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  • #16
    Re: Xiamaguan (下马关)

    Question:
    03: Where exactly is this wall located? Is it a continuous (long) wall?


    -chinoook
    chinoook's 1st law: Structurally weak walls tend to have double structures.
    chinoook's 2nd law: Newer walls are built next older walls, not over them.
    chinoook's 3rd law: Similar problems lead to similar solutions.

    The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of people, who have not viewed the world. (Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), German naturalist and explorer)

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    • #17
      Re: Xiamaguan (下马关)

      Originally posted by chinoook View Post
      Question:
      03: Where exactly is this wall located? Is it a continuous (long) wall?


      -chinoook
      Probably some kind of fortress. The wall is here: 37

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      • #18
        Re: Xiamaguan (下马关)

        [QUOTE=Kim;8985]Probably some kind of fortress. The wall is here: 37
        chinoook's 1st law: Structurally weak walls tend to have double structures.
        chinoook's 2nd law: Newer walls are built next older walls, not over them.
        chinoook's 3rd law: Similar problems lead to similar solutions.

        The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of people, who have not viewed the world. (Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), German naturalist and explorer)

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        • #19
          Re: Xiamaguan (下马关)

          [QUOTE=chinoook;8986]The smoketower/ovens seem to be younger than the tower fortress since they are build on top of it:

          37

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          • #20
            Re: Xiamaguan (下马关)

            [QUOTE=Kim;8988]This tower seems to be much more deteriorated that the neighbouring towers (37
            chinoook's 1st law: Structurally weak walls tend to have double structures.
            chinoook's 2nd law: Newer walls are built next older walls, not over them.
            chinoook's 3rd law: Similar problems lead to similar solutions.

            The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of people, who have not viewed the world. (Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), German naturalist and explorer)

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            • #21
              Re: Xiamaguan (下马关)

              An interesting article about Xiamaguan:

              http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/life/20...nt_9590183.htm

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