Reprint from: All the Year Round, January 8, 1876; from Islamic History Sourcebook, Fordham University.
Brief description and key-dates history of the artificial waterway, with several links; from Encyclopaedia of the Orient.
Three photos, a dynamic map, and authoritative article (Introduction, Physical Description, and History) on the Canal -- with links to key names, placenames, and events; from Encarta.
Description and history of the Suez Canal; from Encyclopedia.com.
Report dated June 04, 2003, announces that the International Association for Civil Engineers has designated the Suez Canal as a landmark in the history of world civil engineering.
Three-part scholarly recounting and analysis of the Suez Crisis (1956), by Wilfred P. Deac, in Military History Magazine (from About.com).
Illustrated article including history, current day, and related links.