Panama Canal

By: Benjamin Waugh

Geography of the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is located in southern Central America connecting the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

Building of Panama Canal

In 1914 an inital attempt to try to build a sea level canal failed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Panama_Canal

This was of use to the United States, which completed the present Panama Canal in 1913 and officially opened it in 1914.

The History of the Panama Canal

The history can go back to the time of Christopher Columbus. back then Panama was a water way between the Caribbean and the Pacific. Now it has been remodeled to a famas canal where the USA can trasport goods from one side of the border to the other in water instead of going around South America
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