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).
A mariner's dream since the 16th century, the Panama Canal links two vast oceans through an incredible feat of ingenuity, endurance and sacrifice. More than 25,000 men died pursuing the dream, but when the SS Ancon first sailed its 80 Km length, the canal slogan 'The Land Divided, the World United' became a reality.
Limon Bay Gatun Locks Gatun Lake Pedros Miguel Miraflores Locks
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