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SuperlativesHIGHEST Dam in USA - Oroville, California

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At 770 feet (230 m) high, the Oroville Dam on the Feather River is the tallest dam in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/6/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Swing Ride on the Planet - Agawam, MA

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The New England Sky Screamer, the tallest swing ride on the planet, is located in Six Flags New England in Agawam, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Wooden Structure in Dover, Delaware

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The John Bell Office, the oldest wooden building in Dover

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Home in Anaheim - Anaheim, CA

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A small house, at a small historic park in downtown Anaheim.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Fruit & Veg Market in London - Borough Market, London, UK

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This Borough of Southwark blue plaque, to Borough Market, the oldest fruit and veg market in London, is attached to a wall within the market close to the market bell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/1/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY combination Romano/British church in England, Faversham, UK

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These ruins of a stone church are advertised as "the ONLY Christian building in England to incorporate within its fabric the remains of a 4th-century Romano-British pagan mausoleum."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST covered bridge in Michigan - Centreville, Michigan

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a covered bridge located on the northwest corner of Covered Bridge and Schweitzer Roads, near the town of Centreville (Michigan) USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Gas Well in the World

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Everything is big in Texas, and this one is 275 miles long and 90 miles wide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Railway Station in London - Deptford High Street, London, UK

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Deptford railway station is the oldest working station in London having opened in February 1836 with a service to/from Spa Road in Bermondsey - now closed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Perry-Mansfield School of Theatre and Dance - Steamboat Springs, CO

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Established in 1914, the school/camp is the oldest, continuously operating, modern dance camp in the United States. They moved to this secluded location after too many 'peeping-toms' in Denver!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLa plus grosse chaise du Québec, St-Rose,Québec.

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La plus grosse chaise du Québec, St-Rose,Québec. The biggest chair in the Quebec St-Rose, Quebec

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member colibris7

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBUSIEST pedestrian crossing in the world - Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo

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The pedestrian scramble in front of Shibuya station in Tokyo is said to be the busiest pedestrian crossing in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: Kanagawa, Japan

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLe jardin au plus grand nombre de sculpture,Laval sur le Lac,Québec

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Le jardin au plus grand nombre de sculpture. garden to the largest number of sculptures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member colibris7

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLe plus large tronc d' arbre sculpté a la scie mécanique,Saint-Sauveur,Québec

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Le plus large tronc d'arbre un pin de 150 ans sculpté a la scie mécanique. The larger a pine tree trunk 150 years carved a chainsaw.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member colibris7

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: 10/19/2014

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SuperlativesSHORTEST - Street in York - Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate, York, UK

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Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate is the name of the shortest street in the city of York. It is also the longest street name in York!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Covered Bridge in British Columbia

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This historic old bridge has been carrying traffic of one type or another over the Similkameen River for 107 years, as of 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest coal-fired power station in Czechia - Kadan, Czech Republic

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Elektrárny Prunérov, zkrácene EPRU I a EPRU II, jsou spolecne nejvetší tepelné elektrárny v CR. / The Prunérov Power Station is the largest coal-fired power station in the Czech Republic

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Hedley, BC

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The Methodist Church was the first, and for many years the only, church built in the mining town of Hedley. Moreover, it housed the first school in Hedley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in the Shuswap Valley Still on its Original Site

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This little wood frame church stands on the southwest corner of the intersection of Knight Avenue and Belvedere Street. It has stood there for 123 years, as of 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST truss bridge in Montana - Wolf Point (Montana) USA

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an abandoned truss bridge located on state highway 13 in the town of Wolf Point (Montana) USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Montana

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Tree in Paris - Paris, France

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Planted in 1601 by Jean Robin, botanist and gardener to the king. Today the tree is 15 meters high and 3.50 meters in circumference.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Roman Catholic Church in the British Columbia Interior

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This little log chapel, built by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, was the first building to go up at Pandosy Mission. It was the first Roman Catholic church in the BC interior. It was restored in 1954, 96 years after its construction in 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - UK Capacity Sports Stadium - Wembley Stadium, London, UK

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Wembley Stadium opened in 2007 and was built on the site of the 1923 Wembley Stadium. It is the home of the English football team and has the largest stadium capacity (90000) in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: 6/1/2014

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SuperlativesHIGHEST -- tide in Europe - Mont Saint-Michel, France

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The tide, the daily movement of the sea, is a universal phenomenon. But the height of tide is not same for all places...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Haute-Normandie, France

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 9/23/2014

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SuperlativesONLY -- Surviving Mine Sampling Works in Boulder - Boulder, CO

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This is the last surviving mine sampling works in the city, from when it was a gold rush town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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