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Panama Canal


The Panama Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a man-made 48-mile (77 km) waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean.

Panama Canal


More Than 230 Cruise Ships to Transit Panama Canal in 2016-17 Season ... Panama Canal Administrator Updates Customers on Expanded Canal Operations.

Panama Canal - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Panama Canal, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Official Website for the Panama Canal Expansion - Canal de Panamá


The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal ...

The New Panama Canal: A Risky Bet - The New York Times


Jun 22, 2016 ... At the center of the story is the Panama Canal Authority, which oversaw the design of the new locks and chose the winning bidder. In a small ...

Building the Panama Canal, 1903–1914 - Office of the Historian


Building the Panama Canal, 1903–1914. President Theodore Roosevelt oversaw the realization of a long-term United States goal—a trans-isthmian canal.

Theodore Roosevelt and the Panama Canal . TR, The Story of ... - PBS


The Panama Canal On February 1, 1881, driven by patriotic fervor and capitalized by over 100000 mostly small investors, the French Compagnie Universelle du ...

Panama Canal - YouTube


The Panama Canal is 80 kilometers long between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The waterway was cut through one of narrowest saddles of the isthmus that ...

Panama Canal | canal, Central America | Britannica.com


Aug 23, 2016 ... Panama Canal, Spanish Canal de Panamá , lock-type canal, owned and administered by the Republic of Panama, that connects the Atlantic ...

The Panama Canal [ushistory.org]


A canal was inevitable. A trip by boat from New York to San Francisco forced a luckless crew to sail around the tip of South America — a journey amounting to ...

Panama Canal
Architect: John Findlay Wallace, John Frank Stevens (1906–1908), George Washington Goethals
Location: Isthmus of Panama
Details: The American Society of Civil Engineers has named the Panama Canal one of the seven wonders of the modern world.