Transport: Over the Mountain

Countries that have developed cargo carrying by air from a stunt into an industry generally have two things in common: rich inaccessible regions and inadequate systems of highways and railroads. All records for airplane freight are held by the U. S. S. R. who claim a movement of 66,000,000 Ibs. last year and who recently flew 10,000 sheep to collective farms over 342 miles of the Turkmen Republic's desert. Canada, serving millions of square miles of lake-dotted, forested terrain above the "civilization line," annually handles 25,000,000 Ib. After the U. S., South America...

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