Ben Gurion Canal Project & it’s challenges

A theoretical proposal from the 1960s, aimed at creating a canal through Israel’s Negev Desert. This was intended as an alternative to the Suez Canal, challenging Egypt’s control over a crucial trade route.

– Logistical Complexities:
– High Costs:
– Longer Route:
– Security Concerns:

Suez Canal
An artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, completed in 1859.

– Connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea via the Isthmus of Suez, effectively dividing Africa and Asia.

– Spanning 193 km, it is a vital trade route linking Europe and Asia, instrumental in global shipping and trade dynamics.

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