A Date for the Recently Discovered Eastern Canal of Egypt

@article{Shea1977ADF,
  title={A Date for the Recently Discovered Eastern Canal of Egypt},
  author={William H. Shea},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={1977},
  volume={226},
  pages={31 - 38}
}
  • W. Shea
  • Published 1 April 1977
  • Geology, Environmental Science
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
In a recent issue of American Scientist (1975: 543-48), A. Sneh, T. Weissbrod, and I. Perath, geologists from the Geological Survey of Israel, presented convincing evidence from aerial photographs for the existence of a previously unrecognized ancient canal that extended across the northern half of the Isthmus of Suez. The southernmost section of this canal (fig. 1), which extends between Lake Timsah and Lake Ballah, was originally discovered by the French engineer Linant de Bellefonds. In the… 
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