Flora of the Panama Canal Zone by Paul Carpenter Standley

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Published by J. Cramer, Stechert-Hafner in Lehre, New York .

Written in English

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Originally issued as Contributions from the United States National Herbarium, v. 27.

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Statementby P. C. Standley.
SeriesReprints of US-floras,, v. 1
LC ClassificationsQK221 .S73 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 416 p.
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4968101M
LC Control Number76458147

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Canal Zone, also called Panama Canal Zone, historic administrative entity in Panama over which the United States exercised jurisdictional rights from to It was a strip of land 10 miles (16 km) wide along the Panama Canal, extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean and bisecting the Isthmus of Panama.

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Canal Zone Government (U.S., ) Panama Canal Company (U.S., ) Functions: Operates and maintains the Panama Canal and associated facilities in cooperation with the Republic of Panama, until the Panama Canal Treaty of terminates on Decemand sovereignty over the canal is assumed by the Republic of Panama.

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Inthe Panama Canal connected the world’s two largest oceans. American ingenuity and innovation had succeeded where the French had failed disastrously, but the U.S. paid a price for victory. Old Panama Canal Zone From tothe Panama Canal and an area extending eight kilometers (five miles) beyond it on each side were an unincorporated territory of the United States.

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