The Great Wall of China Crossword Puzzle

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  • equator : all together it is about 13,000 mi. in length - almost 1/2 the length of the earth's _
  • korean : the gw extends to the border of north _
  • bones : contrary to popular belief this was not added to the mortar to make it white.
  • brick : this kind of construction material was first used in the 14th century.
  • moon : in spite of what you may have heard, you cannot see the gw from this.
  • fifty : more than this many million tour the gw each year.
  • mi : americans convert km to this
  • mongols : the ming walls were built to keep out these northern invaders.
  • dangerous : the jiankou section is considered this, but people love to photograph there.
  • wheelbarrow : we use these in the garden but they helped to build the gw.
  • rammed : the very first walls were built of this kind of earth construction.
  • sunrise : when it was being used, guards on the east end would see this 1 hour 20 minutes before guards on the west.
  • sticky rice : 2 words - this was added to mortar to strengthen it.
  • four : this many billion bricks may have been used to build the gw.
  • three : it is this many times longer than traditionally believed.
  • gobi : the western end is deep in this desert.
  • badaling : most well-known and popular portion of the gw, near beijing.
  • ming : what we think of today as the gw was built during this dynasty.
  • qin : the first emperor of unified china; he also commissioned the terracotta warriors.
  • watch : this kind of tower used a signal system to warn of impending attack