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  Field Listing - Transportation - note


Country
Transportation - note
Arctic Ocean sparse network of air, ocean, river, and land routes; the Northwest Passage (North America) and Northern Sea Route (Eurasia) are important seasonal waterways
Atlantic Ocean Kiel Canal and Saint Lawrence Seaway are two important waterways; significant domestic commercial and recreational use of Intracoastal Waterway on central and south Atlantic seaboard and Gulf of Mexico coast of US
Baker Island there is a day beacon near the middle of the west coast
Georgia transportation network is in poor condition resulting from ethnic conflict, criminal activities, and fuel shortages; network lacks maintenance and repair
Howland Island Earhart Light is a day beacon near the middle of the west coast that was partially destroyed during World War II, but has since been rebuilt; named in memory of famed aviatrix Amelia EARHART
Jarvis Island there is a day beacon near the middle of the west coast
Midway Islands airfield serves as an emergency landing site for commercial aircraft crossing the Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean Inside Passage offers protected waters from southeast Alaska to Puget Sound (Washington state)
Southern Ocean Drake Passage offers alternative to transit through the Panama Canal
Wake Island formerly an important commercial aviation base, now used by US military, some commercial cargo planes, and for emergency landings

This page was last updated on 30 November, 2004


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