Gravity Hill at Devou Park - Covington, KY
Posted by: cldisme
N 39° 05.147 W 084° 31.765
16S E 713687 N 4329201
Quick Description: Ridgeway Court surprises visitors with a gravity hill.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 7/19/2009 6:28:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM6TPG
The short stretch of Ridgeway Court with a tapering ridge to the north provides the optical illusion of a gravity hill. The slope of the road is slight, so vehicles cannot travel fast in neutral, but it does work.
Description of Effect (Natural Illusion, Man-made, Unknown): Natural Illusion
Description of Location: (Tourist, Rural, etc.): residential neighborhood
Website Reference (if available): http://en.allexperts.com/e/g/gr/gravity_hill.htm
Additional information that will help visitors at the site::
Go slow, be cautious, be courteous. This is a narrow residential street.
Admission (For tourist attractions): Not listed
Available hours (For tourist attractions): Not listed
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