Nigerian Capital Will Be Defenced Off the Atlantiс Ocean

14.02.2014

An ambitious project «Eko Atlantic» is going to be carried out in the city of Lagos, the capital of African country Nigeria, situated on the Gulf of Guinea shore in Atlantic ocean. Nigerian engineers invented a way to save the city from flood caused by increasing of ocean's level. A huge artificial island will be built near the shore of Guinean Gulf. The island will accommodate boutiques, business-centres and high-class realty.

A huge artificial island will be built near the shore of Guinean Gulf

The island as well as the whole city will be protected from Atlantic raising water level with a gigantic concrete wall, called by local journalists «Great Chinese wall of Lagos». About one hundred five-tons concrete blocks will be needed to build this tremendous construsction, which will defense citizens from storms, tsunamis and floods. «Eko Atlantic» was named Nigerian Champs Elysees or the Fifth avenue, because it is a luxurious projects for rich citizens and foreign investors.


Photo: Eko Atlantic.