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Extreme Places - The Longest Bridge (Extreme Places)

by Darv Johnson

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by KidHaven Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Bridges, tunnels & other structures,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / General,
  • Technology - How Things Work/Are Made,
  • Technology - Machinery,
  • Akashi Kaikyo Bridge (Kobe-s,
  • Akashi Kaikyo Ohashi (Kobe-,
  • Akashi Kaikyåo Bridge (Kåobe-shi, Japan),
  • Akashi Kaikyåo åOhashi (Kåobe-shi, Japan),
  • Bridges,
  • History,
  • Japan,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10604322M
    ISBN 100737714166
    ISBN 109780737714166
    OCLC/WorldCa50316161

      The Guinness Book of World Records ran into this semantics issue in , when China finished construction on the Jiaozhou Bay Bridge, also known as the Qingdao Haiwan Bridge.   The Manchac Swamp bridge was opened in and is among the world's longest bridges over water and the second longest in North America. Other sources claim that Manchac Swamp Bridge is the world's longest toll-free road bridge. The bridge which carries Interstate 55 represents about one-third of the highway's estimated 66 miles.

    The first challenge in designing the New River Gorge Bridge was choosing the type of bridge capable of spanning the foot wide gorge, feet above the New River. Several types of bridges were considered including two different suspension bridge designs: an arch truss design and a Completed: 22 Oct,   Believe it or not, this km ( mi) viaduct is part of world's longest HSR line—Beijing-Shanghai Line in which three long bridges along this line listed in the 10 longest bridges .

      Jordan Kisner's writing has appeared in n+1, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, GQ, The Guardian, The American Scholar, California Sunday, The New Yorker, The New Republic, New York magazine, Pop-Up Magazine, and Pitchfork, among other work has received a Pushcart Prize and was selected for The Best American Essays The author of Thin Places 5/5(6). Bridges are essential: they are links between two shores, sometimes between two cultures, two regions, two cities. They are there to transport food, water, cars and people. European bridges are sometimes works of art and we have selected for you the most beautiful ones in Europe.. Book your hotel, apartment, hostel, guesthouse, B&B at the best price guaranteed and discover the most beautiful.


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