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The Panamá Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a 48-mile (77 km) ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean (via the Caribbean Sea) to the ...

Panama Canal


China COSCO Shipping Vessel Wins Draw to be First to Transit Through the Expanded Panama Canal · The Panama Canal Dismisses ITF Claims, Commends ...

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.

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.

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.

Expanding the Panama Canal - The Atlantic


Jun 24, 2015 ... Work on the massive $5 billion Panama Canal Expansion is nearly complete.

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 ...

Timeline . Panama Canal . American Experience . WGBH | PBS


Forty five years after the U.S. first considered building a canal through Central America, the Panama Canal opened to the public. Thousands lost their lives in the ...

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 ...

Then & Now . Panama Canal . American Experience . WGBH | PBS


Widening the shipping lanes and constructing new, more efficient locks to allow for a third lane of traffic are the top priorities for the Panama Canal Authority ...

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.