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Escobal Destination Guide

Discover Escobal in Panama

Escobal in the region of Colón with its 1,790 habitants is a place located in Panama - some 32 mi or ( 51 km ) West of Panama City , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Escobal

Local time in Escobal is now 12:07 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " America/Panama " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Limón, Cartago, Quibdó, Vino Tinto, and Tinajones. When in this area, you might want to check out Limón . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Escobal ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

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

22:19 min by 5deheld
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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 ..

Pesca en el Lago Gatún - Pescaengatun.com

1:02 min by aicaterina
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PescaEnGatun.com - Día de Pesca, diversión garantizada para ti, tu familia y amigos. ..


Gatun Locks - Panama Canal.wmv

3:10 min by Tayana414
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A view of the Panama Canal from the Visitor's Center at the Gatun Locks near the Rio Chagres River from S/V Valentina. ..

Panama Canal

1:16 min by dwmelin
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Huge tanker going through the Panama Canal Gatun Locks ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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

Isla Falta Calzado

Isla Falta Calzado is a Panamanian island with an area of 8,741 m located in the middle of the Panama Canal in the southwest region of the Gatun Lake. The Island was created when the waters of the Chagres River were dammed by the Gatun Dam to create the Gatun lake. When the waters rose, they covered a significant part of the existing rainforest, and the hilltops became the islands that are now scattered throughout the lake.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.04 -79.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Islands of Panama, Lake islands of North America, Panama Canal

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
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

Isla Tres Perros

Isla Tres Perros is a Panamanian island with an area of 22,745 m located in the middle of the Panama Canal in the southwest region of the Gatun Lake. The Island was created when the waters of the Chagres River were dammed by the Gatun Dam to create the Gatun lake. When the waters rose, they covered a significant part of the existing rainforest, and the hilltops became the islands that are now scattered throughout the lake.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.04 -79.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Islands of Panama

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.27 -79.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Dams completed in 1913, Dams in Panama, Panama Canal