Panama, Gulf of
geographical name inlet of the Pacific on S coast of Panama

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Panama,Gulf of — Panama, Gulf of A wide inlet of the Pacific Ocean on the southern coast of Panama. * * * …   Universalium

  • Panama, Gulf of — ▪ gulf, Panama Spanish  Golfo De Panamá,    inlet of the Pacific Ocean, bordering the southern side of the Isthmus of Panama. It is 115 miles (185 km) across at its widest point and 100 miles (160 km) long. The gulf is relatively shallow and… …   Universalium

  • Panama, Isthmus of — ▪ isthmus, Central America Spanish  Istmo de Panamá        land link extending east west about 400 miles (640 km) from the border of Costa Rica to the border of Colombia. It connects North and South America and separates the Caribbean Sea… …   Universalium

  • Gulf of Parita — or Parita Bay ( es. Golfo de Parita, Bahía Parita ) is a large body of water off the coast of Herrera Province, Panama, at coord|8.1|N|80.4|W|. It forms the western side of the Gulf of Panama, between Puerto Obaldia, Coclé, and the mouth of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Papagayo — ( es. Golfo de Papagayo, literally Gulf of the parrot ) is a large gulf off the northwestern coast of Costa Rica, in the Guanacaste Province, at coord|10.7|N|85.8|W.The Golfo de Papagayo and its coastline is at the center of a major tourism… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Panama — The Gulf of Panama ( es. Golfo De Panamá) is a gulf in the Pacific Ocean, near the southern coast of Panama. It has a maximum width of 250 km, a maximum depth of 220 metres and the size of 2,400 square kilometers. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Chiriqui — The Gulf of Chiriqui is a part of Panama that encompasses Coiba National Park and Golfo de Chiriqui National Park. There are many islands in this Gulf. Along with the islands of Coiba National Park there is also Islas Secas, Los Ladrones, Parilla …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Urabá — The Gulf of Urabá is a gulf on the northern coast of South America. It is a long narrow inlet in the coast of Colombia, close to the connection of the continent to the Isthmus of Panama. The town of Turbo lies at the southern end of the Gulf. The …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Darién — The Gulf of Darién is the southernmost region of the Caribbean Sea, located north and east of the border between Panama and Colombia. Within the gulf is the Gulf of Urabá, a small lip of sea extending southward, between Caribana Point and Cape… …   Wikipedia

  • Darién, Gulf of — ▪ gulf, Panama Spanish  Golfo De Darién,         triangular southernmost extension of the Caribbean Sea, bounded by Panama on the southwest and by Colombia on the southeast and east. The inner section, which is called the Gulf of Urabá, is a… …   Universalium

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