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La construction du Canal de Panama

Les vannes évacuatrices de crue du barrage Gatún

1000 jours pour la planète | Le lac Gatún, là où les employés attendent leur 'bateau-taxi' qui les ramènera aux écluses |


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Panama zip line tour Zip line adventure tour Panama City, Panama

Photo: The record for the longest surf ride is 3 hours, 55 minutes and 2 seconds, set by Panamanian surfer Gary Saavedra in 2011, riding an artificial wave created by power boat in the Panama Canal, Lake Gatún. Saavedra, who traversed through choppy water and was rocked constantly by the wakes of giant freighters, spanned a distance of 41.3 miles - setting the new world record for the longest time and distance surfed on open water. #surfing


Chagres River Kayak Expedition From Panama City The Panama Canal is much more than a canal to transit vessels. To establish the waterway, the Gatun Lake was created in 1913 by building a dam at the Chagres River before it reaches the Atlantic Ocean. Every time a ship crosses the canal toward the Pacific Ocean at the Miraflores Locks or toward the Atlantic Ocean at the Gatun Locks 52,000,000 gallons of fresh water are spilled from Gatun Lake.  It was once the world's biggest ar...


Fishing at the Panama Canal World-class fishing on the Panama Canal and Gatun Lake just 45 minutes outside Panama City.Early this morning you will be picked up at your hotel in Panama City. Enjoy a scenic 45 minute drive through the old Panama Canal Zone, driving by two sets of the Panama Canal Locks (Miraflores and Pedro Miguel Locks) and then through lush, pristine rainforest to Gamboa at the junction of the Chagres River and the Panama Canal.You will have the opportunity to...

Gatun Lake Expedition Enjoy a panoramic tour along the world famous Panama Canal. Go to Gatun Lake, a major part of the Panama Canal, where you will see and learn about the fascinating tropical wildlife of the lake and the surrounding forest.Enjoy a panoramic tour along the world famous Panama Canal. Go into the Gatun Lake, a major part of the Panama Canal and which was considered the largest artificial lake in the world. See and learn about the fascinating tropical wildlife o...

USS Pennsylvania BB-38 Sailor's Mail Gatun Lake, Canal Zone March 5, 1929