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200

Golfito, Costa Rica receives an average of 160 – 200 inches of rain per year.

1934

In 1934, the Banana Company Of Costa Rica settled in Golfito.  The cultivation of the banana tree started two years later.

1519

The Golfito area was discovered in 1519 by Juan de Castañeda and Hernán Ponce de León.

1502

In 1502, Christopher Columbus became the first European to land in Costa Rica.

1,920

1,920 pounds of peanut butter were loaded onto the TS Kennedy for Sea Term 2020.

450

A plastic bottle tossed in the ocean will take 450 years to decompose.

850

The maximum capacity of portable water on the TS Kennedy is 850 tons.

9,600

9,600 hamburger patties were loaded onto the TS Kennedy for Sea Term 2020.

17

The opening of the Panama Canal occurred 17 days after the opening of the Cape Cod Canal.

40

Approximately 40 ships pass through the Panama Canal each day.

41,846

Guatemala has 41,846 square miles of land.

$0.36

In 1928, American writer and adventurer Richard Halliburton paid a toll of $0.36 to make a full transit of the Panama Canal.  This was the lowest toll in the history of the Panama Canal.

2.5

The ringtail is the official state mammal of Arizona. This fox-like, nocturnal animal measures about 2½ feet long.

3,600

3,600 pounds of French fries were loaded onto the TS Kennedy for Sea Term 2020.

200

An aluminum can tossed in the ocean will take 200 years to decompose.

9

A saguaro cactus can store up to 9 tons of water.

22

The approximate length of the TS Kennedy’s propeller is 22 feet. (Actual length: 21 feet, 9 inches)

7,200

7,200 chicken patties were loaded onto the TS Kennedy for Sea Term 2020.

25

On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria triggered numerous landslides in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.  In some areas of Mayagüez there were more than 25 landslides per square mile due to the significant amount of rainfall.

6th

Arizona is the 6th largest state in the nation.