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.
Limon Bay Gatun Locks Gatun Lake Pedros Miguel Miraflores Locks
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