Canoes are a popular way of transporting people in Venice. Image credit miriadna.com

Canoes are a popular way of transporting people in Venice. Image credit miriadna.com

ZIMSEC O Level Geography Notes: Transport: Canoes and Dhows

  • They are cheap
  • clean
  • They are versatile as they can carry a variety of goods
  • They are simple to manufacture and repair.

Disadvantages

  • Cannot carry large amounts of goods and passengers.
  • They are very slow.
  • They require navigable water bodies and canals.
  • They may capsize causing death and/or injury/damage to goods
  • Some of them are powered by human energy which can be taxing.

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