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SuperlativesOLDEST - working lighthouse on the Isle of Man - Point of Ayre, Isle of Man

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Point of Ayre Lighthouse is the oldest working lighthouse on the Isle of Man

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 3/24/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST inner city market in the city - Wiener Naschmarkt, Vienna, Austria

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Naschmarkt in Wien.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 3/23/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - building remaining, Wedgwood Pottery Works - Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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The Roundhouse was formerly part of the Wedgwood Pottery works, built circa 1769 and is the only remaining building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - complete Victorian Pottery factory - Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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The former Gladstone China Works is now preserved as the only complete Victorian Pottery factory in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY- Grade 1 listed building in Stoke-on-Trent - Trentham, Staffordshire.

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The Leveson- Gower Family Mausoleum is located in Trentham Cemetery and is the only Grade 1 listed building in Stoke-on-Trent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/22/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - railway tunnel on the Isle of Man - Laxey, Isle of Man

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The Tunnel on the Great Laxey Mine Railway is the only remaining Railway Tunnel on the Isle of Man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 3/22/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Harmonically-Tuned Bell in the World - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, UK

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The Olympic Bell, the largest harmonically-tuned bell in the world, was made for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The bell was used in the Games opening ceremony and started life in the Olympic Stadium. It now stands outside the stadium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/21/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesEASTERNMOST - Campground in the U.S.

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If one wished to camp truly "In The East" this would be the place to search out.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Rail Bridge on NIMT, Matakote, North Is. New Zealand.

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The awesome Makatote Viaduct, crossing the Makatote River flowing from the lower slopes of Mt Ruapehu, is the HIGHEST rail bridge structure on the North Island Main Trunk Line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/19/2017

last visited: 3/19/2017

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Apartment Block on the Isle of Man - Ramsey, Isle of Man

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King's Court is the tallest apartment on the Isle of Man being 10 storeys high.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 3/18/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSHORTEST Téléphérique - Palavas les Flots - France

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Le plus court téléphérique au monde, 83 mètres ! Pour aller d'une rive du Canal à l'autre... sans le moindre effort... The shortest cable car in the world, 83 meters! To go from one bank of the Canal to the other ... without the least effort ...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 3/17/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSTEEPEST - Katoomba Scenic Railway - Katoomba - NSW - Australia

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Katoomba Scenic Railway

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 3/16/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Stadium Australia - Sydney - NSW - Australia

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largest Olympic Stadium ever built

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 3/16/2017

last visited: 3/17/2017

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Building West of Wichita - Medicine Lodge, KS

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Still here and still in operation, only now rental apartments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/13/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Hotel in Cuba - La Habana, Cuba

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Hotel Inglaterra is the oldest hotel in Cuba and one of the most classic hotels in Havana. It is located on the Paseo del Prado between San Rafael and San Miguel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cuba

date approved: 3/13/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Iron Pier on the Isle of Man - Ramsey, Isle of man

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Queen's Pier is the longest iron pier on the Isle of Man by virtue of being the only iron pier on the Isle of Man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 3/12/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - known Megalithic tomb on the Isle of Man - Minorca, Laxey, Isle of Man

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King Orry’s Grave is the largest known Megalithic tomb on the Isle of Man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 3/11/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST -- Automobile and Reinforced Concrete Bridge Spanning Sacramento River

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Diestelhorst Bridge, a concrete arch bridge, was once part of the Pacific Highway and US99 for decades.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 3/10/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST specialist market center in Germany - Mülheim-Kärlich, Rhineland-Palatiante, Germany

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Der Gewerbepark Mülheim-Kärich ist Deutschlands größtes Fachmarktzentrum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 3/7/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY Church in Bonham with a Spire and Belfry - Bonham, TX

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Built in 1885, the First Presbyterian Church of Bonham is located at 818 N Main St, Bonham, TX. A Texas Historical Marker here notes that their sanctuary is the only one around to have a spire and belfry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/6/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Seth Thomas Clock Operating - Columbus, KS

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There may be other Seth Thomas clocks, but they are in museums and not operating.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/5/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST House in Siegburg - NRW / Germany

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The house was build between 1220 and 1230.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 3/5/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSmallest - Hard Rock Cafe in the World - San Miguel de Cozumel, Mexico

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This Hard Rock Cafe is located in front of the Cozumel Ferry Dock on Avenida Rafael E. Melgar

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Quintana Roo, Mexico

date approved: 3/4/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTallest Faro de Morro Jable - Jandia - Fuerteventura - Spain

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Faro de Morro Jable, the tallest lighthouse in the Canaries

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Cattle Shipping Point - 1881 to 1884 - Grenola, KS

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Two little towns built a railroad, and joined forces to make more money.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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