Man-made marvels: The world's largest artificial islands
How does Hong Kong's proposed 1,000-hectare island compare?
Man-made islands are a testament to our capacity as humans. In modern times, artificial islands are usually formed by land reclamation or the incidental isolation of existing land, and these islands were created to serve varying purposes.
Hong Kong has just revealed plans to build one of the world's largest artificial islands, at a cost of around US$80 billion. Click through to find out more, and see where it stacks up among the world’s largest artificial islands.
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