The Panama Canal

Ships In The Canal

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Sun Princess

Our cabin was on the second deck—Baja—above the life boats,
and directly above the support between the 4th and 5th boats.



Would you like some canal statistics?
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Some Facts About the Panama Canal

DIMENSION

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Feet

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WEIGHT

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Tons

Length of each loch chamber

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1,000

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Weight of each towing locomotive

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55

Width of each loch chamber

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110

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Lock gate leaves

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390-730

Depth of each loch chamber

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70

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DISTANCE

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Miles

Minimum chamber water depth

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40

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Length of canal,

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Width of each gate leaf

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60

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deep water to deep water

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50

Height of lock gates

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47-82

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Shoreline of Gatun Lake

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1,100

Thickness gate leaf

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7

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Distance saved by ships,

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Diameter of main culvert

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18

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N.Y. to San Francisco

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7,873






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This page was last updated on February 8, 2000.