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Inland waterways progress

Moore, J. H.

Inland waterways progress

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Published in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Inland navigation -- United States.

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      Cover title.

      Statementfifth annual address of J. Hampton Moore ... president of the Atlantic Deeper Waterways Association, New London, Connecticut. September 4, 1912.
      ContributionsAltantic Deeper Waterways Association.
      LC ClassificationsHE395.A3 M7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination14 p.
      Number of Pages14
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6554503M
      LC Control Number13003104

        * Definition of inland water. 1: any of the waters (as lakes, canals, rivers, watercourses, inlets, and bays) within the territory of a state as contrasted with the open seas or marginal waters bordering another state subject to various sovereig. inland waterways means (a) the state's major inland lakes consisting of lakes Big Tupper, Black, Canandaigua, Cayuga, Champlain, Chautauqua, Conesus, Cranberry, George, Great Sacandaga, Honoeye, Indi- an, Keuka, Long, Oneida, Onondaga, Otisco, Otsego, Owasco, Raquette, Sacandaga, Saratoga, Schroon, Seneca, Skaneateles, Silver (in the county of Wyoming) and Saranac, and the .

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Inland Waterways. Inland waterways are a significant component of the nation's marine transportation system. 1 These waterways carry approximately one-sixth of the national volume of intercity cargo on 25, miles of commercially active inland and intracoastal waterways.

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Rail and pipeline, with which the inland waterways system competes to some degree, are almost entirely private enterprises, with minimal federal assistance for infrastructure.

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