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Isthmus of Panama

Isthmus of Panama Visual Arts Geography Social Studies World History

This map depicts the Isthmus of Panama as it appeared circa 1754. 

In the days before the Panama Canal, goods were transported across the Isthmus by mules or other pack-bearing animals.  Such was the case for treasures from South and Central America which would ultimately be loaded onto Spanish ships, heading for Spain.

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Media Credits

Image depicting Bellin's Map of Panama, 1754.  Online, courtesy Panama Railroad.

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