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Tuesday's marvels of engineering

Tuesday’s wonders of engineering: MILLAU VIADUCT

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: MILLAU VIADUCT

With a structural height of 343 m, Millau Viaduct is famous as the tallest bridge in the world. It is also renowned for its design, which was considered impossible to construct on...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Pearl Bridge

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Pearl Bridge

The Pearl Bridge (Akashi-Kaikyo)  is holding the title of “World’s Longest Suspension Bridge” with a span of 1,991 meters (6,532 ft). The second longest suspension bridge is China’s Xihoumen Bridge. The bridge links the city...

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Palm Jumeirah

Stretching 5km into the Arabian Gulf and shaped like a date palm, Palm Jumeirah is Dubai’s self-styled “eighth wonder of the world”. The over-the-top emirate is not just blowing its own trumpet though;...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Three Gorges Dam

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Three Gorges Dam

Three Gorges Dam, dam on the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) just west of the city of Yichang in Hubei province, China. A straight-crested concrete gravity structure, the Three Gorges Dam is 2,335 metres (7,660 feet) long with a maximum height of 185...
Tuesday's wonders of engineering: Eiffel Tower

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Eiffel Tower

It has been called a technological masterpiece in building-construction history. Built in commemoration of the French Revolution, the Eiffel Tower is one of the world's premier tourist attractions. It has been compared...