Wednesday, November 30, 2005

World's Tallest Structures

The Burj Dubai (Arabic for "Tower of Dubai") is a skyscraper currently under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Its exact height remains a closely-guarded secret, but is believed to be at least 705 metres (2,313 ft).

Until the mid 20th century the record for the world's tallest structure was relatively clearly defined. Since that time however, more debate and confusion has been present over the criteria and definitions involved. In terms of absolute height, most of the tallest structures are the dozens of radio and television broadcasting towers that are around 2000 feet (610 meters) tall....Link to Wikipedia


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