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Coastal connections

London Canal Museum - home page Enquiry 1 The trouble with water... Too much and too little Boats don't move on their own Extra horse power Coastal connections Less pounds, shillings, and pence
  Rivers naturally always link to the coast. Much larger coastal sailing ships and barges could carry even bigger loads on the sea. At sea, wind power was much more efficient than the inland horse. By using a combination of rivers and coastal shipping, a heavy load could travel a long distance. Small map - waterways in 1750
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