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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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SuperlativesOLDEST - Licensed Inn west of the Blue Mountains

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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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SuperlativesOLDEST -- House in Los Angeles, El Pueblo de los Angeles, Los Angeles CA

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The Avila Adobe, built 1818, is the oldest house in Los Angeles

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: 7/1/2016

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Sculpture in the World - Dublin, Ireland

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The spire was erected in 2003 for the Millennium! Well the plan was to have it ready for the Millennium but legal arguments delayed it. The Spire can be seen from almost all over Dublin. It is reported to be the tallest sculpture in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: 8/4/2016

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SuperlativesFIRST - City Forester of Fort Worth - Fort Worth, TX

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Morrison is noted for being Fort Worth’s first City Forester, beginning Jan. 1926. His most prominent works were an arboretum and a nationally-recognized municipal rose garden in Rock Springs Park, which later became Ft. Worth Botanic Garden in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: 4/10/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Guysborough, NS

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Dedicated on August 28, 1858 as a Methodist Church, this was the second Methodist church to be built in Guysborough and is now the oldest active church in Guysborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Disney Owned Hotel - Anaheim, CA

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This was the oldest hotel to be owned by the Disney company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Olive Tree & Grapevine -- Mission San Gabriel Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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A sign at a 160-year-old olive tree details its history and that of an ancient grapevine growing nearby in this part of the Mission San Gabriel garden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: 5/31/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Operating Maternity Hospital in the World - Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

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The Rotunda Hospital, formerly known as the Dublin Lying-In Hospital, is located on the north west side of Parnell Street close to the Parnell Monument in Dublin. Founded in 1745 it is the oldest continuously operating maternity hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Unaltered Methodist Church in Nova Scotia

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A meeting house style building with a small bell tower and steeple inset in the front façade, this church has greeted worshipers for 195 years, as of 2016.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Tennis Museum - Church Road, London, UK

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The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is located on the north east side of the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Church Road with entry being through Gate 4. The museum is open daily 10am to 5.30pm (including weekends and Bank Holidays).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Continuously Operating Bookshop Site - Trinity Street, Cambridge, UK

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The Cambridge University Bookshop is located on the east side of Trinity Street in Cambridge. It has changed owners over the years but has served continuously as a bookshop since the 1580s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/3/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Museum on Prince Edward Island - Montague, PEI

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One of only three built by the federal government on PEI in the 1880s, this building served Montague as a post office from 1888 to 1954. It is associated with three well known architects; Thomas Fuller, David Stirling and William Critchlow Harris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 4/3/2016

last visited: never

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