from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Canals as a means of transportation.
  • n. Canal dues.
  • n. The cost of transportation by canal.


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  • I will not deal with any other diversion, apart from Chicago, other than to state this: When I gave the figures pertaining to Lake Erie some time ago, pointing out that Lake Erie never attained normal level throughout the whole 35 years, I should point out that at Niagara Falls there is a condition which affects the level of that lake, namely, the diversion of 60,000 cubic second feet for purposes of power and canalage.

    The Disastrous Depletion of The Great Lakes


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