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Panama Canal


Location of Panama between Pacific (bottom) and Caribbean (top), with canal at top center. The Panamá Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a 48-mile (77 km) ship canal in Panama ...

Panama Canal - World Atlas


The Panama Canal extends across the Isthmus of Panama from Colon on the Atlantic Ocean (Caribbean Sea) side, to Balboa and the Pacific Ocean. It was built ...

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


Aug 15, 2014 ... The idea for a canal across Panama dates back to the 16th century. ... reasons, considered Nicaragua a more feasible location than Panama.

Where is Panama? Location of Panama - World Map


Where is Panama located on the world map? Panama is located in the Central America and lies between latitudes 9° 0' N, and longitudes 80° 00' W.

Panama Canal | canal, Central America | Britannica.com


Nov 26, 2014 ... Panama Canal, the lock-type canal, owned and administered by the ... They are operated from a control tower, which is located on the wall that ...

Panama - Encyclopedia of the Nations


Panama is located in Central America between Costa Rica to the north and ... The 80-kilometer (50-mile) Panama Canal cuts the nation in half and joins the ...

Panama Canal - History and Overview - Geography - About.com


The location of the Panama Canal, in Panama between the Atlantic Ocean and ... The Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty allowed the U.S. to build the Panama Canal and ...

Panama Canal Facts - Soft Schools


The Panama Canal connects the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. ... The territory where the Panama Canal is located was originally Columbian, then French, then  ...

Google Map of Panama Canal, Republic of Panama - Nations Online


Searchable map/satellite view of Panama Canal. ... To find a location type: street or place, city, optional: state, country. Local Time Panama: Sunday-May-1 2016 ...

Panama Canal Facts


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 .