Saturday, March 21, 2009

The world's highest Ferris wheel is coming up

The gaint Ferris wheel on the roof of the 450-m-high Guangzhou new TV tower is under construction in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong province. It will be completed and opened to local residents and tourists before Oct 1, 2010.The Ferris wheel will combine sightseeing, tourism, leisure and entertainment.The Ferris wheel will withstand an earthquake of up to magnitude 8, owing to its quake-resistant design. Lightning arresters will form part of the design to make sure there is little damage during storm and lightning.

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