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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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SuperlativesONLY -- Existing Relic of Denver's Old City Hall - Denver, CO

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This is the only item that still exists from Denver's old city hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/29/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Home and Post Office in Vernon, BC

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This little cabin was built by Luc Girouard, a Quebecer, in 1867. It was the first home and the first post office in the City of Vernon, then known as Priest's Valley. Luc lived in it until 1893, at which time he built a larger house nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Protestant church in the North Okanagan Valley

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This Anglican Church was built at Lansdowne, a community northeast of Armstrong, in 1885 and, with the coming of the S & O railroad to Armstrong, moved to Armstrong in 1891. It has been in continuous use ever since.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST Crocus in the World - Arden MB

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This Superlative Waymark is the LARGEST Crocus in the World. It's on Hwy 362 just south of Arden, Manitoba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: 7/20/2013

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Point along Lincoln Highway - Laramie, WY

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A Wyoming State Marker marks the location of the highest elevation point along the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Second Empire Style Residence in Vernon, BC

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Apparently unique in the city of Vernon, this is the sole remaining Second Empire building in Vernon. This style became the official style for federal buildings in Canada in the 1870s and 1880s. This building, built in 1893, is now a dentist office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Vertical Lift Railway Bridge Built in Canada - Kamloops, BC

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This railway bridge is on the Canadian National's main transcontinental line and, as such, sees a lot of traffic. It makes for a great train watching spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest natural cave of the Palatinate - Bärenhöhle - Rodalben/Germany

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Die Bärenhöhle ist die größte natürliche Felsenhöhle der Pfalz. The Bear Cave is the largest natural cave in the Palatinate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KaPsTeam

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Public Airport In Arkansas - Huntsville AR

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This airport, at an elevation of 1,748 this airport qualifies as the Arkansas public airport at the highest elevation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Public Building in Kamloops, BC - St. Andrew’s on the Square

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Standing majestically on the corner of Seymour Street and Second Avenue, St. Andrew's is the oldest public building in Kamloops, having been built in 1887. It was originally built as a Presbyterian Church on land donated by the CPR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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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: 9/22/2014

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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: 9/2/2014

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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: 10/23/2014

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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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SuperlativesTALLEST -- Wooden Mill in the Netherlands

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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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