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Title: Apéndice al proyecto para la canalización del Dique de Cartagena
Creator: Brandsma, W.
Publication Info: Holland : n.p., [1888].
Physical Details: 6 p. ; 30 4/10 x 23 5/10 cm.
Physical Condition: Title page and rear wrappers stained and torn, as are interior pages torn too, but legible.

Summary: This document is a proposal for executing improvements to the Cartagena Dike, in such a way as to provide a navigation system linking the Cartagena port to the interior of the country. The proposal included the breakdown of the budget required to carry out the project.
Historical Notes: The Cartagena dike is an artificial canal that connects the Magdalena River with the Caribbean Sea. It was first opened in 1650 when Pedro Zapata was Governor of Cartagena. The Dike has been repaired numerous times since then. Davis, Robert 1993 Dique Canal. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. p. 190. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: The appendix to engineer Brandsma's report on the canalization of the Cartagena Dique. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Dique Canal (Colombia)
Canal del Dique (Colombia)
Inland water transportation -- Colombia -- Dique Canal

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01268
Record Number: 138
Islandora ID: islandora:1052