civil Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE