Marking Panama Canal’s 100-year long legacy

One of world’s most famous waterways that connects Atlantic and Pacific oceans has revolutionised global trade.

The Panama Canal, one of the the world’s most famous shortcuts that connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and revolutionised global trade, is now 100 years old.

Today, the 77-kilometre waterway transports about five percent of the world’s total cargo volume.

Al Jazeera’s Rachel Levin reports from the canal on its history and legacy after 100 years of operation.

See our interactive highlighting key events in the development of the waterway.

Source: Al Jazeera

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