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Hoover Dam
  • The Hoover Dam, built along the Colorado River between 1931 and 1936 reaches 726 feet in height (221 metres). More interesting dam facts.

  • High speed passenger trains in China reach speeds of up to 350 kph (220 mph).

  • The Titanic was 882 feet (269 metres) long.

  • The London Eye in England is the largest Ferris wheel in Europe, standing at a height of 135 metres (442 feet).

  • The tallest wind turbine in the world has rotor tips that reach over 200 metres (656 feet) above the ground.

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