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SuperlativesOLDEST - LAST - Working Pioneer Mill in BC - Keremeos, BC

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This water powered grist mill, built in 1877, continues to grind wheat into flour today. The mill uses an overshot water wheel and water taken from a stream which flows by the mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/16/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesDEEPEST - London Underground Platform - Hampstead Underground Station - Hampstead, London, UK

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Hampstead is built on a hill and is served by the Northern Line on the London Underground network. To enable the underground to pass though Hampstead the platforms had to be constructed deep underground at 58.5m below street level.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Marian pilgrimage in Bavaria, Bogenberg, Bavaria, Germany

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Älteste Marienwallfahrt in Bayern auf den Bogenberg (seit 1104). --- Oldest Marian pilgrimage in Bavaria up to the Bogenberg (since 1104).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Tower of the city - San Gimignano, Italy

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San Gimignano is especially famous for its medieval towers that still stand out on its landscape, which have earned him the nickname of Manhattan of the Middle Ages, today sixteen towers remain. The highest is the he Torre Grossa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 8/7/2014

last visited: 6/20/2014

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Structure in Germany

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Located in Berlin, the Fernsehturm (English: Berlin TV Tower) is the tallest structure in Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 8/6/2014

last visited: 10/26/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST of the 13 ambitious Delta Works - Oosterscheldekering

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The OOSTERSCHELDEKERING is the largest of the 13 ambitious Delta Works series of dams and storm surge barriers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member koetje1977

location: Zeeland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/6/2014

last visited: 1/3/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- church in London - All Hallows-by-the-Tower (London, UK)

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Gothic-Romanesque All Hallows-by-the-Tower church, the oldest church in London, is one of the most interesting ecclesiastic buildings in the British capital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/5/2014

last visited: 8/6/2014

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SuperlativesWorld's smallest equestrian statue / Nejmenší jezdecká socha - Pelhrimov, Czech Republic

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World's smallest equestrian statue / Nejmenší jezdecká socha

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/5/2014

last visited: 8/20/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- brick building in Europe - Battersea Power Station (London, UK)

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The iconic Art-Deco Battersea Power Station, located at the River Thames riverside in western part of London, is the largest brick building in Europe...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/31/2014

last visited: 8/1/2014

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De Gooyer is a historic windmill located in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 7/31/2014

last visited: 8/26/2014

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SuperlativesSMALLEST -- House in Amsterdam

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The smallest house in Amsterdam is located in the old city center of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: 8/25/2014

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- building in UK and EU - The Shard (London, UK)

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The Shard, beautiful slender skyscraper in London centre, is with height 306 m (1,004 ft) the tallest building in United Kingdom and also in the European Union...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: 10/16/2014

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SuperlativesBIGGEST Tourist Guidepost in the World / NEJVETŠÍ turistický rozcestník - Pelhrimov, Czech Republic

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Nejvetší turistický rozcestník se nachází v Pelhrimove / The biggest tourist guidepost is located in Pelhrimov

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: 8/20/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - UGG Elevator in Alberta

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Rowley Grain Elevator Row once consisted of four elevators - now there are three remaining, a Searle, a Wheat Pool and a UGG elevator. All have been recently restored to fairly good condition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/24/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Post Office in Town - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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The first post office in historic San Juan Capistrano.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBUSIEST -- Airport in North Carolina - Charlotte, NC

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This airport is the 8th busiest in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Commercial Airport in Orange County - Santa Ana, CA

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This is the only commercial airport within Orange County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - City Sculpture in Montana - Missoula, Montana

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Go With The Flow is in front of the Missoula Park Place parking structure located at the corner of E. Front Street and S. Pattee Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Bridge in Idaho - Sandpoint, ID

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The BNSF's Lake Pend Oreille Bridge is the longest railroad bridge in Idaho, at 8400 feet in length.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Salt Mine - Stetten, Germany, BW

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This is the Salt Mine (German: Salzbergwerk) in Stetten, Germany, Baden-Württemberg. It's the oldest salt mine in Germany, which is still in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 7/18/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Church in Richmond - Richmond, VA

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"Give me Liberty or give me Death!" - Patrick Henry said these words here in this church on March 23, 1775.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/18/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- Building in Richmond - Richmond, VA

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The James Monroe Building was the tallest building in Virginia up until 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/18/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST -- Fun ride in Austria

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With a height of 117 meters the "Prater Turm" is the highest fun ride in Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 7/18/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Parker/Pratt Deck Truss Bridge in Montana - Thompson Falls, MT

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1911 was this bridge's birth year and 2010, 99 years later, was the year of its rebirth. According to Morrison-Maierle, Inc., Engineers for the rehabilitation, this is the last Parker-Pratt Deck Truss bridge remaining in Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/16/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - HIGHEST Bridge in Montana, Eureka, MT

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Montana's highest, longest and, in 1972, at least, Most Beautiful Long Span Bridge, sees little traffic as it serves only a small Amish community and a mountain road to Yaak, MT.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/16/2014

last visited: never

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