Report of the Board of Consulting Engineers for the Panama Canal, Teil 1

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Seite 146 - Methods of Instruction and Courses of Study in Normal Schools" was next presented by the chairman of the committee, TJ Gray, State Normal School, St. Cloud, Minnesota. RC Martin, of Missouri, moved that the report be received. Carried. Mr. Hoose, of New York, offered the following resolution, which was adopted : Resolved, That the chair appoint a committee of three to outline the province of pedagogical inquiry, and to submit the report in 1890. The President appointed this committee as follows:...
Seite 11 - Said canal shall be of sufficient capacity and depth to afford convenient passage for vessels of the largest tonnage and greatest draft now in use, and such as may be reasonably anticipated, and shall be supplied with all necessary locks and other appliances to meet the necessities of vessels passing through the same from ocean to ocean ; and he shall also...
Seite 107 - Commission hereinafter authorized cause to be excavated, constructed, and completed, utilizing to that end as far aa practicable the work heretofore done by the New Panama Canal Company, of France, and its predecessor company, a ship canal from the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Such canal shall be of sufficient capacity and depth...
Seite 11 - The President shall then through the Isthmian Canal Commission hereinafter authorized cause to be excavated, constructed, and completed, utilizing to that end as far as practicable the work heretofore done by the New Panama Canal Company, of France, and its predecessor. company, a ship canal from the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean.
Seite 112 - Such canal shall be of sufficient capacity and depth as shall afford convenient passage for vessels of the largest tonnage and greatest draft now in use, and such as may be reasonably anticipated, and shall be supplied with all necessary locks and other appliances to meet the necessities of vessels passing through the same...
Seite 418 - The Republic of Panama grants to the United States in perpetuity the use, occupation and control of a zone of land and land under water...
Seite iv - I have the honor to forward herewith the report of the Board of Consulting Engineers for the Panama Canal...
Seite iv - Sue/, goes to support the opinion of the minority of the Consulting Board of Engineers and of the majority of the Isthmian Canal Commission as to the superior safety, feasibility, and desirability of building a lock canal at Panama.
Seite 12 - ... substitute for it, in time, a sea-level canal without interrupting the traffic upon it. Two of the prime considerations to be kept steadily in mind are — (1) The utmost practicable speed of construction; (2) Practical certainty that the plan proposed will be feasible — that it can be carried out with the minimum risk.
Seite 114 - I desire also to know whether, if you recommend a high-level multi-lock canal, it will be possible after it is completed to turn it into, or substitute for it, in time, a sea-level canal, without interrupting the traffic upon it. Two of the prime considerations to be kept steadily in mind are: 1. The utmost practicable speed of construction. 2. Practical certainty that the plan proposed will be feasible; that it can be carried out with the minimum risk.

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