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World's grandest man-made structures

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Does the ever-illusive man-made structures round of the pub quiz always serve as your undoing?

Coba Europe have come to your aid. The flooring specialists know a thing or two about man's greatest structural achievements, and have compiled a fact-busting infographic on the tallest, deepest, longest, largest volume covering and most expensive man-made structures in the world.

From 828 metres up to 3.9km down, prepare to be staggered by man's many attempts to outdo himself. And good luck spelling Burj Khalifa after two pints.

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(Images: Rex)

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