MIRAFLORES LOCKS
Panama Canal

  A short distance from the PEDRO MIGUEL LOCKS; are these locks which drop ships to Sea Level.

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A third set of locks was almost built in the watery area to the left in 1940.  See: THE BIG DITCH

Entering the locks from PEDRO MIGUEL Locks


South Bound - U. S. Coast Guard ship "EAGLE".


The locks control office and a seaping gate


U. S. Navy Hospital Ship "COMFORT"


A view from an air plane.


Pelicans fly near the 1941 Dig Lakes


A view from eastern hill, looking west over "THE DIG DITCH"


Looking South toward BALBOA.


Leaving the locks, with a good view of Miraflores Dam.


Next will be BALBOA

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