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Tangshan Earthquake Memorial

Tangshan resists earthquakes the monument to construct (constructs between road and cultural road) south of town center New China in the monument square. The square thing length 320 meters, the north and south width 170 meters, occupy a land area of 5.44 hectares. East the square resists earthquakes the monument; The west resists earthquakes the memorial hall. Two main constructions are situated in the thing to the identical spool thread on, between the monument and the memorial hall is equipped with a large-scale basin, and the ground which lays through the red floor tile causes two buildings to be connected.   The monument is composed of the main tablet and the vice-tablet. The main tablet stone monument base height 3 meters, the tablet height 30 meters, are composed mutually by 4 independent trapezoidal variable cross-section reinforced concrete tablet column, the main body upper extreme modelling has four contraction mouths, just likes extends to the horizon great hand, the symbolic man will conquer nature. The main part all around height 1.5 meters place, are 8 granite reliefs, is symbolizing national support in all directions. The relief has recorded the earthquake disaster and the Tangshan people the heroic achievement which under the national support the earthquake relief work, rebuilds one's homeland. Place besets with by a length 3.86 meter, the width 1.6 meter stainless steel inscribed horizontal tablets in the tablet height 8.5 meters, on engraves original Central Committee of the CCP General Secretary Hu Yaobang to paint “Tangshan to resist earthquakes the monument” seven large brush-written Chinese characters.   The vice-tablet located at the main tablet north side 33.5 meters place, the tablet width 9.5 meters, the height 2.96 meters, builds with the granite stone by the ruins form, displays the Tangshan earthquake's historical event. The tablet height 4.3 meters, the height 1.6 meters, frontage to rub the shiny black granite crustification, above engraves the inscribed text, the record earthquake time, the disaster as well as the emergency disaster relief, constructs contents and so on new Tangshan, cooperates executive member of the council Xia Xiangping by the Chinese book to write. Back to rub the shiny black granite crustification, on engraves English inscribed text.   The main tablet and the vice-tablet construct on a large-scale Taiwan base, around the station base has four groups of stairs, the steps is 4 sections, each section 7 steps, altogether 28 steps, symbol “seven · 28” this unforgettable time.

Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7640x3820
Taken: 22/09/2007
Uploaded: 02/01/2010
Updated: 06/01/2019


Tags: tangshan; earthquake; memorial
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