Great Wall section re-emerges from reservoir
A section of the Great Wall, submerged in a reservoir for nearly four decades has reemerged after growing water use downstream lowered water levels in the reservoir.
The section of the Great Wall in Kuancheng Man autonomous county was built more than 500 years ago during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
It served as an important pass to the northern and northeastern frontiers. A massive reservoir was built in the region in 1975. The section of wall was eventually submerged as the water level rose.