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Great Wall of China A Wonder On Earth

Whenever we talk about the Great Wall of China, the first thing that hit into our brain is the ever made high and the longest wall built by the human being in the history of defense point of view. This Great Wall is the world’s longest human-made structure, spreading over around 6,400 km from Shanhaiguan in the east to Lop Nur in the west.This is in some sort of an arc that roughly delineates the southern edge of Inner Mongolia but spreading over to 6,700 km in total. It is considered the largest human-made structure ever built-in terms of weight, cover area, and mass. At its peak, the Ming Wall was guarded by more than one million men. It is believed somewhere in the range of 2 to 3 million Chinese died as part of the centuries-long project of building the boundary. Continue reading