Travel Theme: Misty
The Niagara Peninsula became free of the ice about 12,500 years ago. As the ice retreated northward, its melt waters began to flow down. The startling green color of the Niagara River is a visible tribute to the erosive power of water. An estimated 60 tons of dissolved minerals are swept over Niagara Falls every minute. The color comes from the dissolved salts and “rock flour”. Read more…
The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, completed in 1883, and is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. Due to Washington Roebling’s paralyzing injury, his wife Emily Warren Roebling stepped in as the “first woman field engineer”.
On that opening day, a total of 1,800 vehicles and 150,300 people crossed. Emily Warren Roebling was the first to cross the bridge.
Like a gigantic dragon, the Great Wall winds up and down across deserts, villages, mountains/plateaus, stretching approximately 8,851.8 kilometers (5,500 miles) from east to west of northern China. The entire Great Wall with all of its branches measure out to be 21,196 km (13,171 mil). Several walls were built as early as the 7th century BC.
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