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Water-route to connect Lake Michigan with the Detroit River.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Railways and Canals

Water-route to connect Lake Michigan with the Detroit River.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Railways and Canals

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canals,
  • Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.),
  • Great Lakes (North America)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProviding for survey of Lake Michigan and Detroit River canal
    SeriesH.rp.2455
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15974868M

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      The Chicago River and Calumet River systems connect the Great Lakes Basin to the Mississippi River System through man-made alterations and canals. The St. Marys River, including the Soo Locks, connects Lake Superior to Lake Huron. The Straits of Mackinac connect Lake Michigan to Lake Huron (which are hydrologically one). According to Donald Mills, Jr.'s book, "The Kanawha & Michigan Railroad: Bridge Line To The Lakes," the Toledo & Ohio Central began as the Atlantic & Lake Erie incorporated on J to tap the coal fields of southern Ohio running from Pomeroy along the Ohio River to Toledo. Like most such projects it struggled financially and went.

      The water starts off in North America, coming from streams and rivers that empty into 5 out of the 6 Great Lakes; Michigan, Superior, Huron, St. Clair and Erie. These lakes drain a large part of North America, flowing down through the Great Lakes basin from West to East. The water makes its way to Niagara River, which interestingly flows north!   What is the water route from Michigan to Flordia? Both inland and ocean. Answer Save. 3 Answers. Relevance. Anonymous. 1 decade ago. Favourite answer. Inland:Lake Michigan >Chicago Sanitary Ship Canal > Illinois River > Mississippi River > Gulf of Mexico.


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Water-route to connect Lake Michigan with the Detroit River by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Railways and Canals Download PDF EPUB FB2

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