Panama Canal
The Panama Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a 77.1-kilometre (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean (via the Caribbean Sea) to the Pacific Ocean.
Caribbean Approach Centennial Bridge Gatun Lake Gatun Locks Miraflores Locks Pedro Miguel Locks Peru Tugboats
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Caribbean Approach, To The Panama Canal

The sea approach to the northern side of the canal, just past Colon, Panama.

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Centennial Bridge, Over The Panama Canal, Panama

The Centennial Bridge is located 15 km (9.3 mi) north of the Bridge of the Americas and crosses the Culebra Cut (Gaillard Cut) close to the Pedro Miguel locks.

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Gatun Lake, As Part Of The Panama Canal

The lake connecting the Gatun Locks to the Pedro Miguel Locks and passing under the CentennialBridge.

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Gatun Locks, Panama Canal

The set of three locks at the northern (Carribean Sea) end of the canal.

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Miraflores Locks, Panama Canal, Panama

The two locks on the south end of the canal, connecting the Pacific Ocean to Miraflores Lake.

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Pedro Miguel Locks, Panama Canal, Panama

One lock on each side connecting Gatun Lake to Miraflores Lake.

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Peru Tugboats, Of The Panama Canal

Tug boats were a common sight on the canal, and they were impressively large tug boats.

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