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Great Wall of China

General Information

Beginning of works: 220 B.C.

Project Type

Function / usage: Fortification wall

Location

km Name

Technical Information

Dimensions

height max. 16 m
total length 2 450 km (10 000 Li)
thickness 5 - 8 m

Chronology

1987

Inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Notes

Only man-made structure to be visible from space.

Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    10000487
  • Date created
    18/03/2004
  • Last Update
    16/05/2015