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SuperlativesBUSIEST pedestrian crossing in the world - Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo

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The pedestrian scramble in front of Shibuya station in Tokyo is said to be the busiest pedestrian crossing in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: Kanagawa, Japan

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLe jardin au plus grand nombre de sculpture,Laval sur le Lac,Québec

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Le jardin au plus grand nombre de sculpture. garden to the largest number of sculptures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member colibris7

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLe plus large tronc d' arbre sculpté a la scie mécanique,Saint-Sauveur,Québec

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Le plus large tronc d'arbre un pin de 150 ans sculpté a la scie mécanique. The larger a pine tree trunk 150 years carved a chainsaw.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member colibris7

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: 9/14/2014

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SuperlativesSHORTEST - Street in York - Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate, York, UK

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Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate is the name of the shortest street in the city of York. It is also the longest street name in York!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Covered Bridge in British Columbia

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This historic old bridge has been carrying traffic of one type or another over the Similkameen River for 107 years, as of 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest coal-fired power station in Czechia - Kadan, Czech Republic

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Elektrárny Prunérov, zkrácene EPRU I a EPRU II, jsou spolecne nejvetší tepelné elektrárny v CR. / The Prunérov Power Station is the largest coal-fired power station in the Czech Republic

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Hedley, BC

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The Methodist Church was the first, and for many years the only, church built in the mining town of Hedley. Moreover, it housed the first school in Hedley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in the Shuswap Valley Still on its Original Site

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This little wood frame church stands on the southwest corner of the intersection of Knight Avenue and Belvedere Street. It has stood there for 123 years, as of 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST truss bridge in Montana - Wolf Point (Montana) USA

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an abandoned truss bridge located on state highway 13 in the town of Wolf Point (Montana) USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Montana

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Tree in Paris - Paris, France

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Planted in 1601 by Jean Robin, botanist and gardener to the king. Today the tree is 15 meters high and 3.50 meters in circumference.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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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: never

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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: never

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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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