The Suez Canal

By Carter Johnson

This is a major shipping lane that reduces the distance traveled by 43%

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It is big enough to see from space

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It carries 7.5% of the world's total ocean trade

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The canal has 119 mi of tolal waterway and 101 miles of that were constructed

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It can take ships of up to 150,000 tons.

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It is the longest canal without locks.

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