- a town in the N Canal Zone of Panama.
- a large dam near this town. 1½ miles (2 km) long.
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You know its location: a mile, perhaps, from Gatun Dam and the spillway.Raiders Invisible
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“The papers concerning the Gatun plot, for instance,” said the lieutenant.
However, the party was not destined to reach Gatun as speedily as was anticipated.
They are removing explosives, explosives to be used in the work at Gatun.
Have your men take these cranks to Gatun and get a railroad motor.