China's underwater city

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  1. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    A Chinese city, left to ruin after a dam flooded the valley it lay in, has become a paradise for divers, after an ingenious idea from a local tourist official.

    The ancient city of Shi Cheng, known as the Lion City because it was surrounded by the five Lion Mountains, was founded over 1,300 years ago, but it vanished more than half a century ago to make way for a man made lake and the Xin'an River Dam Project which houses a hydroelectric power station. 300,000 people had to be relocated.

    Called the Atlantis of the east, the once bustling city is now between 80 and 131 feet underwater in parts.

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    An Artist's take on what the city would've looked like.

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    The city still stands in almost pristine condition. Many of its buildings, temples, homes, staircases and streets are still intact.


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    I would LOVE to scuba dive this site!!! :up:
     
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    hidden dragon the princess of darkness Staff Member

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    That is amazing. So awesome. That would be nice to check out.
     
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    isn't it wonderful how the govt said "Fuck our history. The chairman needs his air conditioning."
     
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    I have never scuba'd, but that looks like a great place to do it! Is that considered pretty deep for a dive?
     
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  6. Jayla

    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    Cool beans! @maroon
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    Dlist Well-Known Member VIP

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    It is deeper than normal but I would sign up.
     
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  8. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Why does the thread title say it's been underwater for 600 years? Or does the title suggest the city is 600 years old because the article says it's 1,300 years old.
     
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    maroon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    cutie, I dig a chick in glasses :howdy:
     
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    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    I actually do have smart girl glasses, but I don't wear them very often.
     
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    Another home run from the King of Awesome Photo Threads!
     
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    I have Smart Girl glasses..but I need them now. :rolleye:
     
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    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    I wear them when I go to the movies and want to sit in the back.
     
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    maroon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I've had a thing for chicks in glasses since hs, when glasses were 4eyed nerdy...even married a chik w glasses, she couldn't wear contacts and i'm always telling my kid to wear her glasses to give her eyes a break from contacts cuz shes soopa cute in glasses
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Sorry, got my years mixed up with another thread I was going to do. My fault. Fixed.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    So if the city has been underwater for 50 years, and the city is 1,300 years old, and LaserTilt has changed his name two times in the last six months, how deep is the water?
     
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    oh heart be still:coolc:
     
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    :lol:
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Again, I fixed it :snicker:. I messed up the years with another city. Only changed my name once. ;)
     
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