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    • The Panama Canal
      • Water Transportation
    • Vasco Nunez de Balboa In 1513 a Spanish military leader or conquistador discovered this stretch part of land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean
    • U.S.A. and the railroad (1849)
    • Ferdinand M. Lesseps
      • Director of the Suez Canal and the Panama Canal.
      • In 1880 France began the excavations
      • In 1889 they stop the construction
    • John Frank Stevens
      • The United States continue with the construction in 1904.
      • Stevens was the first Chief Engineer
    • Huge Steam Shovels
    • The Culebra cut
    • George Washington Goethals
    • Locks
    • Gates
    • Gatun Dam
    • Gatun Lake
    • Culebra cut
    • Wall to block the sand
    • Gatun Locks
    • Pedro Miguel Locks
    • Miraflores Locks
    • Madden Dam
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      • http:// www.acp.gob.pa/esp/general/howitworks/index.html
    • Panama possession (2000)
    • Works Cites http://www.acp.gob.pa/esp/index.html http://www.tfhrc.gov/pubrds/julaug99/topten.htm