Great Wall


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Great Wall

See large-scale structure.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

Great Wall

[¦grāt ′wȯl]
(astronomy)
A layer of several thousand galaxies, estimated to extend for about 500 × 106 by 200 × 106 light-years but to be less than 15 × 106 light-years thick, constituting the largest known structure in the universe.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Participants start and finish at Yin and Yang Square and run along the Great Wall but also through small, traditional Chinese villages.
In recent years, the PAP has hosted events including the Great Wall International Forum on Counter-terrorism and the Sharp Blade International Sniping Competition, aiming to inspire mutual learning and promote friendship, which have been well received internationally.
He attended the commissioning of the Great Wall Gardens 1 and the groundbreaking for Great Wall 2.
With this great wall that has been built and gifted to us by our founding fathers, we can make ourselves a strong and secure nation.
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It offered overnight lodging in September for one Airbnb user and a companion in a 'room' transformed from a torch tower on the Badaling Great Wall. The room would be equipped with a bathroom, the company said.
Great Wall is a leading manufacturer of SUVs in China and one of the fastest growing brands in the international automotive market, one that has also made a significant dent in the pick-up market in Oman, especially in the first half of 2018.
The donation will be used to support the repair of a 1,255-metre section of the Great Wall, including restoring numbers 67, 68 and 69 lookout towers and reinforcing the side walls near these towers.
One can visit the Little Great Wall, walk to the twin pavilions in the late afternoon, and wait until the sun slowly goes down behind the mountain.
Now, Historic England and Newcastle University are to host an expert delegation from the Great Wall of China.
Humphrey Welfare, chairman of the Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site Partnership Board, said: "The scales of the two Walls are very different - the most popular site on the Great Wall has eight million visitors a year - but the issues that we face in the conservation of the remains and in the management of visitors are much the same.