Gatun Lake, As Part Of The Panama Canal

Top Of Dam
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The top of Gatun Dam external link a large earthen dam across the Chagres River in Panama, near the town of Gatun. It is this dam that created Gatun Lake, the largest artificial lake in the world at the time it was built.


Gatun Lake external link As Part of The Panama Canal external link   •  9° 15' 59.46" N, 79° 55' 23.28" W   •  (Photo taken 11:20:48 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 26 June 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_2640
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Container Ship Waited Turn
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A container ship waited on Gatun Lake for its turn to travel down Gatun Locks north to the Caribbean Sea.


Gatun Lake external link As Part of The Panama Canal external link   •  9° 15' 27.06" N, 79° 55' 20.09" W   •  (Photo taken 11:26:50 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 26 June 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0699
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The Shore Of Gatun Lake
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The shoreline of Gatun Lake in Panama was mostly jungle in the north.


Gatun Lake external link As Part of The Panama Canal external link   •  9° 14' 48.68" N, 79° 55' 22.41" W   •  (Photo taken 11:44:24 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 26 June 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0710
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Pontoons On Shore
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A set of pontoons rested on the beach of Gatun Lake.


Gatun Lake external link As Part of The Panama Canal external link   •  9° 14' 48.43" N, 79° 55' 19.87" W   •  (Photo taken 13:39:05 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 26 June 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0719
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Anchors On Display
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A building on the shoreline of Gatun Lake displayed a set of three anchors on its front lawn.


Gatun Lake external link As Part of The Panama Canal external link   •  9° 14' 48.43" N, 79° 55' 19.87" W   •  (Photo taken 13:58:05 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 26 June 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0727
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Observation Tower
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An old observation tower still existed on the shore of Gatun Lake.


Gatun Lake external link As Part of The Panama Canal external link   •  9° 6' 54.69" N, 79° 41' 58.52" W   •  (Photo taken 14:01:16 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 26 June 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0730
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Steel I-Beam Washed Up
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A steel i-beam had washed up against rocks lining the shore of Gatun Lake. The i-beam still had equipment attached to it.


Gatun Lake external link As Part of The Panama Canal external link   •  9° 5' 46.64" N, 79° 42' 16.75" W   •  (Photo taken 14:35:52 Sunday 25 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Thursday 26 June 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0740
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