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2010-04-28 06:45:43

Work on the Saemangeum Seawall--the longest man-made dyke in the world--has officially been completed, South Korean officials announced on Tuesday. Located on the southwestern coast of the Korean peninsula, the 21 mile seawall encloses approximately 160 square miles of seawater between the Yellow Sea and the Saemangeum estuary. During a television broadcast announcing the completion of the dyke, South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak called it "the largest-ever engineering project in this...