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Seikan Tunnel, The

Synopsis
Illustrates the construction of Seikan Tunnel, the world’s longest underwater tunnel, linking the Japanse islands of Hokkaido and Honshu under the Tsungaru Strait and completed in 1988. The tunnel runs for more than half its length beneath the sea and was excavated under extremely difficult rock conditions in an area prone to earthquakes.
Language
English
Country
Japan
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 36 min.
Year of production
199_
Availability
Free loan; Free loan
Subjects
Engineering
Keywords
civil engineering; Japan; tunnels

Production Company

Name

HBC Motion Picture Co Ltd

Sponsor

Name

Japan Railway Construction Public Corporation

Distributor

Name

Institution of Civil Engineers

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Address
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Notes
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