National Geographic - Big Bigger Biggest S03E01 Canal (2012) HDTV x264-DEADPiXEL
00:44:59 | 720x404 | x264 - 1000Kbps | 25.000fps | AAC - 128Kbps | 364MBGenre: Documentary
Through the rainforests of central america stretches one of the biggest manmade marvels on the planet, the panama canal
. A colossal engineering project aims to double the canal
's capacity, almost a century after it was inaugurated. The panama canal
owes its success to four key inventions found in a series of landmark canal
s. At the heart of each lies a major technological breakthrough that allows ever bigger ships to navigate landlocked areas. One by one travelling up the scale, we'll reveal the incredible stories behind these structures, and the inventions that allowed each one to carry tonnes more cargo than the last -- four ingenious leaps forward, from big, to bigger, into the americas' biggest.