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Wednesday, April 16 2014 @ 09:08 AM EDT

New Panama Canal Observatory Opened in Colon

Canal ExpansionThe Panama Canal administrator Alberto Aleman Zubieta inaugurated the new Gatun Observation Center, located in the province of Colon. Aleman Zubieta said this observatory is located in a high place, allowing for the observation of Gatun Lake, the entrance to the Atlantic Ocean, and you can see the work being done to expand the Panama Canal. Once the work is completed it will become a special place to witness the transit of ships through the locks. He said at the observatory visitors will be able to see the other locks in operation, and also have contact with nature. He described the observatory as "privileged" because it is surrounded by forest, and walking trails have been created. The administrator of the Panama Canal said the observatory will become a center to show off the Canal, and an area of ​​education. What's more, this observatory center will be used by tour operators to see the expansion project and the Canal. (Critica)



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New Panama Canal Observatory Opened in Colon
Authored by: Anonymous on Wednesday, August 15 2012 @ 07:47 PM EDT

So . . . . anyone know where this "observatory" is located and how to get there?

New Panama Canal Observatory Opened in Colon
Authored by: Anonymous on Tuesday, August 21 2012 @ 04:45 PM EDT

Thanks for the article. It was also mentioned in another online newspaper, but both articles neglected to advise location/directions/contact information. These would be most helpful!