Kariba Dam. Construction of this dam was accompanied by a huge operation to save wildlife from the flood. I think that Lake Kariba is the second largest man made lake in the world. Shame it isn't hi-res
Fort Lytton , Brisbane , Australia . In the 1870's Brisbane lived in fear of attack from the Russians , so Fort Lytton was built at the mouth of the Brisbane River . Why was Brisbane living in fear of Russian attack , who knows , but the Fort gave Lytton a bit of status which helped the township grow .
The Abraj Al-Bait Towers also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower is a complex topped out in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The building holds several world records in the construction world, including: the tallest hotel in the world, constructed with the tallest clock tower in the world and displaying the world's largest clock face, the world's largest building floor area, and will become the sec...
"Lili Marleen" (a.k.a. "Lili Marlene", "Lily Marlene", "Lili Marlène" etc.) is a German love song, which became popular during World War II. The poem was originally titled "Das Mädchen unter der Laterne" (German for "the girl under the lantern"), but it became famous as "Lili Marleen".
Here is replica of the Forbidden City. It is a 1:1 architecture belongs to Zhejiang Hengdian World Studios Co., Ltd. Hengdian World Studios subordinates 13 shooting bases with total area 330 ha. and building areas of 49,5995 square meters, has been the largest shooting bases across the country and even in Asia.
The Aquarium Pyramid, is the largest in the world and features 100,000 square feet of exhibit space.Dive into four oceans of the world. Explore the complex beauty and seemingly endless species of marine life in the North Pacific, South pacific, South Atlantic and Caribbean at the Aquarium
Because the largest flower auction in the world is based in Aalsmeer,Netherlands, the town is sometimes referred to as the flower capital of the world. The auction building is the largest commercial building in the world.
World headquarters of Anheuser-Busch, the world's third largest brewing company in volume. The brewery in St. Louis is the largest of the Anheuser-Busch breweries, was opened in 1852 and includes three buildings that are on the register of National Historic Landmarks. Anheuser-Busch is best known for the Budweiser brand and their huge advertising presence.
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
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