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Flora of the Panama Canal Zone

by Paul Carpenter Standley

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Panama.,
  • Plants -- Panama -- Identification.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum.

    Statementby P.C. Standley.
    SeriesContributions from the United States National Herbarium -- v. 27.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 416 p.
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16090500M

      Book trailer of the new memoir Canal Zone Daughter: An American Childhood in Panama canal zone, panama - Duration: Raymond Ma views.   The Panama Canal extends diagonally across the Isthmus of Panama from south-east to north-west, a distance of 42 miles from shore to shore. At Panama, the antimalarial work was principally rural, located for 47 miles along the line of the railroad between Panama .

    Architecture of the Panama Canal Zone. 1, likes 2 talking about this. The civic and residential architectural structures and townsites that defined America's presence in the Panama Canal Zone Followers: K. In , the Panama Canal connected the world’s two largest oceans. American ingenuity and innovation had succeeded where the French had failed disastrously, but the U.S. paid a price for victory.

      Old Panama Canal Zone From to , the Panama Canal and an area extending eight kilometers (five miles) beyond it on each side were an unincorporated territory of the United States. The Canal Zone . As a whole, the range between Costa Rica and the canal is generally referred to by Panamanian geographers as the Cordillera Central. The highest point in Panama is the Volcán Barú (formerly known as the Volcán de Chiriquí), which rises to 3, meters (11, ft). The apex of a highland that includes Panama's richest soil, the Volcán Barú Area: Ranked th.


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Please see the bibliographic details to the by: In addition to the natural flora of Panama, Canal Zone residents enjoyed a diversity of flowering plants and shrubs around their homes. Hibiscus, ginger, and bougainvillea thrived in the tropical gardens.

Finding the flora and fauna Finding the flora and fauna of Panama. Steve Fallon. Lonely Planet Writer. 12 April While people often think of Panama in terms of its namesake canal, hat, and. "Flora of the Panama Canal Zone." Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.

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Flora of the Panama Canal Zone. By John M. Coulter. See all Hide authors and affiliations. Science 20 Apr Vol. 67, Issuepp. DOI: Author: John M. Coulter. The Panama Canal Zone (Spanish: Zona del Canal de Panamá) was an unincorporated territory of the United States from tocentered on the Panama Canal and surrounded by the Republic of Panama.

The zone consisted of the canal and an area generally extending five miles ( km) on each side of the centerline, excluding Panama Capital: Balboa.

Canal Zone, also called Panama Canal Zone, historic administrative entity in Panama over which the United States exercised jurisdictional rights from to It was a strip of land 10 miles (16 km) wide along the Panama Canal, extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean and bisecting the Isthmus of Panama.

Ever since the Panama Canal opened inthe Canal Zone has been seen by its American residents as an ideal place to live, work and raise a : Larry Rohter. The agouti is sometimes confused with its larger cousin, the paca.

In Panama, they're commonly referred to as ñeque, or conejo pintado: "painted rabbit." Prime Viewing: Agoutis like river valleys, swamps, and dense tropical forest, and they are commonly seen in the Metropolitan Park, on Cerro Ancon, in the Canal Zone. The U.S. and Panamanian governments began to work together to solve the territorial issue.

InU.S. President Jimmy Carter signed a treaty which agreed to return 60% of the Canal Zone to Panama in The canal and remaining territory, known as the Canal Area, was returned to Panama at noon (local Panama Author: Matt Rosenberg.

Panama Canal Dangers Goethals focused efforts on Culebra Cut, the clearing of the mountain range between Gamboa and Pedro Miguel. Excavation of the nearly 9-mile stretch became. Panama Canal, the lock-type canal that connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the narrow Isthmus of Panama.

The length of the Panama Canal from shoreline to shoreline is about 40 miles. Panama Canal, waterway across the Isthmus of Panama, connecting the Atlantic (by way of the Caribbean Sea) and Pacific oceans, built by the United States (–14, on territory leased from the republic of Panama) and expanded by Pamana (–16).The canal, running S and SE from Limón Bay at Colón on the Atlantic to the Bay of Panama.

Canal Zone Government (U.S., ) Panama Canal Company (U.S., ) Functions: Operates and maintains the Panama Canal and associated facilities in cooperation with the Republic of Panama, until the Panama Canal Treaty of terminates on Decemand sovereignty over the canal is assumed by the Republic of Panama.

Panama Canal Zone Zonians has 9, members. Anyone who ever lived, worked for, protected, or loved the Panama Canal Zone and considers it to be their.The Panama Canal Zone a former unincorporated territory of the United States from towas centered around the Panama Canal in the Republic of Panama.

Incredibly rich with historical significance for both the United States and Panama. FallVol. 39, No. 3 | Genealogy Notes En Español By Robert Ellis Enlarge A map of the Panama Canal, ca. — The canal was 10 miles wide and about 50 miles long. (RC) In 10 years, between andthe United States mounted and completed one of the most massive construction projects in history—the building of the Panama Canal.