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Tarascon Destination Guide

Touring Tarascon in Panama

Tarascon in the region of Colón is a city located in Panama - some 40 mi or ( 65 km ) North-West of Panama City , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Tarascon

Time in Tarascon is now 01:45 PM (Monday) . 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, Cartago, Quibdó, Torno Rompido, and Santiago de Veraguas. 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 Tarascon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Panama Canal Timelapse - HD

1:57 min by radiofreebc
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A time-lapse journey through the Panama Canal from the Atlantic to Pacific Ocean onboard a cruise ship. Re-release of ( ) ..

Panama Canal Transit

5:48 min by Ravindra DP
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This video of Panama Canal Transit was shot on board MV Saga Discovery, 13th May 2010. ~8 hrs of transit is shown in ~6 mins. MV Saga Discovery is Forest product career ship owned by SAGA, and managed ..

Sailing down the Rio Chagres

1:43 min by pmokker
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We set sail for the Rio Chagres and come across some waterfalls and big spiders ..

Panama Canal, September 2009, Island Princess

3:34 min by p5e1DqHI
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This video is for those people interested in seeing the Panama Canal locks in action. It's hard to convey the scale but know this: I'm filming from deck 14, aft...thats approx. 11 stories above the wa ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 13 km away
Tags: Dams completed in 1913, Dams in 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.27 -79.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Panama Canal Zone Townships, Populated places in Panama

Limon Bay

Limon Bay (Bahía Limón in the original Spanish) is a natural harbor located at the north end of the Panama Canal, west of the cities of Cristóbal and Colón. Ships waiting to enter the canal stay here, protected from storms by breakwaters.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 9.33 -79.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Bays of Panama

Third Bridge over Panama Canal

The Third Bridge over Panama Canal is a projected road bridge in Colón, Panama, which will span the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal. When completed it will be a third bridge over the Panama Canal after the Bridge of the Americas and the Centennial Bridge both on the Pacific side of the canal. The bridge is proposed to be a double-pylon, double-plane, concrete girder, cable-stayed bridge with a main span of 530 m, and two side spans of 230 m.

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Located at 9.31 -79.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Bridges in Panama, Buildings and structures in Panama, Cable-stayed bridges, Colón, Panama, Concrete bridges, Girder bridges, Panama Canal, Proposed bridges, Road bridges

Fort Sherman

Fort Sherman is a former United States Army base in Panama, located on Toro Point at the Atlantic (northern) end of the Panama Canal, on the western bank of the Canal directly opposite Colón (which is on the eastern bank). It was the primary defensive base for the Atlantic sector of the Canal, and was also the center for US jungle warfare training for some time. Its Pacific-side partner was Fort Amador. Both bases were turned over to Panama in 1999.

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Located at 9.36 -79.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Former United States Army facilities, Military facilities of the United States in Panama, Panama Canal