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Panama Canal

Regarded as one of the great works of world engineering of the 20th century, the canal works through locks at each end that lift ships to Gatun Lake, an artificial lake created to reduce the amount of work required to excavate the canal. , at 27.5 meters above sea level, to later descend to the level of the Pacific or the Atlantic. Before its opening, the natural passages used between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans were the Strait of Magellan and Cape Horn (entering through the Pacific Ocean, located at the southern tip of Chile) and flowing into the Argentine Sea (Atlantic Ocean)

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