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The Panama Canal (Spaingie: Canal de Panamá) is a 77.1-kilometre (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean (via the Caribbean Sea) tae the Paceefic Ocean. The canal cuts athort the Isthmus o Panama an is a key conduit for internaitional maritime trade. Thare are locks at each end tae lift ships up tae Gatun Loch, an airtifeecial loch creatit tae reduce the amoont o excavation wirk required for the canal, 26 metres (85 ft) abuin sea level. The current locks are 33.5 metres (110 ft) wide. A third, wider lane o locks is currently unner construction an is due tae open in 2016.


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Edin Krnic
4 February 2013
Just perfect
mstrrr
9 September 2013
Want to avoid the crowds or see the ships from ground level? For a spectacular view Just follow the road down the canal, left from the central building with the museum. You will be the only one there.
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Wed-Sat 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
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