Wednesday, November 16, 2016
How Big is Trump's Wall?
President-elect Donald Trump has presumably begun the detailed construction plans for the Trump Wall and started to send out the invoices to Mexico for the construction costs. From Donald Trump's detailed policy plans we know that the Trump Wall will be up to 15 meters high, made of concrete and steel (but also possibly fencing) and will be 3,200 kilometers long.
If you are having difficulty envisioning just how far 3,200 kilometers is then you can use the Berliner Morgenpost's interactive map. The Trump Wall Comparison Map allows you to overlay an outline of Trump's proposed border wall between the USA and Mexico on any location on Earth.
To move the wall to another location you just need to drag the wall's handle around on the map. The Berliner Morgenpost's interactive compensates for the Mercator projection used in the map by adjusting the size of the wall depending on its latitude.
Posted by Keir Clarke at 10:30 AM