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Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

The Other Chinese Creation You Can See from Space: SMOG

For decades now the Chinese have adamantly maintained that the massive, snaking Great Wall of China is the only man-made structure to be visible from space. But now they can claim ownership of another, albeit somewhat less desirable,...

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Great Wall Rekindles History Row

The Korean government said on Thursday it will closely watch whether China’s new survey has distorted historic facts to include parts of Korea within the Great Wall area. China announced on Wednesday that the ancient bulwark is...

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

China’s Great Wall Found to Measure More Than 20,000 Kilometers

The first-ever formal measurement of China’s Great Wall has determined that the structure is 21,196 kilometers (13,173 miles) long, the Xinhua News Agency reported today, citing the State Administration of Cultural Heritage. An archaeological survey jointly conducted...

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Researchers Find Great Wall Section in Mongolia

Researchers say the structure, known as 'The Wall of Genghis Khan', wasn't built to keep in gazelles, as has been written in some history books. The journey was led by a British researcher and Great Wall enthusiast, William...

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Survey Proves China’s Great Wall Features Parallel Walls

Although many people believe that China's Great Wall is a single continuous structure, a Chinese archaeologist has stated that the wall actually features multiple parallel walls near several of its sections. Surveys of several sections of the...