- Geo quest 14. // Current Events;12/18/98, Vol. 98 Issue 14, p4
Presents clues describing the Great Wall of China, a fort built to protect ancient China from wandering tribes.
- Greater Wall. Thompson, Sharon // National Geographic Kids;May2003, Issue 330, p8
Provides information on the Great Wall of China. Materials used in building the Great Wall; Height of the structure; Discovery of a section of the Great Wall in the Gobi desert in northwestern China.
- Ruins of wooden Great Wall discovered in China. // Digging Stick;Apr2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p22
The article reports that the dilapidated walls in north-east China were identified by archaeologists to be the remains of a wooden Great Wall.
- The Great Wall's ancestor. // Discover;Aug96, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p19
Reports on a National Aeronautics & Space Administration geologist's rediscovery of an earlier wall built parallel to the Great Wall of China during the Sui Dynasty. Study of the wall's ruins.
- CONQUER THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA. Truelove, Meeghan // Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel (Newsweek LLC);Mar2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p40
The article offers tips on visiting the Great Wall of China.
- China's True Wonder of the World. Worth, Christopher // World & I;Mar2007, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p12
The article presents a history of the Great Wall of China. Founder and former chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, Mao Tse-tung said that one is not a true hero until he has climbed the Great Wall. It explains that the Wall is known to the Chinese as the 10,000 Li Wall or Wanli Changcheng....
- The Great Wall. Kalman, Bobbie // China: The Land;2001, p30
This article features the Great Wall of China. Throughout history many civilizations have built walls to defend themselves against outsiders. By far the most famous of these is the Great Wall of China. The first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang Di, organized the building of the Great Wall....
- Up Against the Wall. Wrisley, Jarrett // National Geographic;May2008, Vol. 213 Issue 5, p24
The author reports on efforts in China to map the Great Wall of China. Difficulties which exist in mapping the Wall are mentioned, including the fact that pieces of the Wall have been removed over the years for construction projects. According to the article, some parts of the Wall date back...
- The Great Wall. M.P. // National Geographic Adventure;Oct2005, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p67
The article presents an adventure guide for trekking in the Great Wall of China. The Great Wall is seriously threatened by development and encroachment, so walks must be undertaken with a leave-no-trace ethic and caution for the fragile structure. The Beijing municipality enacted regulations in...