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|the Gatun Locks' view in the Panama Canal.|
The Panama Canal extends across the Isthmus of Panama from Colon on the Atlantic Ocean (Caribbean Sea) side to Balboa and the Pacific Ocean.
|Canal of Panama, makes the linking of the Atlantico Ocean with the Pacifíco Ocean behind its canal lock that crosses the country||09/23/2005||920|
|The "Hercules" and "Ajax" were two 250-ton capacity floating cranes extensively used in the construction of the Panama Canal. These leviathans had the mightiest lift in the world at that time and were built in Duisburg, Germany during the pre WWI years specifically for handling the gates of the canal locks. Henry Schoellhorn was hired in 1912 to head the Electrical Department of the Mechanical...||09/19/2009||911|
|Aguadulce Army Airfield (also known as Airdrome Aguadulce ) is a former United States Army Air Forces World War II airfield in Panama used as part of the defense of the Panama Canal. It was closed on 1 March 1948.|
Established on 1 April 1941, Aguadulce Airfield's mission was to defend the Panama Canal. Most of its operational history was that of an auxiliary airfield, hosting fig...
|This overlay helps to see things better, as the res is too low.||08/13/2005||953|
|One of the four cranes that Adolf Hitler demand to made in 1941. These were the biggest cranes in the world during the World War II and they were tooked by the Allies (United States, UK and Russia) when the war ended, as war treasures. |
The "TITAN" crane was moved to California where she stayed 50 years, and then in 1999 the crane was brought to serve in the Panama Canal, and tod...
|The Panama Canal is a 48 mile (77 km) canal that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, through the Isthmus of Panama. The canal has had an enormous impact in the 20'th century shipping between the two oceans, mainly replacing the long route south of Cape Horn at the southernmost tip of South America. In avarage allmost any long sailing route which involve passing the Americas can be s...||12/12/2010||3,597|
|The international airport, 26km N-E of Panama City.|
Panama's largest international air gateway is located at Tocumen International Airport (IATA airport code PTY) in Panama City.
Tocumen is a large facility and center of flights heading to and from the Caribbean, South America, North America and all of Central America. Also, one European city (Madrid) is served. Tocumen is the hub...
|Four Ships waiting for yours pass of the Canal of Panama.||01/14/2007||461|
| destroyed by a missile in 1983, during the Second Sudanese Civil War, this gigantic bucket wheel excavator, actually disused, digged the Jonglei Canal to divert water through the vast Sudd wetlands of South Sudan so as to deliver more water downstream to Sudan and Egypt for use in agriculture.|
Another potencial environmental disaster?
Have your own opinion, afer readi...
|Expansion of Islam, during and 40 years after Prophet Mohammed.||10/23/2006||724|
|A little canal in the south of Sweden.||08/25/2005||497|