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SuperlativesLARGEST - Silver Objects in the World - Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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These two huge silver urns are located in the Diwan-i-Khas (private audience hall) of the City Palace in Jaipur the capital of the Indian Rajasthan state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST-OLDEST - church in Penticton, BC

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The first church built in Penticton, this little church was operated as St. Saviour's Anglican Church from 1905 until the completion of the new St. Saviour's Anglican in 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLa plus large Rose des vents du Québec. -Repentigny. -Laval. -Québec.

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La plus large Rose des vents du Québec. -Repentigny. -Laval. -Québec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member colibris7

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: 5/21/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Store in Batesville, MS

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Store founded in 1882, burnt down and rebuilt, so building not-so-much- but business is old

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Mississippi

date approved: 12/22/2015

last visited: never

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Built in Ontario in 1914 and assembled in Vernon, the S.S. Naramata sailed the Okanagan for over half a century, pushing barges up and down the lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Surviving Sternwheeler in British Columbia

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On the beach along Lakeshore Drive West in Penticton, the S. S. Sicamous made her last commercial run down Okanagan Lake nearly 80 years ago, in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Bronze Model of a Roman City - Augst, BL, Switzerland

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The 3D map of Augusta Raurica in front of the Roman museum of Augst is the largest bronze model of a Roman city ever made.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Natural Lake in the State of Missouri

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Creve Coeur Lake is the largest natural lake in the State of Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesMOST ACTIVE -- Volcano - Volcano, HI

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Welcome to the most active volcano in the WORLD!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Hawaii

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: 4/27/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Artificial Satellite - Washington, D.C.

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One of the most monumental moments in human history is on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- All Sports Store in the World - Scheels in Sparks, NV

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Scheels All Sports Store is located at the Legends Outlet Store Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: 1/3/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Meteorite in California - Barstow, CA

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This is the second largest in the United States and the first largest in the state of California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: 2/23/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Cambridgeshire - St Bene't Church, Bene't Street, Cambridge, UK

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St Bene't Anglican church and its small churchyard are tucked away on the south east side of Bene't Street in Cambridge. The tower of the church and some other parts are original and date from the 11th, possibly 10th, century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Public Bridge Observatory in the World - Penobscot Narrows Bridge - Bucksport, ME

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The poster in the elevator lobby of the observatory states, that at an elevation of 420 ft, the observatory within this cable-stayed suspension bridge is the tallest bridge observatory in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST/OLDEST Cantilever Support - Eads Bridge - St Louis MO

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The Eads Bridge was the first bridge to be built using cantilever support methods exclusively, and one of the first to make use of pneumatic caissons.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: 10/8/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST-- Dragon Tree in the World

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The worlds oldest Dragon Tree grows in the heart of Icod de Los Vinos, on Tererife in the Canary Islands of Spain. The tree is indigenous to the Canary Islands, Madeira, Cape Verde and more recently found in Morocco and introduced to the Azores.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member arby101ca

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: 3/13/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Radio Observatory in Canada - Kaleden, BC

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No, it wasn't developed to spy on radios, but on the rest of the universe in the radio frequency spectrum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOnly - Camel Research Center in Asia - Bikaner, India

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This unique and world famous Research Center on Camels is located on Bikaner-Jodhpur Highway at about 10 km from Bikaner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: India

date approved: 12/8/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesMOST EXPENSIVE - Roller Coaster in the World.

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Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain. A steel Roller Coaster said to cost $100,000,000. making it the most expensive roller coaster in the World. Located at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park, in Orlando, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 12/8/2015

last visited: 12/26/2013

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SuperlativesONLY - Unchanged Loyalist Church in North America - Middleton, NS

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Completed in 1791, this long-lived old Anglican church has had ample time to become a local landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 12/8/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST VFW Post in Texas - San Antonio, TX

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VFW Post 76 was chartered June 15, 1917.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/8/2015

last visited: never

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"Established in 1998 on Main Street, this is the only working historical post office in the nation. Visitors can retrace the steps of the Chickasaws or learn of the hardships of the pioneers." ~ Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Mississippi

date approved: 12/1/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Shoe Store in America - Belfast, ME

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Colburn Shoe Store has a sign stating that it is the oldest shoe store in America, established in 1832.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 11/30/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Weekly Newspaper in Maine - Belfast, ME

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These are the new offices for the Republican-Journal in Belfast, which the sign claims to be the oldest weekly newspaper in Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 11/30/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST Building in Falls County - Marlin, TX

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In 1929, Conrad Hilton built his eighth Hilton Hotel in his chain in Marlin. It was a nine-floor, 110 room hotel, which could be seen for miles from the city limits of Marlin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/30/2015

last visited: never

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