There are two mountain systems and the
 coast has many islands.
Christopher Columbus explored the coast in
 1502.
Vasco Nuñez de Balboa discovered
       the Pacific Ocean.
There is a very famous cathedral with a
 gold altar that a monk painted before
El altar de oro

This unassuming
little church still
has its original
altar carved out of
gold. The pirate
Henry Morgan
mi...
Tomas Herrera is the national hero.
Panama is the capital. It is very modern,
  and there is a lot of foreign influence.
• Colon is the 2nd largest
  city in the Republic of
  Panama. It is located at
  the Atlantic entrance to
  the Panama Ca...
PANAMA
 CANAL
San Blas de Cuna
La isla           • Situated in the
                    Caribbean Sea a few
                    miles off...
There are bananas, potatoes, onions, and
Panama
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Panama

  1. 1. There are two mountain systems and the coast has many islands.
  2. 2. Christopher Columbus explored the coast in 1502.
  3. 3. Vasco Nuñez de Balboa discovered the Pacific Ocean.
  4. 4. There is a very famous cathedral with a gold altar that a monk painted before
  5. 5. El altar de oro This unassuming little church still has its original altar carved out of gold. The pirate Henry Morgan missed this when he sacked Panama because the clever priests painted the altar black.
  6. 6. Tomas Herrera is the national hero.
  7. 7. Panama is the capital. It is very modern, and there is a lot of foreign influence.
  8. 8. • Colon is the 2nd largest city in the Republic of Panama. It is located at the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal.
  9. 9. PANAMA CANAL
  10. 10. San Blas de Cuna La isla • Situated in the Caribbean Sea a few miles off the north coast of Panama, the San Blas de Cuna Islands are the home of the Cuna, a traditional society of Native Americans.
  11. 11. There are bananas, potatoes, onions, and

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