An Atlantic-to-Pacific waterway through Nicaragua
- An explorer claims to have found a way by which early explorers could have traversed the land between the oceans before the creation of the Panama Canal.
Full story at the Times , summarized at TYWKIWDBI .
A quick look at Google Earth (or other maps) suggests that it wouldn't have been particularly difficult. Lake Nicaragua could be accessed from the Atlantic side via rivers, and from there it's only a short distance to the Pacific.