The Suez Canal.
provided a strategic shipping route to British colonies.
By travelling through the Suez Canal, shipping no longer had to transverse the whole of the continent of Africa- shortening the journey to India and the Far East by several days.
because they had Suez Canal
The Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Gulf of Suez. This typically would have been dug by hand, but the canal utilized new steam technology and dredging systems to create the canal. When Egypt took over the Suez Canal Company, it marked the end of the British Empire's control on the area.
The British actually finished the Suez Canal, even though the French started building it.
That's kind of a subjective question, but in my mind it was in 1956 when Egypt took the Suez Canal away from the British. When India threw the British out.
Most canals were built after the Roman Empire split, for example the Suez Canal, the Panama Canal, and the Erie Canal.
Sudan was part of the main shipping route to the East. Britain needed to control the Suez Canal.
Suez Canal...The Suez Canal
The Suez Canal, which linked the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea, meaning that British ships did not have to sail around Africa to reach India, a hugely important route for British (and French trading).
The British helped the Egyptians build it.
The Suez Canal .
The Suez Canal has a strategic location. It linked the British & the French to their colonies & reduced the time to export goods.
The British and French challenging of Egyptian President Nasser's nationalization of the Suez Canal
Built by the French, Bankrolled by the British
Suez canal because it made an easier route to Asia and Africa so Britain can trade with them
The canal is owned and maintained by the Suez Canal Authority
the Suez canal is very intriquit.
The Suez Canal is in Egypt.
No locks on the Suez Canal
Suez Canal was created in 1869.