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  • 1. SEVEN MODERNWONDERS OF THEWORLD

2.

  • The American Society of Civil Engineers
  • compiled a list of seven wonders of the world.
  • The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a professional body founded in 1852 to represent members of the civil engineering profession worldwide.

3. THE PANAMA CANAL

  • Began in 1880s and finished in 1914
  • It joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

4. THE PANAMA CANAL

  • Engineers describe the canal as a victory of humans over geography.
  • Workers dug huge amounts of land and tamed rivers.

5. THE ITAIPU DAM

  • It is the worlds largest hydroelectric plant
  • It was completed in 1884

6. THE ITAIPU DAM

  • It goes across Panama river
  • It is between Brazil and Paraguay

7. THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE

  • Began in 1933 and finished in 1937
  • It is located in the north of san francisco

8. THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE

  • It is the tallest brigde
  • It connects the city of San Francisco on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula to Marin County

9. THE CN TOWER

  • It is one of the tallest free-standing buildings
  • Began in 1973 and finished in 1976

10. THE CN TOWER

  • It is a signature icon of Toronto's skyline, and a symbol of Canada
  • The constructors used it for tv and radio broadcasting

11. CHANNEL TUNNEL

  • Began in 1987 and finished in 1994
  • It is a remarkable convenience

12. CHANNEL TUNNEL

  • The channel joins France and England
  • A train carries the cars,buses and trucks through the tunnel

13. THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

  • First building with 102 stories. New York, NY, U.S.
  • It was completed in 1931
  • It is the tallest building built in just 410 days

14. THE NETHERLANDS NORTH SEAPROTECTION WORKS

  • It is another victory over geography
  • It is below sea level
  • It was built to control river and shut out the sea

15. Conclusion

  • Our world has many significant works of art.All these seven wonders were created by man,showing how far that we have come in technology and construction.

16. THANK YOU