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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Building in the Ruhr area, Essen, Germany

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The RWE Tower in Essen is the highest building in the Ruhr area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 12/4/2014

last visited: 2/12/2015

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SuperlativesOnly - Mainland Royal Albatross Colony in the World - Dunedin, New Zealand

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The Royal Albatross Centre provides wildlife and cultural tours of Taiaroa Head where you can visit the world’s only mainland breeding colony of Royal Albatross and see the Little Blue Penguin and the Yellow-Eyed Penguin colonies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Cinema Hall in Germany, Essen, Germany

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Lichtburg is the cinema with the largest cinema hall in Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: 2/17/2013

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SuperlativesLARGEST - collection of insulators and surge arrestors in Europe - Dvorište, okres Pelhrimov, CZ

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The gigantic collection, enrolled at the Ministry of Culture as a preserved technical collection, is the largest collection of insulators and surge arrestors in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST rafters in Germany

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Die evangelische Martinskirche in Dautphe hat das wohl älteste Dachgestühl Deutschlands | The roof of the Protestant Martin Church in Dautphe probably has the oldest rafters in Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBIGGEST -- Rock Crystal in the world - Stein, Germany, BY

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At the entrance lobby of the mineral bath 'Kristall Palm Beach' in Stein bei Nürnberg, Germany, Bayern is the biggest rock chrystal in the world on a permanent display.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 11/20/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Solar Bridge - Blackfriars Railway Bridge, London, UK

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This bridge, Blackfriars Railway Bridge, connects Blackfriars station, on the north side of the River Thames, with the south side of the Thames. The bridge incorporates the station's platforms and is covered with solar panels being used in the roof.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Oil strike in State of Oklahoma, USA.

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The oil derrick stands 194 feet high and is the historic site of the first oil strike on June 25, 1901 in the State of Oklahoma, the first of many that made Tulsa the Oil Capital of the World.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/17/2014

last visited: 5/15/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

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Great Pyramid of Khufu, Giza, Egypt

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Egypt

date approved: 11/15/2014

last visited: never

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Near the shore of the Dead Sea in Jordan

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Jordan

date approved: 11/15/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Colonnade in the Roman World

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The Great Colonnade at Apamea is situated in northern Syria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Syria

date approved: 11/11/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesMIGHTIEST - Waterfall in Europe

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Dettifoss is situated in the Northeast of Iceland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Iceland

date approved: 11/11/2014

last visited: never

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Pyramid of Djoser is situated in Saqqara, Egypt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Egypt

date approved: 11/11/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Movie theatre in Nordrhein-Westfalen

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Film Studio Glückauf is the oldest moovie-theatre not only in Essen but also in Nordrhein-Westfalen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/11/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST- Solar observatory in the world

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This is the oldest known Solar observatory in the world and it is situated in Goseck, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 11/11/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Gothic church in Northern Europe , Köln, Germany

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Germany's most visited landmark

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/11/2014

last visited: 11/28/2014

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SuperlativesLONGEST - railway bridge in Czech Republic - Karlín, Praha, CZ

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Negrelliho viadukt - the longest railway bridge in the Czech Republic and one of the longest ever built in Europe in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/8/2014

last visited: 3/17/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Theater in a US Prison - Deer Lodge, MT

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In 1919 a first in US Prison history occurred within the Montana State Prison. A theatre was built with funds ($10,000) donated by Warden Conley's personal friend William A. Clark, one of the Butte, Montana Copper Kings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/3/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesWorld's Largest Putter - Bow Island, AB

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There are lots of "World's Largest" things to be found on the highways and byways of Alberta, and here's one of them, a putter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/1/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST church in Luxembourg

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In 1355 a natual cave was converted into a place to hold worship. Today, the church is the oldest church in Luxembourg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Luxembourg

date approved: 11/1/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Canadian Geocache - East River, Nova Scotia

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OLDEST Canadian Geocache located near the Highway 103, East River, Nova Scotia, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/1/2014

last visited: 1/6/2015

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SuperlativesYoungest Member Corps of Discovery - Palmyra, MO

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Later became a lawyer, and died in Palmyra while pursuing his law practice

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/31/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Bank in the Texas Panhandle ~ Panhandle, TX

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Even the VW looks old

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: 11/1/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Outdoor Swimming Pool in BC - Rossland, BC

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It turns out that the Rossland's swimming pool is not only a heritage site but the oldest outdoor pool in BC. Whoda thunk it? Easy to find, it's right beside the city hall at 1869 Columbia Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST wooden walled fortification in North America - Fort Meigs, Perrysburg, Ohio

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LARGEST wooden wall built fortification and largest reconstructed wooden walled fortification in North America, Fort Meigs is located in Perrysburg, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/27/2014

last visited: never

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