Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications in stone, brick, Earth, wood and other materials, generally north of the historic limitations in China Chinese Empire or intruders its prototypical States of protection in a role through an East-West line with various nomadic groups or peoples or belligerent military intrusion was created by various forces Pack. In220-206 BC by the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang remains little of the wall. Since then, the great wall and have maintained close, and corrections have been made the majority of the existing wall is the Ming dynasty.
Other objectives of great wall borders, goods that the Silk Road, the regulation includes immigration and emigration or business promotion and management are taken with the imposition of taxes on creating control. in addition, build watchtowers of the great wall’s defensive attributes were reinforced by army barracks, garrison stations, smoke or fire and the fact that the great wall is a way to also serve as a transport corridor through CA signal Give.
The main line of the great wall is an arc that roughly delineates the southern edge of Inner Mongolia to the West with the East of the Lake stretches from Shanhaiguan pen. An extensive archaeological study, using advanced technology concluded 8850 km of walls that Ming dynasty (5 measuring 500 miles). This 6 259 miles (3889) 359 kilometers (223 mi), consists of the actual wall of the trenches, and 2232 km (1 387 mi) natural defensive barriers such as hills and rivers. Another archaeological research determined that 21 196 miles 13 171 as all its branches all over the wall.
The Qin dynasty (221-206 AV JC.): total (Association of the People’s Republic of China) plus the length of the walls
206 B.C.-1368 AD: promote and northern borders against infiltrators Chinese Empire revived.
Ming dynasty (reign-1644): peak of the city wall.
Purpose: man and Northern China to defend the State of Mongol foes.
Tourism: the biggest and popular with tourists from China.
Liaoning province and Amphoe Tianjin Hebei Shanxi Beijing, Shaanxi Province: across Ningxia Gansu
Location: Jiayu pass (97.54 39.85 n e) linear distance to charity (39.96 N, E 119.80): 1900. km (1200 miles) the most popular sections around Beijing.
Juyong pass closest section in Beijing: (55 km/34 mi)
Terrain: mostly mountains of Great North China’s Qinhuangdao. High plain loess plateau and the benefits of natural obstacles in Gansu loess plateau on the roof of Tibetan and Mongolia desert hills in between.
Sea level: high more than 500 m (1,600 ft)
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The size and weight of bricks and stone works, in order to accelerate the pace of construction is made. In additionMore than business and better support the bricks brewed under their own weight to keep Pierre brick can be better than but It is a rectangular stone carving to shaped the Foundation for hard use. internal and external borders and door wall wall lines, the upper part of the walls to prevent the trench at least 30 cm (12 inches) high and about 23 country surrounded by guards to detect cm (9.1 inch) wide is a barrier as well as the ability to add capacity in the armed forces units and keeping enemy movements is necessary or visibility along the wall was built on top of the other salient features. Wooden door with the course can be used as a trap inside of wall property weaponry. Military camps and built factories.
While maintaining and even many interior parts of Beijing and near tourist centers lovely walls. these components of the village playground or as a source of stone for the reconstruction of roads and homes will be used in the section of wall graffiti and vandalism have a tendency of some will be destroyed due to construction of the wall.
More than 60 km (37 miles) of the wall in Gansu can disappear in the next 20 years, due to erosion from sandstorms in the height of the walls is more than 5 meters (16 ft) at least 2 of the most famous images of the entire wall are characterized by missing meters (6.6 feet) lower with rectangular towers search. Great wall made with bricks and Pierre and soil erosion  in the month of August 2012 More prone to many Western sections of 30 meters (98 ft) interior wall of continuous rain in North China Hebei province collapsed after the date.
From the Moon
The first reference to the myth of the 1754 William Stukeley wrote that a Hindi Stukeley antiquary appears in a letter written by “this powerful score four mile long wall (Hey yon deli wall) by the great wall of China as well. What makes a good number of ground and earth can get the Moon” there also are mentioned in 1951 by Henry Norman. 1895, he said, more her age, it’s ever right from the hands of the people of the Earth to the Moon is known to watch “.”Canals”, the He said. differs on Mars itself at the end of the 19th century and believe that long items and even some walls appeared in 1932 year by pli Ripley believe it or not, claimed to see are visible from the area have led to can strip and Richard Halliburton may 1938 book two books.
Promotional wall can be seen at times discredited, but often are embedded in popular culture. wall 9.1 meters (30 futkwang) is a maximum of and around plow (distance across the width of the IRIS: Pinnacle telescopes a few meters for big eye) is just a commodity fair environment 70 miles (110 km) or more in diameter (1 arc-minute) contrast The naked eye sees from the Moon, which is the average distance from Earth is 384 393 kilometres (238 miles. 851), same 3.2 see Moon walls require spatial resolution to km (2 mile) time (20/20) are common with 17,000 vision is seen as a lunar astronaut has ever claimed to see the wall from the Moon the Moon is the width of the wall.
Top 10 fascinating facts the Great Wall of China.
Contrary to popular belief. Not the Great Wall of China be seen from space without assistance.
The walls to the Qin dynasty (221-207BC) from. Binder to manufacture bricks in the sticky rice flour is used to bind.
Labor to build the great wall, soldiers, farmers, including information gathering and war detainees for detention release.
Although the official number of the length of the Great Wall of China 8851.8 (5,500 km) is, 21 years, about 196, 18-kilometer (170-Mile 13) 40 km radius Ecuador 75 (24 901 miles).
Bullet whole wall Gubeikou section of wall walls can be seen in the finale battle moisture there.
Northwest Division (for example, in the province of Gansu and Ningxia) Subversion from within walls 20 years disappeared by nature and man.
Jiankou section of the wall and the wall of photos and postcards book twisty General characteristics is known as enjoying.
The most famous of the BA Da Ling section of the great wall. Over 300 are visiting heads of State, and people anywhere in the world before the politicians are making inroads in 1957 and the Soviet Voroshilov.