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SuperlativesOLDEST -- stone look-out tower in country, Klet, Czech Republic

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The oldest stone look-out tower in Bohemia on the top of Klet Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/14/2016

last visited: never

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The deepest point of Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nordbaer

location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

date approved: 5/13/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST Bowie Knife in the World - Bowie, TX

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Unveiled on April 7, 2016, a long-awaited Bowie knife in Pelham Park greets travelers along US 81. Pending approval from the Guinness Book of World Records, this will be the largest Bowie knife in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/12/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY Glockenspiel in Texas - Muenster, TX

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Fischer's Meat Market is located at 304 N Main, Muenster, TX, and they have a beautiful, animated, musical clock that puts on a show every hour. According to their website, theirs is the only one in Texas of maybe three or four in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/12/2016

last visited: never

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The First Baptist Church of Dallas has spread from its original small lot downtown to encompass 5 city blocks in downtown Dallas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: 5/8/2016

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SuperlativesWORLD'S LARGEST - Potato Sculpture - O'Leary, PEI

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Where else but the Canadian Potato Museum would one find a giant potato, and where else but on Prince Edward Island would one find a potato museum?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Flint-built detached round church bell tower in Suffolk - Bramfield, Suffolk

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A detatched round flint-built church tower at St Andrew's in Bramfield. The only such tower in the county of Suffolk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Christian Disciples Church in Canada - Stratford, PEI

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Another of the oldest churches on Prince Edward Island, construction on Cross Roads Christian Church was begun in 1836 and completed three years later.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/6/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Operating Fire Station in Orange County, CA

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The City of Laguna Beach Fire Station One shares its building with the police department.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 5/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Known Fragment to Have Created Meteor Crater - Winslow, AZ

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Located inside the visitor center / museum for Meteor Crater.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Trebuchet - Warwick Castle, Warwick, UK

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Within the grounds of Warwick Castle is the world's largest trebuchet standing at 18 metres tall and weighing 22 tonnes. Built in 2005 it has been shot in excess of 6500 times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLongest-Lived Rift-Zone Eruption - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI

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Pu'u 'O'o volcano has been erupting continuously since January 3, 1983, making it the longest-lived rift-zone eruption of the last two centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST radio-latice tower in Germany

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Der Funkturm Leipzig ist mit seiner Gesamthöhe von 190,7 m der höchste für funktechnische Zwecke errichtete Stahlfachwerkturm Deutschlands und zugleich das zweithöchste Bauwerk in Leipzigs. With 190,7 m the highest radio-latice tower in Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: 5/22/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Belfast, Maine

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The First Church of Belfast, Maine, a Congregationalist Church, was formally organized December 29, 1796, consisting of seven members. This, their second church building, was erected in 1818.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Continually Licenced Inn in Australia

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The Surveyor General Inn at Berrima, New South Wales, is the oldest continually licenced inn in Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Throsbyonchurch

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: 6/3/2016

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The "Lion of Waterloo" Inn was first licensed in 1842.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Throsbyonchurch

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 4/29/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - 1983 Corvette C4 in Existence - Bowling Green, KY

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The sole survivor of the 1983 model year Corvette.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTallest Tree - Bad Breisig - RLP - Germany

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Tallest Tree in Kurpark Bad Breisig.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Double Ended Railway Snow Plough in Canada

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One of a couple of dozen railway cars on display at the New Brunswick Railway Museum, this happens to be the last remaining double-ended railway snow plough in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 4/23/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- European Theater in North America - Williamsburg, VA

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This is the site of the oldest theater in North America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/19/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Church in Ireland - St Patrick's Cathedral

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Built in honour of Ireland’s patron saint, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral stands adjacent to the famous well where tradition has it Saint Patrick baptised converts on his visit to Dublin. It is the largest church in Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/19/2016

last visited: 6/13/2016

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SuperlativesTALLEST Buiding of Switzerland - Roche Bau 1 - Basel, Switzerland

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The Roche tower, simply called Building 1, was inaugurated in September 2015. With a height of 178 meters it is Switzerland's tallest building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 4/18/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Freestanding Granite Spire in North America

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Large and impressive, St. Mary's Basilica Cathedral was reborn in 1860, doubtless with the intent being to impress and intimidate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/17/2016

last visited: 4/20/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church Bells in Ireland - St Audoen's Anglican Church, Dublin, Ireland

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Sited in the heart of the walled medieval city, St Audoen's Anglican Church is the only remaining medieval parish church in Dublin. The church's tower contains 6 bells, three of which are the oldest bells in Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/16/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest House in Oberbreisig - Bad Breisig - RLP - Germany

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Älteste Haus in Oberbreisig

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 4/15/2016

last visited: never

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