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Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is a 77.1-kilometre 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. There are locks at each end to lift ships up to Gatun Lake, an artificial lake created to reduce the amount of excavation work required for the canal, 26 metres above sea level. The current locks are 33.5 metres wide. A third, wider lane of locks is currentl...

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  • Panama Canal Full Transit From the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic (Time Lapse)

    Panama Canal Full Transit From the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic (Time Lapse)

  • Extreme Engineering - Panama Canal (documentary)

    Extreme Engineering - Panama Canal (documentary)

  • Experience Panama - Seven Wonders Of The World - Episode 5: The Panama Canal, by BBC

    Experience Panama - Seven Wonders Of The World - Episode 5: The Panama Canal, by BBC

  • WIDENING THE PANAMA CANAL - Extreme Engineering (full documentary)

    WIDENING THE PANAMA CANAL - Extreme Engineering (full documentary)