the tallest all-residential tower in China. 256m/841f, 75 stories, 2003
The Sorrento buildings (1, 2, 3, 5 and 6) are part of the Union Square complex on Kowloon.
This complex also consists of The HarbourSide, The Waterfront Towers 1 to 6 (142m/467f, 46 stories, 2000),
and a couple of tall buildings that are currently under construction.
The World's Largest Dam - located in Central China (Yangtze River)
It will be the largest hydroelectric dam in the world when completed in 2009. The reservoir began filling on June 1, 2003, and will occupy the present position of the scenic Three Gorges area, between the cities of Yichang, Hubei; and Fuling, Chongqing Municipality. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_gorges_dam
The Alqueva dam is a dam located at the Guadiana river in the Alentejo region.
The reservoir is Portugal and Western Europe's largest.
The complex project was made to produce hydroelectric power, irrigation for farms in the surrounding area, as well as a large reservoir where several tourist ventures are also being built.
Alqueva, a village of about 350 inhabitant...
Kashgar Airport Xinjiang, China
Golmud Airport Qinhai, China
Korla Airport Xinjiang, China
Xining Airport Qinhai, China
Hami Airport Xinjiang, China
Hotan Airport Xinjiang, china
Urumchi Airport Xinjiang, China
The National Museum of China flanks the eastern side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. The mission of the museum is to educate about the arts and history of China. It is directed by the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China.
It will be the greatest museum in the world after expanding construction in 2007.
Grand Coulee Dam is a hydroelectric gravity dam on the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington. In the United States, it is the largest electric power producing facility and the largest concrete structure. It is the fifth largest producer of hydroelectricity in the world. The top producing dams are the Three Gorges Dam in China, the Guri Dam in Venezuela, the Itaipu Dam on the border of ...
The HarbourSide (255m/837f, 75 stories, 2003), also part of the Union Square complex.
The building is in fact three towers in one, which makes it one of the widest skyscrapers in the world.
It's also one of Hong Kong's and China's tallest residential buildings.
Air China (SEHK: 0753) (LSE: AIRC) is the People's Republic of China's state owned and second-largest commercial airline after China Southern Airlines. It is the flag carrier and the only airline to fly the PRC national flag on its entire fleet. Its logo consists of a phoenix in the form of the abbreviation VIP, and "Air China" in both Engl...
No, it is not only a marathon in China in a city near The Wall, it is a marathon IN that actual place. At least, part of the route is done by racing from one tower to another... ;-)
One of the most complex marathon routes I've ever seen. (Painful to draw the path!!!)
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