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SuperlativesLARGEST - County in Missouri - Houston, MO

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TEXAS, of course - if it is going to be the largest it has to be TEXAS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Commercial building in Roseville CA

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The IOOF building was built above the store of Mr. Pratt. The date on the building is 1878.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTHICKEST European white elm (Ulmis laevis) in the Netherlands

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Thickest European white elm (Ulmis laevis)in Borculo (Eastern parts of the Netherlands). The tree is on private property but a public road is directly in front of the tree so it's easyly to be visited.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member eilers1

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: 1/31/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- equestrian statue in Czech Republic

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An equestrian statue of Jan Zizka of Trocnov at Vítkov Hill is the largest equestrian statue in Czech Republic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Petrs11

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: 4/19/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Earthquake Shake Tables in the USA - University of Nevada, Reno

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The Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory is located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Building in South Africa - Cape Town, South Africa

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Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 1/26/2014

last visited: 6/8/2014

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SuperlativesWIDEST staircase in Europe

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The Spanish Steps (Italian: Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti) are said to be the widest staircase in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 1/26/2014

last visited: 6/24/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - tree of Zlatá Koruna, Zlatá Koruna, okres Ceský Krumlov, CZ

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The oldest tree of Zlatá Koruna (and probably the entire protected area of Blansky Les), 700 years old.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Incorporated city in Saskatchewan, Gainsborough SK

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Gainsborough is the oldest incorporated village in the province of Saskatchewan. . .

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 8/5/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST city gate of Thuringia

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Das Nikolaitor ist das älteste Stadttor Thüringens | The Nikolaitor is the oldest city gate of Thuringia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 1/22/2014

last visited: 8/24/2009

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SuperlativesOldest - Lycée in Grenoble, Isère, France

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Founded in 1651, the lycée Stendhal is the oldest Lycée in Grenoble. It is located at 1 bis, place Jean-Achard, Grenoble, Isère, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 1/22/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Freestanding banana statue in the World - Melita MB

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The world's largest freestanding banana statue in the world is located in Melita MB, the heart of Manitoba's Banana Belt, where they don't grow bananas. Those quirky Canadians! :) We love them!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 1/16/2014

last visited: 8/3/2013

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SuperlativesONLY -- Electric Turtle Starting Gate in the World, Boissevain MB

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Just when you thought you had seen it ALL: the world's only electric starting gate for turtle races, right here in Boissevain MB.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 1/16/2014

last visited: 8/3/2013

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SuperlativesOldest Functioning Protestant Church in Malaysia.- Malacca, Malaysia

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Construction of this church was completed in 1753.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Malaysia

date approved: 1/16/2014

last visited: 8/15/1989

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SuperlativesFIRST - Bank of Montreal in British Columbia - New Denver, BC

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On the corner of Bellevue Avenue and 6th Avenue in downtown New Denver, this former Bank of Montreal is now the Silvery Slocan Museum amd Visitor Information Centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2014

last visited: 1/16/2014

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SuperlativesSMALLEST Church in the Netherlands - Kerkje "de Rietstap" - Dinxperlo

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The SMALLEST Roman Catholic church in the Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member eilers1

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/15/2014

last visited: 1/15/2014

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Mineral Water Bar in the World - Excelsior Springs, Mo.

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This two-story cut stone and concrete Art Deco building is located at 201 E. Broadway in Excelsior Springs, Mo., and is home to the world's longest mineral water bar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/15/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Continuously Operating Residence Halls in the Western United States - Lincoln Hall & Manzanita Hall

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Lincoln Hall, a men's residence hall and Manzanita Hall, an all-female residence hall are both located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/15/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Episcopal Church in Germany

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Die Hohe Domkirche St. Peter zu Trier ist die älteste Bischofskirche Deutschlands | The High Cathedral of St. Peter in Trier is the oldest Episcopal Church in Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/15/2014

last visited: 8/5/2013

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - Stonehenge in the World

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A limestone display of Stonehenge at a Harley Davidson shop in Bloomington, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team gEco Friendly

location: Indiana

date approved: 1/11/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesMOST international destinations in the world

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Der Flughafen Frankfurt am Main ist der Flughafen mit den weltweit meisten internationalen Flugzielen | Frankfurt Airport is the airport with the most international destinations in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 1/9/2014

last visited: 5/31/2009

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Free Standing Christmas Tree

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This transmission mast is regarded as the tallest free standing Christmas Tree in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member eikenboom

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 1/6/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- Statue in the United States - New York, NY

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The Statue of Liberty was built by French architecture Frederic Bartholdi and shipped from France to the U.S. in the 1880's as a gift. Now this huge monument has welcomed millions of people as they came to America looking for work and a better life.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: 8/31/2013

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SuperlativesONLY -- 3 Story Adobe Building Still in Use in California - Mariposa, CA

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The Fremont Adobe is is the first and oldest building in the county seat of Mariposa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Building in Mariposa - Mariposa, CA

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The Fremont Adobe is is the first and oldest building in the county seat of Mariposa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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