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“As a result of a threat to the aquifer, issues of salt water intrusion, there will be a turn towards creating a barge canal, only 12 feet deep,” said David Tegeder, co-author of the book Author: Ben Brotemarkle.
The Cross Florida Barge Canal, now officially the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway is a protected green belt corridor, one mile ( km) wide in most places. It is named for the leader of opposition to the Cross Florida Barge Canal, a canal project to connect the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean across Florida for barge traffic.
Two sections were built but the project was. Ever since 16th century Spanish explorers realized that Florida was a large peninsula, people have dreamed of finding or creating a “shortcut” linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. By the early 19th century, a series of politicians and businessmen envisioned cutting a canal from one side of Florida to the other, creating a direct path for commercial boat traffic across the top.
to survey, locate, construct, own, maintain, and operate and enjoy a Ship Canal and Telegraph Line, with all appropriate and necessary appurtenances across the peninsula of the State of Florida, which shall connect the waters of the Atlantic Ocean with the Gulf of Mexico, commencing at a point on the Atlantic coast at or between the bay and.
Full text of "The Atlantic & gulf ship canal across the peninsula of Florida, connecting the Atlantic ocean with the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbeanthe great tide-water canal route, from the port of Fernandina, through the peninsula to the port of Key West and Cuba, their commercial and financial character, and properties".
Suggestions concerning the proposed Miami and Erie Ship Canal. Source Information. Suggestions concerning the proposed Miami and Erie Ship Canal [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Operations Inc, Original data: Anderson, Latham. The Okeechobee Waterway or Okeechobee Canal is a relatively shallow man-made waterway in the United States, stretching across Florida from Fort Myers on the west coast to Stuart on Florida's east coast.
The waterway can support tows such as barges or private vessels up to 50 feet (15 metres) wide x feet (76 metres) long which draw less [Resolution on ship-canal across peninsula of Florida.] book 10 feet ( metres), as parts of the system.
Passengers on the 72 foot (22 metre) wide MS Braemar cruise ship on the Corinth Canal in Greece could reach out and touch the sides of canal. Map of This map from the Florida Geological Survey Bulletin num shows a geologic section of the Florida Peninsula along the proposed Florida Ship Canal.
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Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Steven Noll, University of Florida. David Tegeder,Santa Fe College. On JanuGovernor Lawton Chiles and the Florida Cabinet signed a deauthorization bill that finally ended the Cross Florida Barge Canal, the Army Corps of Engineers project designed to cut a mile swash across the Florida peninsula.
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The Cross Florida Barge Canal’s history is as rich and long as the history of Florida itself. Well before the Sunshine State became associated with citrus production, retirement communities, and Disney World, many Floridians dreamed of digging a ditch across the peninsula to connect the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.
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It is written, therefore, in the simplest manner possible, considering the technical character of the great engineering feat itself, and the involved complexities of the diplomatic history.
The Cross-Florida Barge Canal was an inland waterway project to be constructed from the St. Johns River in Florida to the Gulf of Mexico via the lower reaches of the Oklawaha and Withlacoochee River valleys. While plans to seek a route for a canal across Florida began as early as the state's Spanish Territorial Period, a.
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There is scientific evidence connecting indigenous Americans to Asian peoples, specifically from the Author: John Moen.The book received the inaugural James J.
Horgan Book Award from the Florida Historical Society. Dr. Brotemarkle’s book Images of America: Titusville and Mims, Florida is a photographic and textual history looking at one of the world’s most important archaeological digs, the home of civil rights martyr Harry T. Moore, and the launch site of.The Life and Death of the Cross Florida Barge Canal.
Steven Noll’s and David Tegeder’s new book, Ditch of Dreams: The Cross Florida Barge Canal and the Struggle for Florida’s Future, is an authoritative history of a convoluted public works project.
With a keen eye focused on the power players at every level, this political history travels from Florida’s grassroots to legislative.