Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal with the Pacific Ocean and Puente de las Americas (Bridge of Pan-American Highway) at the left and Miraflores locks at the far-right [10557  1248]

Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal with the Pacific Ocean and Puente de las Americas (Bridge of Pan-American Highway) at the left and Miraflores locks at the far-right [10557 1248]

On November 6, 1903, Colombia was startled to learn that the isthmus of Panama had declared itself an independent Republic three days before. The 5-centavo “This Cannot Be” stamp of 1904 aptly expressed their incredulity.

On November 6, 1903, Colombia was startled to learn that the isthmus of Panama had declared itself an independent Republic three days before. The 5-centavo “This Cannot Be” stamp of 1904 aptly expressed their incredulity.

Sleeping in hammocks in The San Blas Islands of Panama are an archipelago comprising approximately 378 islands and cays, of which only 49 are inhabited.[1] They lie off the north coast of the Isthmus of Panama, east of the Panama Canal.[2] They are home to the Kuna Indians and a part of the comarca (district) Guna Yala (also spelled Kuna Yala) along the Caribbean coast of Panama. The area is popular for sailing, as it is known for its beauty and lack of hurricanes.[

Sleeping in hammocks in The San Blas Islands of Panama are an archipelago comprising approximately 378 islands and cays, of which only 49 are inhabited.[1] They lie off the north coast of the Isthmus of Panama, east of the Panama Canal.[2] They are home to the Kuna Indians and a part of the comarca (district) Guna Yala (also spelled Kuna Yala) along the Caribbean coast of Panama. The area is popular for sailing, as it is known for its beauty and lack of hurricanes.[

Isthmus of Panama: formed about 3 million years ago, joining South America and North America; before 7 million years ago, they were separated by an ocean, but continental drift gradually drew them together; allowed mammals to spread into new territory to compete wit new species

Isthmus of Panama: formed about 3 million years ago, joining South America and North America; before 7 million years ago, they were separated by an ocean, but continental drift gradually drew them together; allowed mammals to spread into new territory to compete wit new species

Panama City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Where my son is on an AIM trip!

Panama City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Where my son is on an AIM trip!

The Isthmus of Panama. Land Bridge Linking Americas Rose Earlier than Thought. 4/10/2015

Land Bridge Linking Americas Rose Earlier Than Thought

The Isthmus of Panama. Land Bridge Linking Americas Rose Earlier than Thought. 4/10/2015

The famous Corinth Canal connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnesian peninsula from the Greek mainland, thus effectively making the former an island. The canal is 6.4 kilometers in length and only 21.3 meters wide at its base

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The famous Corinth Canal connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnesian peninsula from the Greek mainland, thus effectively making the former an island. The canal is 6.4 kilometers in length and only 21.3 meters wide at its base

Crossing the Isthmus of Panama with Howard and Other Stories -- Part 3  Just passed 30,000 words for my Panama novel

Crossing the Isthmus of Panama with Howard and Other Stories -- Part 3 Just passed 30,000 words for my Panama novel

"Vazco  Nunez de Balboa Monument", discoverer of the South Sea, Pacific Ocean today, occurred on the Isthmus of Panama in 1513. After the discovery of America, this was the most important event during the conquest. This monument gives its name to Avenida Balboa and together with the coastal strip, bordering the Bay of Panama.

"Vazco Nunez de Balboa Monument", discoverer of the South Sea, Pacific Ocean today, occurred on the Isthmus of Panama in 1513. After the discovery of America, this was the most important event during the conquest. This monument gives its name to Avenida Balboa and together with the coastal strip, bordering the Bay of Panama.

Vasco Núñez de Balboa (c. 1475 – January 21, 1519) was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. He is best known for having crossed the Isthmus of Panama to "discover" the Pacific Ocean in 1513, becoming the first European to lead an expedition to have seen or reached the Pacific from the New World.

Vasco Núñez de Balboa (c. 1475 – January 21, 1519) was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. He is best known for having crossed the Isthmus of Panama to "discover" the Pacific Ocean in 1513, becoming the first European to lead an expedition to have seen or reached the Pacific from the New World.

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