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Old 10-14-2011, 12:14 PM
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Default Han GW south of Yumenguan

On my recent walk from Yangguan to Yumenguan I took some photographs of the Han wall:

Three very rarely vistited towers:

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Easy to identify as a wall of Han Dynasty?

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All three lines visible here:

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Only one of the three items visible here.

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A very much decayed tower. Without clear evidence from close up one would not be able to identify this.

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The double structure and a distant beacon tower.

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Old 10-15-2011, 01:24 PM
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Thank you for sharing the photos. It is hard to understand how low the wall is compared to the wall near Yumenguan.
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Old 10-18-2011, 02:30 AM
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Very nice, thanks for the pictures, this is exactly the north-south Han wall I was talking about in my other reply today: now I see you have walked it all!
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