[Watch] The Panama Canal : World’s Most Interesting Ditch

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For more than a century, the Panama Canal has helped move ship by ship around the world. It’s acted as a pinch point in international diplomacy, made vast sums of money off of the vessels that pass through it and, is so important to some shipping routes that many cargo vessels are designed specifically to fit within the canal’s locks.

This video breaks down the canal’s importance and history into easily digestible facts.

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Source: BoingBoing.net

2 COMMENTS

  1. Y’all may want to take a look at that first sentence again.
    “For more than a century, the Panama Canal has helped move sh*t by ship around the world.”

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