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The Rio Chagres, Panama

a multidisciplinary profile of a tropical watershed

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Published by Springer in Dordrecht .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watersheds -- Panama,
  • Chagres River Watershed (Panama)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Russel S. Harmon
    SeriesWater science and technology library -- v. 52
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB1042.5.C4 R5 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17189908M
    ISBN 101402032986

      Captain Morgan Wreck, Rio Chagres, Panama Waitt Foundation expedition vessel crew to explore and chart the Captain Henry Morgan shipwreck located below Fort . Abstract. The Panama Canal Watershed is a hydrologically complex, ecologically diverse managed natural-artificial managed water resource system composed of many sub-basins, rivers, and dammed lakes extending across 2, km 2 on both sides of the Panama Canal. The upper Río Chagres basin is the largest headwater unit in the watershed, occupying about one-third the total area but supplying Cited by: 9.

    upper rÍo chagres watershed, panama Jan M.H. Hendrickx 1, David Vega 2, J. Bruce J. Harrison 1, Lucas E. Calvo Gobbetti 2, Pedro Rojas 3, and Timothy W. Miller 1. The wild and destructive Chagres was one of the awesome challenges of building the Panama Canal. For the Canal to be successful, the river had to be tamed and controlled, in a manner that also allowed the Chagres to work its magic in providing the water necessary to run the canal locks. The Canal works by gravity, without pumps.

    This park is located on the eastern side of the Panama Canal, between the provinces of Panama and Colon. With a surface of , hectares (, acres), this park was created to protect the tropical rainforest around the rivers that run through it and which are the main source of water for the Panama Canal. The Chagres River is perfect. "This book calls the attention of the scientific community government organizations and non-government agencies, and the general public, to arguable one of the most important and complex of the world's tropical rainforest regions - the greater Panama Canal Watershed. The Rio Chagres basin is the primary source for water to operate the Panama.


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The Chagres River (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈtʃaɣɾes]), in central Panama, is the largest river in the Panama Canal's watershed. The river is dammed twice, and the resulting reservoirs—Gatun Lake and Lake Alajuela—form an integral part of the canal and its water system. Although the river's natural course runs northwest to its mouth at the Caribbean Sea, its waters also flow, via the Country: Panama.

This book calls the attention of the scientific community, government organizations and non-government agencies, and the general public, to arguably one of the most important and complex of the world’s tropical rainforest regions – the greater Panama Canal Watershed. The Río Chagres basin is the primary source for water to operate the.

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The Río Chagres basin is the. The Chagres National Park is unique and is situated on the outskirts of Panama City. It can be accessed from Colon as well. There are several Embera Indian settlements inside this park. While visiting any of those settlements, one will travel over the Chagres river in a /5(49).

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The Rio Chagres is the primary water source for operating the Canal, and supplies potable water for municipal use and electricity generation, but science has left this important national resource largely unstudied.

The Rio Chagres basin is the primary source for water to operate the Panama Canal, and also supplies water for electricity generation and potable water for municipal use, but this important Author: Russell S Harmon.

At the mouth of the Río Chagres on the Atlantic side of the Isthmus of Panama all that remains of what was once a thriving indigenous community and critical point of defense are the crumbling walls of the fortress of San Lorenzo.

Rainforest has overgrown the coral rock fortifications. The edges of the jungle echo. Cover illustration: Dry season flow in the upper Rio Chagres above the reach known as 'Three Falls', taken at a point (N, W) lookin g downstream towards the first fall, which is.

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The Chagres River is a river in central central part of the river is dammed by the Gatun Dam and forms Gatun Lake, an artificial lake that constitutes part of the Panama am lies the Madden Dam, which created Lake Alajuela (Lago Alajuela), a reservoir that is also part of the Canal Zone water system.

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Although Chagres fell outside the original boundary of the Panama Canal Zone, that zone expanded in to include the mouth of Chagres River. The town of Chagres—which, by then, had only 96 houses and to inhabitants—was then "depopulated," and its former residents were resettled to Nuevo Chagres, located about miles ( km Country: Panama.

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