The enormous container ship Ever Given blocking the Suez Canal is so large it is easily seen from space. On the map above, one can see how narrow the vital shipping channel is in relation to the country of Egypt which it runs through.
Besides the Suez, Egypt is famous for its enormous pyramids – the Great Pyramid of Giza was the tallest man-made structure in the world for more than 3,000 years.
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