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


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 ...


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 was constructed in two stages. The first between 1880 and 1893, being the work carried out by the French company ...


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.


The Panama Canal is designated as one of the "Seven Wonders of the Modern World and a Monument of the Millennium" by the American Society of Civil ...