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Fraser
2007-Jun-13, 04:14 PM
When it's finally completed in 2009, China's Three Gorges Dam will be a colossal man made structure. But even partially completed, it's already a dramatic change to the region; it's even visible from space with the unaided eye. ...

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2007/06/13/three-gorges-dam-from-space/)

tofu
2007-Jun-13, 08:55 PM
the link to the NASA news release appears to be broken.

Fraser
2007-Jun-13, 09:58 PM
That's really strange. The press release is gone from their website now, too.

I found another source for the story, so I'll update my link. Until they remove this one too.

Doctor Know
2007-Jun-14, 03:38 AM
Scary to think how many centuries-old homes and villages are submerged under that flat sheet of blue.

Nick4
2007-Jun-15, 06:12 AM
Can you just imagin the pressure thats on that dam. I just hope that when there dont the dam dosent break because that would flode so much.

publiusr
2007-Jun-15, 08:22 PM
I think it is magnificent.