As world populations have grown over thousands of years, so has the need for improved systems of transportation. As a result, people have modified their environment by building transportation infrastructure to make movement faster and easier.
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Canals have been used as to transport goods over water since ancient times. Although overland and air transportation have largely overshadowed canal shipping routes, they remain an important part of transportation infrastructures around the world.
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October 19, 2023
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