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    Clifton Suspension Bridge

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    Clifton Suspension Bridge The Clifton Suspension Bridge is located in Bristol England, and spans the beautiful Avon gorge. This bridge has become the symbol of Bristol much like the Eiffel tower has of Paris, and the Opera house has of Sydney. The story of the Clifton Suspension Bridge began in 1754 with the dream of a Bristol wine merchant who donated his life savings to build a bridge over the gorge. To decide on a suitable design for the bridge a competition was held. Thomas Telford, the

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    A bridge is a structure that is used to cross an obstacle such as a river, a channel, a valley or a highway. The simplest kind of bridge is a tree trunk that has fallen across a stream or a set of twisted ropes and bamboo poles suspended (hanging) over a river. The latter is an example of early suspension bridges. Such bridges are still used in remote areas of many parts of the world like Asia, Africa and South America. The modern, strong, sophisticated suspension bridges are the result of the

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    them, his solution was: Pick up the road and carry it across. Many suspension bridges are already well known for their frequent usage. For example, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, the Union Bridge connecting England to Scotland, and the Brooklyn Bridge, which expands New York City to surrounding islands. Now, according to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, a suspension bridge is “a bridge having the roadway suspended from cables that are anchored at either

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    I think a suspension bridge would be the best type of bridge to build from location D. This is because suspension bridges typically can span distances from 2,000 to 7,000 feet long - location D spans a distance of 4,200 feet across an ocean bay where long ships come and go. The other bridges would not be adequate enough to connect Hebron Island with the mainland. For example, an arch bridge cannot be connected numerous times in the ocean without structural support from the ground, and can only span

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    Suspension bridges were important before 1940 and are still important today. Major cities such as San Francisco, and Manhattan both have a suspension bridge. Suspension bridges are,” a bridge having a deck suspended from cables anchored at their extremities and usually raised on towers” (dictionary.com). Due to the fact that suspension bridges are not completely supported throughout the length of the bridge, past bridges were unsafe. For example, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a suspension bridge

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    Suspension Bridge: The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Location of the Bridge The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, or ‘Pearl Bridge’, is built across the Akashi Strait in west-central Japan. This massive structure connects the city of Kōbe- situated on the main island of Honshu- to Iwaya on Awaji Island. The project began in May, 1988, and was opened to the public in April, 1998- almost a decade following the beginning of construction. Size and Mass This bridge is approximately 3,911 metres in total length, with a width

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    The Exchange

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    Scenario: Nighttime, an unfrequented long suspension bridge. Pizzling rain (light rain with very small, pin-like drops) and light mist. There may be sounds of cicadas, but no one really notices. On one side of bridge (dense vegetation in background), lies an open top military jeep next to a military HMMWV. The driver of the jeep and left-front passenger, both males, are dressed in vaguely military attire and are armed with Glock 18C machine pistols. The rear passenger, female, seems to be wearing

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    aztecs: Incas

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    government system was among the most complex political organizations of many Native American cultures. Although the Incas lacked both a written language and the concept of the wheel, they built large stone structures without mortar and constructed suspension bridges and roads that crossed the steep mountain valleys of the Andes. These two empires were passing for different situations at the moment of the contact; finally the Spaniards obtained the control and star controlling the empires. The Aztec Empire

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    The Tower Bridge, completed in 1894, is a combined suspension-bascule-draw bridge that spans the Thames River of London, England. Breaking ground in 1884, the bridge strongly embodies Victorian art design, with classical British influences and aspects of the Christian Church. The bridge has since become a symbol of London and the nation itself, being a famous tourist destination for those visiting the United Kingdom, whilst standing as a persona of the massive leap in bridge design and engineering

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