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El Limon Destination Guide

Touring El Limon in Panama

El Limon in the region of Colón is a city located in Panama - some 27 mi or ( 43 km ) North-West of Panama City , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of El Limon

Time in El Limon is now 10:31 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Panama " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Limón, Quibdó, Montería, Santiago de Veraguas, and Sabanitas. Being here already, consider visiting Limón . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for El Limon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Panama Jungle Unicycle Ride Teaser

1:25 min by Roland Kays
Views: 3852 Rating: 4.50

We are a team of 5 off-road unicyclists riding from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, across the isthmus of Panama, on jungle trails. We are following an old 'gold route' used for hundreds of years b ..

Disney Wonder, Inaugural Westbound Panama Canal Transit on January 12, 2011

22:19 min by 5deheld
Views: 3401 Rating: 5.00

The "Disney Wonder" passes through the Panama Canal, 85 ft above sea level, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean to her new West Coast home port of Los Angeles. She follows the "Statendam" (HAL) and ..

S/V Seahorse Panama Canal Transit

5:07 min by Patrick McVey
Views: 746 Rating: 4.00

Seahorse Panama Canal Transit October 12, 2003, taken through the porthole of Seahorse, a Tayana 37 sailboat. Got a little sideways with a mixing current in the last lock and almost ran into the stern ..

Panama Canal

6:28 min by visionspost
Views: 367 Rating: 5.00

This footage was shot from The MS Zuiderdam as she passed through The Panama Canal on 8th October 2009. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Fort Gulick

Fort Gulick was a U.S. Army base in the former Panama Canal Zone located on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal near Fort Davis, on Gatun Lake.

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Located at 9.32 -79.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Former United States Army facilities, Military facilities of the United States in Panama, Panama Canal Zone

Gatun Lake

Gatun Lake (Sp. Lago Gatún) is a large artificial lake situated in the Republic of Panama; it forms a major part of the Panama Canal, carrying ships for 33 km of their transit across the Isthmus of Panama. The lake was created between 1907 and 1913 by the building of the Gatun Dam across the Chagres River. At the time it was created, Gatun Lake was the largest man-made lake in the world, and the dam was the largest dam on earth.

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Located at 9.18 -79.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Artificial lakes, Lakes of Panama, Panama Canal


Gatun is a small town on the Atlantic Side of the Panama Canal, located south of the city of Colón at the point in which Gatun Lake meets the channel to the Caribbean Sea. The town is best known as the site of the Panama Canal's Gatun Locks and Gatun Dam, built by the United States between 1906-1914.

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Located at 9.27 -79.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Panama Canal Zone Townships, Populated places in Panama

Barro Colorado Island

Barro Colorado Island (BCI) is located in the man-made Gatun Lake in the middle of the Panama Canal. The island was formed when the waters of the Chagres River were dammed to form the lake. When the waters rose, they covered a significant part of the existing rainforest, and the hilltops remained as islands in the middle of the lake. It has an area of 15.6 km . The island was set aside as a nature reserve on April 17, 1923 by the U.S. Government.

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Located at 9.15 -79.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Biological research institutes, Islands of Panama, Lake islands of North America, Nature reserves

Gatun Dam

The Gatun Dam is a large earthen dam across the Chagres River in Panama, near the town of Gatun. The dam, constructed between 1907 and 1913, is a crucial element of the Panama Canal; it impounds the artificial Gatun Lake, which in turn carries ships for 33 kilometres of their transit across the Isthmus of Panama. In addition, a hydro-electric generating station at the dam generates electricity which is used to operate the locks and other equipment in the canal.

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Located at 9.27 -79.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Dams completed in 1913, Dams in Panama, Panama Canal