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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.


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


Aug 15, 2014 ... Hailed as one of the great achievements of the 20th Century, the Panama Canal connects 160 countries and 1,700 ports around the world.


The Panama Canal connects the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. It is a 48 mile canal that is important for international maritime trade. Construction of the canal ...


Sep 21, 2015 ... See if you knew any of these ten facts: 1. The Panama Canal couldn't be built the same way as the Suez Canal, and nobody thought of that ...


Sep 27, 2010 ... In 1914 the Panama Canal joined the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, changing international trade forever. The 50 mile-long pathway through the ...


Along the route of the canal there is a series of 3 sets of locks, the Gatun, the Pedro Miguel and the Miraflores locks. At Gatun there are 2 parallel sets .


Mar 13, 2016 ... The Panama Canal is a 77 km long passageway that runs through Panama in South America and joins the Pacific and Atlantic ocean.


Panama's beaches are drawing more and more resort travelers, and itineraries that take cruise passengers through the Panama Canal are growing in popularity  ...


Apr 13, 2015 ... Operating since 1914, the Panama Canal is a modern wonder of the world. Learn more about this engineering marvel with these 10 facts about ...