Panama Canal Opens

August 15, 2011 | posted in: Tech Chronicles | by

Technology that Shapes Our Lives August 15, 1914 The Panama Canal, a 77-kilometre (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, opens. One of the largest and most difficult engineering projects ever undertaken, the canal had an enormous impact on shipping between the two oceans, replacing the long..

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