The Unfinished Obelisk: Recently found in Aswan, Egypt, the obelisk was ordered by Hatshepsut in the mid BC and could have been the largest Egyptian obelisk ever erected--if it were completed. (Work at an archaeological dig in Egypt.
A photo by Michael Lynch of the Kennecott Copper’s Bingham Canyon Mine from a commercial aircraft in December with snow cover. The mine is the world’s largest man-made excavation. Located 28 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, the mine is 2 ¾-miles.