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Synopsis

This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and linked Index

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION 
CHAPTER I historical review 
CHAPTER II on the canal as it is to be 
CHAPTER III on the present condition of the culebra cut, and on the methods employed for excavation and disposal of the spoil 
CHAPTER IV the men on the isthmus 
CHAPTER V health on the isthmus and the future of the white race in the tropics 
CHAPTER VI on the shortening of distances by sea, and on the steamships available for canal transit 
CHAPTER VII the cost of the canal 
INDEX

About the Author
VAUGHAN CORNISH, Doctor of Science (Manchester Univ.), Fellow of the Royal Geographical, Geological, and Chemical Societies of London, Member of the Japan Society

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