初中生寒假必读新概念美文——海峡隧道

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In 1858, a French engineer, Aime Thome de Gamond, arrived in England with a plan for a twenty-one-mile tunnel under the English Channel. He said that it would be possible to build a platform in the centre of the Channel. This platform would serve as a port and a railway station. The tunnel would be well-ventilated if tall chimneys were built above sea level. In 1860, a better plan was put forward by an Englishman, William Low. He suggested that a double railway-tunnel should be built. This would solve the problem of ventilation, for if a train entered this tunnel, it would draw in fresh air behind it. Forty-two years later a tunnel was actually begun. If, at the time, the British had not feared invasion, it would have been completed. The world had to wait almost another 100 years for the Channel Tunnel. It was officially opened on March 7,1994, finally connecting Britain to the European continent.

1858,法国工程师,托梅二十一公里,计划到了英国一个长21英里隧道的英语频道。他说,这将有可能建立一个平台的中心通道。这个平台将用作码头和火车站。隧道通风良好如果高大的烟囱状海拔。1860,提出了一个更好的计划由一个英国人,威廉低。他提议建一条双轨隧道。这将解决通风问题,因为如果一列火车开进隧道,它就把新鲜空气的背后。四十二年后,隧道真的开始。如果,当时,英国不害怕入侵的话,它会被完成。世界不得不再等将近100年的英吉利海峡隧道。这是3月71994正式开通,将英国与欧洲大陆的。

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