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84. Bright Idea: Dubai’s Coastline December 11, 2006

Posted by Matt Fleming, PsyD in Experience.
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The top is Dubai’s The Palm Jumeirah, a manmade extensive peninsula, and also known as the Eighth Wonder of the World. It is the smallest of three similar island systems. Check out their exquisite web presentation HERE (audio + video; and click on “About the Island”).

The picture below that one is of Dubai’s The World: Tiny resort islands arranged in the shape of the various countries and continents. Their website is HERE.

Click on to see satellite images…

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1. SparkBugg - January 2, 2007

The Palm Jumeirah is nearing completion. The island will be an offshore city with space for 60,000 residents and 32 hotels. The project cost $14 billion.

Check out this 5-minute video overview of the entire waterfront project at http://snipurl.com/16br3.


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