|Angkor||Angkor Wat is located on artificial island representing Mount Meru, hinduism center of universe which surrounded by ocean|
|Bamberg||The Old Town Hall "island" was created first as a bridge with a gate tower and then later was extended to allow the building of the Town hall on either side.|
|Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe||Isle of Roses|
|Dutch Water Defence Lines||Pampus (former shallow area made into a "proper" island)|
|Kotor||Our Lady of the Rocks|
|Mexico City and Xochimilco||Xochmilco (still visible), Tenochtitlan (historical)|
|Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan||Yuzui or Fish Mouth Dike, named for its conical head that is said to resemble the mouth of a fish, is the key part of Li Bing?s construction. It is an artificial dike that divides the water into inner and outer streams. The inner stream carries approximately 40%, rising to 60% during flood, of the river?s flow into the irrigation system whilst that outer stream drains away the rest, flushing out much of the silt and sediment." (Wiki)|
|Saloum Delta||"The numerous shell mounds in the Saloum Delta are generally well preserved and they sometimes have imposing dimensions. They are direct testimony of sustainable and very ancient socio-economic practices. Over the centuries, they have led to the formation of numerous man-made islets" (AB eval)|
|St. Petersburg||540-003b12 Fort Alexander I -- and also Tolbukhin Island - "The lighthouse is situated on a small artificial island 3 miles west of the Kotlin island.".|
|Venice and its Lagoon||Several of the smaller islands in the lagoon are artificial e.g Sacca Fisola There is also a development taking place for the cemetery island of San Michele to create a new island alongside it.|
|Wadden Sea||Nigehörn, part of the Hamburg Wadden Sea National Park was constructed in 1989|
|West Lake||Within the main West Lake are three islands created from dredgings in the Tang and Song Dynasties (AB ev)|
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