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f 8:48. .This relief map is in the possession of the U. S canal can be identified as it leaves the lake and comes
|^,Government at Washington, D. C. The points of the towards us through a district more and more rugged in
S.compass will be seen marked in the Pacific waters off- character. Not quite half way between tie Bohio lake
S ..shore. The railway and canal run S. E.-N. W. and the Pacific terminus the canal cuts through a low hill
The Canal Zone, over which the treaty of 1903 gives at Obispo (Stereographs 9362-9365) and a high hill at Cul-
the United States political control, is a ten-mile strip of ebra (Stereographs 6462-6463). Near Cuiebra it begins
territory including the railway and the canal, and extend- to take advantage of the valley of the Rio Grande and so
ing out three marine miles into the oceans at both sides reaches the Pacific terminal. The city of Panama occupies
of the Isthmus. the peninsula just west of the arrow. The islands off
The city of Colon occupies a low coral island east of shore are seen in Stereograph 6453.
that large bay at the farther (Atlantic) side. Close ex- of TZel n. co : .
amination will show the canal as a white line beginning oUndr-w Trood. Und
at Colon and curving around to the left, then advancing____
almost directly towards us and entering that large lake
almost midway across the Isthmus. Its course so far is Model of the Panama Canal.
up the valley of the Chagres river (Stereographs 6465-
6467). The lake is one to be artificially formed by a dam Modele du canal de Panama.
The other lake at the extreme right is to be formed by 9)Tobel bca 13anamaifanal6.
damming the upper waters of the troublesome Chagres Modelo del Canal de Panami
. -. river; the river itself can be traced from it towards the
Left down into the lower lake. (Stereographs 7470, 6471 Modell af Panamakanalen.
S: At. a pQint about tLe centre of the model the line of the Moaeas IIaHaMoearo Kanaa.
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