Can the Great Wall of China be seen from outer space?
Great wall from space? No, this is a fallacy which predates the space age. Even from low-earth orbit, the shuttle astronauts cannot see it without binoculars. The Wall is built of materials that blend in with the surroundings from that height. (As opposed to cities and airport runways, which are sometimes visible.) There is a mistaken belief that it can be seen from the Moon, but obviously this is not possible, and neither can any man -made object be seen from the Moon.
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It is made of hard roasted lime brick blocks of rock and stones and other rocks and mineral type of things.
Many myths say that you can see the Great Wall of China from the moon but you actually cant, but you can see it from Earth's orbit
Great wall from space? No, this is a fallacy which predates thespace age. Even from low-earth orbit, the shuttle astronauts cannotsee it without binoculars. The Wall is built of materials thatblend in with the surroundings from that height. (As opposed tocities and airport runways, which are sometim…es visible.) There isa mistaken belief that it can be seen from the Moon, but obviouslythis is not possible, and neither can any man -made object be seenfrom the Moon. Images taken of earth with 2X zoom have shown afaint line where the Wall is, but it cannot be clearly seen fromspace. ( Full Answer )
In Beijing. The Great Wall. Built over thousands of years, the wall stretches over 8,851 kilometers (5,500 miles). The wall begins in Hushan in Liaoning Province in the east and travels across China to the Jiayuguan Pass in Gansu Province in the west. It crosses through nine provinces. Most people… have seen many photos of The Great Wall throughout their life, but nothing can prepare you for the feeling of actually visiting it. No visitor can help but feel awed by its magnificence, beauty, and the fact that it was built using simple tools. detailed information:http://www.accesschinatravel.com/beijing-guide/the-great-wall.html ( Full Answer )
The Great Wall of China is a UNESCO world heritage site and anarchitectural marvel. It is prominent enough to be seen from outerspace.
It is a dirty browny-greeny colour at the front and at the back it is dark brown and broken down. At the sides it is a whitish grey and is growing weeds and moss.
Although the extent of the Great Wall is some 6400 kilometers (4000 miles), it is only a maximum of 30 meters (95 feet) in width at its gates, and the material of the wall is similar to the surrounding land. So it would be far too narrow to observe from the Moon. (Even from low Earth orbit, astronau…ts need binoculars to make it out.). Many myths say that you can see the Great Wall of China from the moon but you actually cant, but you can see it from Earth's orbit ( Full Answer )
The most recent studies indicate that it is/was 5,500 miles long, including the trenches and natural hill and cliff barriers incorporated with the wall itself.
The first walls were built of stamped earth (compressed soil). Later improvements were built of stone, especially where the wall was near a mountain to provide it.
No, it is in China. FYI: The Great Wall of China was created by Chinese people to defend their own borders from Mongolian tribes.
they build the great wall of china because the half of the country tried to destroy china so they had to build a big wall so they won't destroy China. so they named it the great wall of china.
yes, the great wall of china is the only man- made structure visible from space but there are some traces of the forest fires of amzon rainforest also visible.
The Great Wall of China was built in the 7th century in 221 B.C. Emperor Quin Shi Huang had ordered peasents, every day people, and prisoners had also built the wall of China. If one of these workers had fallen into the Wall during the construction, they were basiclly just left there. They call the …Great Wall of China, " The Largest cemetery in hte world." ( Full Answer )
It was for keeping a lookout for the Mongolians invading China at that time and also to attack them while at the same time attacking them from somewhere high where the Mongolians could not fight back easily.
The Great Wall of China was made to defend; basically stop the Mongols from entering and invading the dynasty. I remember reading somewhere that when there were still in the times of emperors in China, an emperor ordered people to build a wall against his enemies (the Mongolians) so that China would… have some kind of defense. When that wall was finished, it was a lot shorter than it is today. The wall kept falling down over time, and so the emperor made the people rebuild it over and over. As the emperors changed, they all had ordered their people to make the wall longer and longer and even longer. Over time, the Great Wall of China was formed and hundreds of thousands of people had worked on it. It is now today the longest man-made structure on Earth and one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. ( Full Answer )
\nYou can ride along much of the wall, but not ON the wall. Much of the wall is broken and in deterioration, so you wouldn't want to ride ON the Wall anyway.
No it is not one wall it is actually made of various different walls built by different dynasties.
The Great Wall of China can be seen from the states in China where the Great Wall passes through, the border of Mongolia and from space.
Well, Actually you cant see the Great Wall Of China From Space. For you to be able to see it, it would have to be a lot taller, bigger, etc.
The Great Wall of China is a very large wall that stretches from one end of China to the other. In fact, it is so big astronauts can see it from space! It was built to keep out Mongolian invaders. The Great Wall of China was most definitely a wall.
