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Ancient Tower Teeters Atop Eroded Hill in China

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Image: An ancient tower is seen balancing on the top of a dirt hill, with its base slightly eroded, along a grassland in Qixian county
An ancient tower is seen balancing on the top of a dirt hill in Qixian county, Shanxi province, China, on July 19, 2014. Reuters

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An ancient tower has been found balancing on top of an eroded dirt hill in the grasslands of eastern China's Shanxi province.

Authorities say they are looking into ways to protect and restore the tower after pictures showing its precarious state were posted on the internet by an amateur archaeologist.

-- Reuters

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