The timelapse gets a little hectic and sometimes you don’t know what the hell is going on (unless you’re well-versed in canal building), but it’s just crazy to see a strip of land get carved out and then built out with concrete. Like, we just really gashed the Earth and filled it up with water.

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The Panama Canal expansion doubled the capacity of the canal and added a new lane. You can see it get built over a five-year period in the video below.

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