It is a myth that the Great Wall of China can be seen from space. There are no man-made features on Earth that are visible with the naked eye from the Space Shuttle's windows. On the night-side of Earth, of course, it's a different story; you can't see individual lights, but the vast swath of ligh…ted cities is easily visible. The only exception is reservoirs. You cannot see the dams themselves, but the larger lakes are visible. ( Full Answer )
You are probably thinking about the Great Wall of China. There is an urban myth that it can be seen from space. But it can't be seen with the unaided eye. When you use telescopes or binoculars, or perhaps a camera with a zoom lens, then you can see the Great Wall. But you can see many other object…s as well if you use those devices. Some of the telescopes that are in orbit can read the license plate on a car. It is difficult to see the Great Wall because it is very narrow and winding. It is crossing hills and valleys. There are other things that are easier to see such as bridges and dams, reservoirs and lakes, and cities at night. Two of the easiest things to identify at night are the Nile and Rhine rivers. There are many boats that travel on them at night and many lights along their banks. ( Full Answer )
The great wall of China is actually a series of many walls that were eventually built to meet and join with each other. The various walls that make up the great wall vary in thickness widely from as little as 6 inches to a maximum width of around 30 feet. However; the most famous portions (where y…ou would normally walk if visiting and what is typically shown in film and literature) average a width of around 16 feet. Most of the wall is in the range of 15 to 20 feet wide; with only small sections going much lower or higher. ( Full Answer )
The Berlin Wall is in Berlin. and guess what the great wall of china is in.. China
\nDepends on the perspective, some people think other walls are better...but the great wall is the biggest
No. Nothing auctually can be seen from space. None of the man-made wonders can be seen from space. its a myth about that.
Actually its false you cant see it from space no matter what the condition is. Like few years ago Nasa had actually proved it by sending out asternaunts and they said you can not see it from space.
It was built to protect China from invading Mongolians. A lot of labor was used. Workers carried stone and put the rocks together.
The Chinese government and particularly its tourist affairs organisation is managing the affairs belong to this wall because more than 4 million tourists have been visiting this great monument every year for centuries.
Because they wanted to protect themselves from nomadic warriors or nomadic clans (which lived in territory of Modern Mongol) who always attacked them, and made them to pay ransoms, any goods. Sometimes kings and queens of ancient China became herdsmen to these Nomads. If you will read some books or …research works you will find out more materials. History is not everything that shown in the movies or something like that, some scenes are just fantasy and imagination. For example the Emperor's palace in the Mulan, was built in 13th century by Hubilai, the king of the Mongolian empire,who conquered China so at the Hunnu invasion it wasn't built yet. ( Full Answer )
the great wall of china was supposed to serve as a fortress not exactly just a wall
No, because The Great Wall of China is a wall you can live inside or outside of it but not on top.
Money was wasted. didnt keep the Mongols out for long. Many people died building it. People were seperated from their famies.
The first emperor of China, called Qin Shi Huang Di, connected several pieces of smaller walls which had been built by the leaders of other "states" in China. When Qin Shi Huang Di unified China by beating the other states in wars, he joined the smaller sections into one larger wall. The walls were …all built to keep out the Mongols. The wall was not built in a few years. The wall was built over several hundred years by different emperors. The construction of the wall, in a sense, continues today, as the Communist government of China has rebuilt several sections of the Wall. ( Full Answer )
there are a few sections, built by different people. The most notable section is built by Qin Shi Huang, a Supreme Ruler of ancient China.
The great wall of china is used as a major tourist attraction. Since it is one of the greatist constructions mankind ever created, there is a lot worth visiting for. The great wall of china was built to; Â® Built to protect the northern borders of the Chinese empire against intrusions by various n…omadic groups. Â® It was built so they could defend their country form others attacking and now so that people can walk across it and see one of man kinds most incredible achievements. Â® built wall as a defense against the northern nomadic tribes and other potential enemies such as the Mongals. ( Full Answer )
No. At the distance the space-shuttle orbits the earth, the minimum resolution is not small enough to pick up the great wall. If you had a telescope in there, that might work, though. NASA claim it is barley visible a 100 miles above the ground
It was built along China's northern and western borders, to keep out invading Mongols. Originally it consisted of walls built between rival Chinese factions, but was lengthened and rebuilt several times over a period of 2000 years, until the end of the 16th century. The parts built in the mountains …from durable stone still exist in several places, but much of the wall has crumbled into ruins. ( Full Answer )
The Great Wall of china is attracted because it represents about how the king of china build it so that when they were gonna be attacked the wall would stop them so that they would get read for war
The with of the great wall varies from 4,6 to 9,1 meters 515 to 30 feet) at the base and from 2.7 to 3.7 meters (from 9 to 12 feet) at the top. Watchtowers rise above the wall at certain points.
For a suitable definition of "space", yes. It's reportedly extremely difficult to do so with the naked eye from the height of the international space station, and is completely impossible from the Moon.
There are stairs in the Great Wall Of China so you go up by the stairs that was made.... there are ALOT of them
many people like in villages that are very very close to the great wall of china.
China's prime minister or president will look after the Great Wall of China ! local Museums and Heritage Management Bureau
The Great Wall of China is a military fortification, intended to help repel invasions from the north.
It was very successful at keeping enemy invaders away, but at the same time it ruined China by stopping all communication with foreign countries. They just sat there inside their great wall and invented nothing until the europeans attacked.
China's great wall was built to keep out the large invading armies of the Mongol people. The Mongols had pillaged China and raped their woman for centuries. The Great Wall put a stop to it.
No. Most of the Great Wall is in disrepair and closed to the public, therefore, it would have been impossible.
The Geat Wall was built to keep out the fierce warlike Mongol people from the north, and prevent them from killing, hurting, and stealing from the Chinese people.
Type "Great Wall" into Google maps and look at the Satellite images. Yes you can see the Great Wall from space.