Thailand Geography - note

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Geography - note: controls only land route from Asia to Malaysia and Singapore; ideas for the construction of a canal across the Kra Isthmus that would create a bypass to the Strait of Malacca and shorten shipping times around Asia continue to be discussed

Definition: This entry includes miscellaneous geographic information of significance not included elsewhere.

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