Panama Canal World Front page Limon Bay Gatun Locks Gatun Lake Gaillard Cut Pedro Miguel and Miraflores Locks In Spanish
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The Panama Canal
Click points on the map to follow a ship’s progress along the canal from the Caribbean (A) to the Pacific (B).
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Gatun Locks
A series of three lock chambers raise ships to a height of 26 metres above sea level. Each lock is 33.5 metres wide and 306 metres long and takes eight to 15 minutes to fill with water.
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Limon Bay Gatun Locks Gatun Lake Pedros Miguel Miraflores Locks
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