Central/North America

Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is an artificial waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. The canal is one of the most strategic artificial waterways in the world and one of the largest and most difficult engineering projects ever undertaken.

Isthmus of Panama

The Isthmus of Panama is the narrow strip of land that extends from the border of Costa Rica to the border of Colombia and connects North America and South America. Scientists believe the formation of the isthmus is one of the most important geologic events to happen on Earth in the last 60 million years.