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Panama Canal - History and Overview - Geography - About.com
From 1819, Panama was part of the federation and country of Colombia but when Colombia rejected United States plans to build a canal across the Isthmus of ...
The Panama Canal - 20th Century History - About.com
The $400 million dollar project began in 1909 on the Isthmus of Panama and was actually completed ahead of schedule, despite the challenges faced by the ...
Isthmus - Geography - About.com
A definition of the geography term isthmus, from your About.com Guide to Geography. ... Examples: The Isthmus of Panama connects North America with South ...
The Panama Canal Expansion's Impact on the US Economy
The Canal is more complicated than just digging a long trench across the shortest point, the Isthmus of Panama. First, the sea level of the Caribbean is eight ...
Captain Morgan and the Sack of Panama - Latin American History
Sacking Panama would not be easy. The city was on the Pacific side of the isthmus, so the privateers would have to cross in order to attack. The best way to  ...
What's the difference between North, Latin, Central, Middle, South ...
Includes the countries of South America south of Panama but sometimes includes the portion of Panama south of the Isthmus of Panama. Spanish America.
Which direction do you sail through the Panama Canal? - Geography
The Panama Canal lies on the Isthmus of Panama which generally sits in an east -west direction in Panama. However, the location of the Panama canal is such ...
Panama Canal - Cruises - About.com
Crossing the isthmus of Panama on a cruise ship through the Panama Canal is a memorable experience for anyone. Over 56,000 people built the Panama ...
MEC Panama Shipyard in Balboa - Cruises - About.com
Photo of the MEC Panama Shipyard in Balboa as seen from the Discovery ... ships and loads/unloads cargo for transfer across the isthmus of Panama via train .
Panama - Fort San Lorenzo - Cruises - About.com
Before the river was dammed in the construction of the Panama Canal, it was used as part of the route across the isthmus of Panama to transfer gold from the ...
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