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At the Pacific Entrance of the Panama Canal, Showing Fortified Islands, Wireless Towers and Breakwater

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Title:
At the Pacific Entrance of the Panama Canal, Showing Fortified Islands, Wireless Towers and Breakwater
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Donor:
Angrick, Bill ( donor )
Publisher:
Keystone View Company
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Gifted on behalf of William P. and Barbara L. Angrick

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Source Institution:
University of Florida
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University of Florida
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2013.2.162
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Material Information

Title:
At the Pacific Entrance of the Panama Canal, Showing Fortified Islands, Wireless Towers and Breakwater
Physical Description:
Photograph
Donor:
Angrick, Bill ( donor )
Publisher:
Keystone View Company
Publication Date:

Notes

Donation:
Gifted on behalf of William P. and Barbara L. Angrick

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
Applicable rights reserved on the material.
Resource Identifier:
2013.2.162
System ID:
AA00015314:00001

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PACIFIC 'ENTRANCE OF PANAMA CA,
N.' SHI-WING ISLANDS AND
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Lat. 9 N.; Long. 80 W.


The Pacific end of the Panama Canal is shown city of Balboa (bal-b6'i). The,Miraflores
to'you here. The Canal lies just beyond the are about four miles inland from the Pacif
long breakwater. The breakwater is not a nat- Balboa, there have been constructed great
rural peninsula (pen-In' si-ld). It has been built for repairing ships and a large dry dock
by our Government engineers who constructed same purpose. The cities at either end
the Canal. This breakwater was necessary to Panama Canal will develop rapidly, due
protect ships from the high waves which would opening of the Canal.
otherwise break in from the Pacific Ocean. In If you turn to your maps and notice
other words, a sort of sheltered entrance has the cities of Panama and Balboa are locate
been made by the breakwater and the three will see that they are almost doe south of
islands which you see lying in the background (ko-lon') at the Atlantic end of the Car
S These three islands, called Naos, Perico, and cther words, the Pan!ina Canal is alnmo,.
Flamenco, are heavily. fortified, to protect the direct north anv' e --'-- Fin,
Canal in times of war. Th1s', very important Guayaquil ( wri-' a-kv '-- por4 '
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