North end of the Panama Canal showing both the original and the new lanes

The original, Gatun locks -- the northern, Atlantic, end of the canal -- are on the right side of this frame, while the new super-lanes and locks are on the left. As you can see, the new locks are quite a distance from the originals, having been carved from the rock, entirely from scratch. Now complete, both the new and original lanes of the are in operation, greatly increasing the capacity of the Panama Canal.

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