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A Megastructure is an extremely large built structure. Some define it as a building more than 1,000 km long or tall, though this is not a universal definition.

Only a handful of real world structures qualify:

If you stretch the definition (a lot) you could include things like the Transcontinental Railroad, the Nazca Lines, some Skyscrapers from the list of the largest buildings in the world, or entire Cities.

See also: Exploratory Engineering, Megaproject, Re-Engineering the Earth and Cost Overrun

Proposed, Hypothetical, and Science Fictional Megastructures:



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