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Infographic: How Exactly A Panama Canal Transit Works?

How does a Panama Canal Transit work? For ships, very slowly. While descending from cruise altitude, you can see the entire canal and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, ALL AT THE SAME TIME!

Panama Canal  Aerial overlooking two vessels during manoeuvres in Gatun Locks, Panama Canal

Panama Canal Aerial overlooking two vessels during manoeuvres in Gatun Locks, Panama Canal. I remember seeing this canal and what an awesome thing to see.

the Panama Canal.   So  neat to be able to view it with their web cams.  Lots of memories from a past visit.

the Panama Canal. So neat to be able to view it with their web cams.

This Day in History: Aug 15, 1914: Panama Canal open to traffic

The American-built waterway across the Isthmus of Panama, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, is inaugurated with the passa.

Laborers with shovels, construction of the Panama Canal, Panama, 1909.

Panamanian Laborers At Work Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Laborers with shovels, construction of the Panama Canal, Panama, Can you imagine digging out the canal with SHOVELS? Thousands died from Malaria and other diseases. It was because of the Canal that a cure for Yellow Fever was finally discovered.

Incredible pictures that show the construction of the Panama Canal

Incredible pictures that show the construction of the Panama Canal

Construction of the Panama Canal got under way in 1881 with a work force of tasked with hacking through solid mountainous terrain and redirecting powerful rivers.

The Panama Canal is a 48-mile (77.1 km) ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean (via the Caribbean Sea) to the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. There are locks at each end to lift ships up to Gatun Lake (85 feet (26 m) above sea-level). Gatun Lake was created to reduce the amount of work required for the canal. The current locks are 110 feet (33.5 m) wide. A third, wider lane of locks is being…

On August the very first ship, the cargo ship SS Ancon passed the newly built Panama Canal. Unfortunately, in the same month, World War I started fighting in Europe and the official opening ceremony had to be postponed until

The Panama Canal is a 51 mile ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Work on the canal, which began in 1880, was completed in 1914. One of the largest and most difficult engineering projects ever undertaken, the Panama Canal shortcut made it possible for ships to travel between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in half the time previously required.

Recently, friends of mine went to Panama, and it reminded me of my first cruise - from San Juan to LA via the Panama Canal. The canal is a remarkable accomplishment and it was an awesome journey.

How the Water Locks of Panama Canal Work?

How the Water Locks of Panama Canal Work?

The Panama Canal is situated in the central region (and Isthmus) of Panama, which is the country located at the narrowest and southernmost part of Central America. Description from mezzmiee.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The 48 miles long international waterway, which is known as the Panama Canal permits various ships to pass between the Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean. More At: history of the panama canal

Visiting Panama Canal and being fortunate to see how a ship goes to the other side in minutes!! Amazing!!

One cannot go to Panama City without taking the opportunity to watch the ships traversing the canal through the Panama Canal Locks. I found great fun in watching the ships enter each gate and raise to enter the successive lock.

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