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SuperlativesBUSIEST -- Airport in Nevada - Las Vegas, NV

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The largest and most busiest airport in the state is located in sin city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 3/30/2016

last visited: 3/4/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- National Park in the Continental US, Death Valley National Park CA

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Death Valley National Park is the largest national park in the Continental United States

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 3/29/2016

last visited: 3/6/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Capstone, Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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The Tinkinswood lime stone capstone is the largest known capstone in Europe and would have taken 200 men to lift it to its current position, which they did 6000 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST- Railroad locomotive in the world -St. Louis MO

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Union Pacific's Centennial locomotive 6944

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest Nécropole de l'imigration Russe, Ste Geneviève des Bois, Essonne, France

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Le Cimetière de Liers est la plus grande nécropole de l'émigration russe au monde / The Liers Cemetery is the largest cemetery of the Russian emigration in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: 3/24/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Electric Co-Op in the US, Johnson City TX

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The State historic marker at the Perdinales Electric Cooperative HQ tells how the boy who grew up across the street brought electric power to the Texas Hill Country, and created what is the USA's largest electric cooperative.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: 12/20/2015

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Hiking Path Footbridge Geierlay - Mörsbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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The suspension bridge Geierlay (official name) or short Geierlay is a pedestrian rope bridge between villages Hunsrücker Mörsdorf and Sosberg. They crossed the river valley Mörsdorfer and, with its 360 m length as the longest suspension bridge in Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: 5/21/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Protestant Church in Orange County - Costa Mesa, CA

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This church is the oldest Protestant Church building in the county!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/23/2016

last visited: 7/4/2016

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SuperlativesONLY - Brick font in Norfolk - Potter Heigham, Norfolk, England

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A 15th century brick built baptism font in St Nicholas' church, Potter Heigham, Norfolk, England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - State Building in Maryland - Annapolis, MD

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The oldest state building in Maryland is the Old Treasury Building, on the grounds of the current capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/18/2016

last visited: 9/26/2015

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SuperlativesONLY -- Remaining Riverine Lighthouse in Virginia - Alexandria, VA

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The Jones Point Lighthouse is located just above the nation's oldest monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Brick Building in Charlottetown, PEI

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Built of brick in 1832 to 1834 by the wife of the owner of a brickyard, this building was the only one in the area to survive the 1857 fire which razed the rest of the block.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Bridge in the United States that Crosses Three Jurisdiction Borders - Washington, DC

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Other superlatives of the bridge include shortest segment of Interstate Highway along state lines. The bridge is in three jurisdiction. The Commonwealth of Virginia on the west, the State of Maryland on the east. The District of Colombia in between.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/16/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Surviving 19th Century Transportation Site in Alexandria - Alexandria, VA

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An old abandoned railroad tunnel has been turned into a popular jogging path.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/15/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesYOUNGEST, OLDEST, and MOST - Association of Professional Surfers Championships - Cocoa Beach, FL

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A statue and plaque of professional surfer, Kelly Slater, is located in front of the Ron Jon Surf Shop at 4151 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Florida

date approved: 3/15/2016

last visited: 7/12/2016

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SuperlativesLONGEST -- Pier on the Pacific - Santa Cruz, CA

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The Santa Cruz Warf is the longest pier of any type along the Pacific Coast of North America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/14/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Liverpool, NS

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By eight years, Trinity Anglican is the oldest standing church in Liverpool, the nearest contender for the title being Saint Gregory's Roman Catholic Church, less than 200 feet away, built in 1829.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 3/13/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Continuous newspaper in Monroe County MO - Paris MO

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OLDEST Continuous newspaper in Monroe County MO - Paris MO

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/13/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Continuous Stream Gauging in New Hampshire - Plymouth, NH

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This sign states that this site is the longest continuous stream gauging in New Hampshire, starting in 1886.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 3/12/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - African Baptist Church in Nova Scotia - Monastery, NS

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This country church was built in 1821 by its congregation, which consisted of “loyalist Blacks” who settled in Nova Scotia after the American Revolutionary war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 3/12/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Antiques Market in the World - Saint-Ouen, France

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[FR] Il est la plus importante concentration d'antiquaires et de brocanteurs du monde. [EN] Paris' flea market, considered the highest concentration of antique dealers and second-hand furniture dealers in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Double-Swing-Span Bridge in the US - Yorktown, VA

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A large automobile bridge that crosses the York River, is the largest double swing span bridge in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/6/2016

last visited: 9/12/2013

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Hospital in Kreis Neuwied

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One of the largest Hospitals in northern Rhineland Paletinate and largest Hospital in Kreis Neuwied. Eines der größten Krankenhäuser im nördlichen Rheinland-Pfalz aber sicher das größte im Kreis Neuwied.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 3/6/2016

last visited: 5/8/2016

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SuperlativesONLY - Remaining Quaker House in Dartmouth, NS

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Both a municipally and provincially registered historic site, the Quaker House is the last surviving of the dozen or so Quaker houses built in Dartmouth in the late eighteenth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 3/6/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Remaining Eighteenth Century Store in Nova Scotia

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The Ross-Thomson House is one of several eighteenth century houses remaining near the Shelburne Harbour waterfront. It is today the only remaining eighteenth century store in Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 3/3/2016

last visited: never

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