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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.

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Panama Canal - YouTube


The Panama Canal is 80 kilometers long between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The waterway was cut through one of narrowest saddles of the isthmus that ...

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 ...

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 ...

Expanding the Panama Canal - The Atlantic


Jun 24, 2015 ... In 2006, Panamanians approved a referendum to expand the Panama Canal, doubling its capacity and allowing far larger ships to transit the ...

The New Panama Canal: A Risky Bet - The New York Times


Jun 22, 2016 ... At the center of the story is the Panama Canal Authority, which oversaw the design of the new locks and chose the winning bidder. In a small ...

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 ...

Panama Canal . American Experience . WGBH | PBS


The Panama Canal documentary tells the story of the most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.

Panama Canal Cruises - Princess Cruises


A dream more than 400 years in the making, the Panama Canal opened in 1914 and this epic man-made marvel changed the world in the process. There's no ...

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.

Panama Canal | canal, Central America | Britannica.com


Oct 11, 2016 ... Panama Canal, Spanish Canal de Panamá , lock-type canal, owned and administered by the Republic of Panama, that connects the Atlantic ...

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.