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Panama Canal - Wikipedia


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.

7 Fascinating Facts About the Panama Canal - History in the ...


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.

Panama Canal Facts - SoftSchools


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 ...

Panama Canal Facts: Home


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 .

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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 ...

11 Facts about the Panama Canal | Jeff Boulter's Blog


Mar 1, 2006 ... The canal is not just a “path” of water bewteen the two oceans. There are a series of 6 locks in two parallel tracks that raise and lower ships ...

Panama Canal Facts: US History for Kids *** - US American History


Find Panama Canal Facts for kids. The Panama Canal Facts for kids and how it works. Interesting, fun Panama Canal Facts for kids, children, homework and ...

Panama Canal Facts - Barefoot Panama


The Panama Canal is an engineering marvel that we find unbelievable! Here are some things that might amaze you. Ships traveling between New York and ...

15 Connective Facts About the Panama Canal | Mental Floss


Jun 7, 2016 ... A multi-country, multi-decade project that spans two oceans, the 50-mile Panama Canal was completed in 1914 and helped turn the United ...

Panama Canal Facts | USA Today


Starting in 1513, when Spain's Vasco Nunez de Balboa became the first person to navigate the Isthmus of Panama and see the Pacific Ocean from the area, ...

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.
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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.

Ten Facts about the Panama Canal | Blog Posts | WWF


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 ...

Building the Panama Canal, 1903–1914 - Milestones in the History ...


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