China Reopens Plans to Build the World’s Longest Undersea Tunnel

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Two decades ago, China started looking into building an undersea channel to connect the northern city of Dalian to the southern city of Yantai. Currently, a bay jutting inland from the East China Sea toward Beijing lies between these two cities. The tunnel will connect the Dalian and Yantai directly, subtracting about 800 miles from the current land route. The tunnel will be 76 miles long, over twice the length of the Channel Tunnel connecting England to France, which stretches just over 31 miles. This article is for Premium Members only. Please login below to read the rest of this article.

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