One of the seven wonders of the modern world, the Panama Canal Artificial Waterway involved Innovative engineering solutions to deal with the unforgiving environment of the Panama region. Built on the Isthmus of Panama, the Panama Canal was designed by the US after the failure of a French Construction team in 1881.
The waterway was helped by U.S chief engineer John Frank Stevens and his determination to redesign the project from a sea level to a high-level canal with locks inaugurated in 1914.
The territorial control of the 50-mile canal was transferred from the U.S to Panama in 1999.
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