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From Here to There: The World’s 10 Longest Suspension Bridges

August 11, 2012 by

When we think of amazing suspension bridges, the San Francisco’s own Golden Gate bridge is typically among the first to spring to mind. In reality, though, it’s only the tenth-longest suspension bridge on earth; it’s surpassed by counterparts in Japan, China, Denmark, South Korea, England, Hong Kong and New York.

Here, a photographic rundown of some of mankind’s greatest feats to get us from point A to point B via car or plane.

1. Akashi-Kaiyiko Bridge, Kobe-Awaji Route, Japan (pictured above)

2. Xihoumen Bridge, Zhoushan Archipelago, China

 

3. Great Belt Bridge, Halsskov-Sprogo, Denmark

 

4. Yi Sun-sin Bridge, Gwangyang-Yeosu, South Korea

5. Runyang Bridge, Yangtze River, China

 

6. Humber Bridge, Hessle-Kingston Upon Hull, England, UK

 

7. Jiangyin Suspension Bridge, Yangtze River, China

 

8. Tsing-Ma Bridge, Tsing Yi-Ma Wan, Hong Kong

 

9. Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, New York City, United States

 

10. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California, United States

Photo credits: Wikipedia



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