Suez Canal

Building the Suez Canal - 1859-1869. Since the rise of Zionism and Arab nationalism towards the end of the 19th century, the two groups have been involved in petty conflicts that have often led to serious consequences. It cuts thousands of miles from the routes of ships traveling between Europe and Asia. Specifications and characteristics of Triple –E vessels have been studied. Ferdinand de Lesseps was born on 19 November 1805 into a family of French career-diplomats. The Suez Canal is a key shipping route for global trade; Dozens of massive ships use the 120-mile canal every day; Huge slow-moving leviathans are easy targets for Islamic militants. Built in: 1869; Located in: Egypt; Length: 193. The canal is somewhat more than 100 mi (160 km) long. The resource explains the British interest in the