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Erie Canal
used in Moby Dick

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historically important canal connecting the Hudson river at Albany with Lake Erie at Buffalo
  • Canallers, Don, are the boatmen belonging to our grand Erie Canal.
    Chapters 52-54 — The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (52% in)
  • Furthermore, as his windpipe solely opens into the tube of his spouting canal, and as that long canal—like the grand Erie Canal—is furnished with a sort of locks (that open and shut) for the downward retention of air or the upward exclusion of water, therefore the whale has no voice; unless you insult him by saying, that when he so strangely rumbles, he talks through his nose.
    Chapters 85-87 — The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (11% in)

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