is 190 feet. The least bottom width is 72 feet. The highest ground cut through is at El Guisr, where it is 85 feet; at Serapeum it is 62 feet; and at Chalouf, near Suez, it is 56 feet.
The excavation of the canal, although of considerable difficulty, was exceeded by the necessity for creating artificial harbors at the extremitily at anchor.
At the other extremity of the canal, a mole 2,550 feet in length protects the channel, which has been dredged to the depth of 27 feet. The mole at Suez differs from that at Port Said in construction; the latter being formed of concrete blocks of 13 cubic feet, the former of stone quarried from the neighboring moueet-pea, a measure of weight among the Arabs, equal to four grains of barley.
（Vehicle.) a. A vehicle for conveying passengers between Cairo and Suez.
It is shaped like a light wagon, with top and curtains.
A number of them used to meet the passengers arriving by the Red Sea or Mediterranean steam vessels, and
o Aviano, Turkey50400
1859*Ceuta, Africa, to Algesiras, Spain25700
1859*Cape Otway, Circular Head24060
1860Great Belt, Denmark (2 cables)1418
1860*Dacca, Hindostan, to Pegu11650
1860*Port Vendres, France, to Algiers5201,585
1859 and 1860*Suez, Egypt, to Cassire, Egypt255Shallow water.
1860*Suakin, Red Sea, to Cassire474
1860*Suakin, Red Sea, to Aden, Arabia627
1860*Aden, Arabia, to Hellania, Arabia718
1860*Hellania, Arabia, to Muscat, Arabia486
1860*Muscat, Arabia, to Kurrachee, Indi5842,760
1869St. Pierre to Duxbury, U. S.749259
1869Moen to Bornholm, Sweden8028
1869Bornholm, Sweden, to Libau23062
1870Scotland to Orkney Isles37
1870Salcombe, England, to Brignogan, France10159
1870Beachy Head to Cape Antifer7034
1870Suez, Egypt, to Aden, Arabia1,460968
1870Aden, Arabia, to Bombay1,8182,060
1870Porthcurno, England, to Lisbon8232,625
1870Lisbon to Gibraltar331535
1870Gibraltar to Malta1,1201,450
1870*Porthcurno to Mid Channel6562
1870Marseilles, France, to Bona,