Panama is known worldwide for its 80 kilometers of canal connecting the Pacific Ocean with the Atlantic Ocean. Each year more than one million people visit the Panama Canal and witness this marvel of engineering. However, Panama is much more than a channel.
Three million years ago, this narrow strip of land emerged from the sea and contribute to create the world where we now live. By dividing an ocean it united two continents, causing some of the most important events of the natural evolution of world history.