Excerpt from Project for the Panama Canal The physical factors existing and the conditions appertaining to the Isthmus of Panama appear in the many published Official Reports of the various Isthmian Commissions appointed by the United States; in the debates of Congress: in the studies of the Comite Technique of the old and new Panama Companies: in the numerous scientific articles which have been contributed to the Engineering Press, notably those by Gen. H. L. Abbot. By the late George Morrison. By members of the existing Commission, and by the Minister to Panama. In view of the copious available authoritative literature. It is deemed un necessary to epitomize or recapitulate here those elements or to present. Except incidentally, the results of the most recent surveys, borings, and explorations, on which are based serious commitments looking toward a sea-level Canal with Tunnel Diversions of the Chagres River. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.