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3 edition of Construction of the Colombia segment of the Darien Gap Highway. found in the catalog.

Construction of the Colombia segment of the Darien Gap Highway.

United States

Construction of the Colombia segment of the Darien Gap Highway.

Agreement between the United States of America and Colombia, signed at Washington, May 6, 1971.

by United States

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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Darian Gap Highway, Colombia and Panama.
    • Subjects:
    • Darian Gap Highway, Colombia and Panama

    • Edition Notes

      English and Spanish.

      SeriesTreaties and other international acts series, 7112
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX235.9 .A32 no. 7112, LAW .A32 no. 7112
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p.
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5739566M
      LC Control Number70614189


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The Darién Gap is one of the world’s most dangerous places, a lawless, roadless wilderness on the border of Colombia and Panama, teeming with everything from deadly snakes to.

Short answer: Panamanians don't want it, and Colombians don't want it that badly. The USA had little or no saying, and they don't need it either. From a Colombian point of view it would be nice to be able to travel North to Panama, Central America. The Darien strip is to be tran- sected longitudinally by the Pan-American Highway, thus removing the last barriers to North-South migrations and the spread of infectious organisms.

The middle of this strip is being flooded by Panama's largest construction project since the canal was built -.

The Darién Gap is a poorly explored area of pristine forest around the Panama- Colombia border, and it marks the only break in the Pan-American highway that runs from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego. Mexico, Colombia, Peru and other Latin American countries have become participants in the construction of the southern segment.

The total length of the Pan American Highway is about 48 thousand kilometers, it is the longest road in the world, included in the Guinness Book of Records. From Panama to Colombia: Darien Gap The Pan-American Carretera is interrupted in the region of jungle and swamps called Darien Gap, making impossible land connections between Panama and Colombia.

From the experience of other travelers we have collected some information, that we publish hoping it will be useful to someone in the future. Only the relatively short distance across the “Darien Gap” still remains to be completed, so that any automobile linking of the capitol cities of Panama and Colombia now requires ferry boat connections.

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