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|Water Bridge in Magdeburg(Germany)|
Six years, 500 million euros, 918 meters long.......now this is engineering! This is a channel-bridge over the River Elbe and joins the former East and West Germany, as part of the unification project. It is located in the city of Magdeburg, near Berlin.It will be the largest water bridge in Europe.
|The alpine lakes of the Tibetan Plateau are some of the most remote in the world. This mosaic of astronaut photographs, taken along a single International Space Station orbit track, depicts Lake Puma Yumco during the winter season. The lake is located at an elevation of 5,030 meters above sea level (16,503 feet), and is considered ultraoligotrophic, meaning that nutrient concentrations in both ...||02/28/2006||384|
|This shot shows the old and new.|
The new bridge, called the Sunshine Skyway, was build to replace the previous bridge damaged when hit by a freighter in 1980.
The new bridge is 22,000 ft long and 175 ft above water.
If you zoom in on the center crossing you will see the yellow cables.
|And you thought water was blue...||01/24/2009||724|
|The gray land here looks like a seal jumping out of water. (Picture the green parts as the sky, and the blue water is, well, the ocean.)||02/17/2009||505|
|The King Carol I Bridge (later renamed Anghel Saligny Bridge) was built between 1890 and 1895 in Romania over the Danube and Borcea and when it was completed it then became the longest bridge in Europe and the third in the world.|
The bridge has a length of 4,037 metres of which 1662 m over the Danube and 920 m over Borcea and was designed by Romanian engineer Anghel Saligny. It i...
|The Clyde River bridge carries thousands of vehicles a day. Roadway clearance on the bridge is 5.1 metres. Clearance for shipping is 20 metres above high water level. The span is lifted on demand, an average of 1000 times annually.||12/19/2007||328|
|The Danube Bridge of Friendship is the shortest railway, connecting the North European countries and the Middle East.|
The bridge is 2.8 km long and is suspended 30m above the water on two levels. It is spanned between Rousse, Bulgaria and Giurgiu in Romania. It is known as the Bridge of Friendship because specialists from many ex-socialist countries worked together to build it.<...
The old name for Sun Moon Lake was "Where water and sand meet". Can you imagine what this immense stretch of deep blue-green water looked like in earlier times when it was a shallow marsh covered with vibrant green water plants? According to historical records. before you stand today.
|The Bridge crossing the Bow River in Calgary, Alberta. It was originally called the MacArthur Bridge, but it was destroyed in a flood in 1915. In 2000, the bridge was restored and renovated. The bridge features four lions atop the sides of the bridge.||07/04/2007||592|
|The Jiaozhou Bay Bridge, the Qingdao Haiwan Bridge is the worlds longest brigde over water. It is 42,5 kilometres, 26.4 miles long and was opened on June 30, 2011.|
The bridge connects the city of Qingdao in the east/south with Jiaozhou in north/west and the Huangdao in the south/west across the waters of the northern part of Jiaozhou Bay. Tour creator: Tom Kjeldsen, created june ...
|Novy most (The New Bridge) is well know as Most SNP (Bridge of SNP), which was former name of the bridge. Special for this bridge is it's restaurant that looks like an UFO. It's name is Bystrica but unfotunately nowadays you can't have lunch there because it's closed.||10/20/2005||701|