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Slide set: [Manchester Geographical Society Collection: Improvement works at Iron Gate, River Danube] (lecture: privately made, 10 slides, n.d.)

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Longitudinal section of the Danube from Turn Severin to Bazias, and plans of cataracts
Danube near Iron Gate
Iron Gate improvement cutting
Iron Gate -- Trajan's tablet
Iron Gate -- a cutting
Iron Gate improvement diagram
Longitudinal profile and cross section of the Iron Gate canal
The regulation of the cataracts of the Danube -- map of the Irongate rocks and canal
Iron Gate improvement diagram
The Danube Improvement Canal Works -- Jucz Cataract Canal

The diagrams illustrate one of a series of navigational improvement schemes carried out on the River Danube, probably that completed in or around 1896.

Several of the diagrams are captioned with credits to the journal The Engineer.

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Lucerna ID  3009618

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 March 2019

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