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|Life-sized statue of the world's tallest man(2.72m) Robert Pershing Wadlow located near his place of birth in Alton, Illinois.|
|The tallest lighthouses in Portugal (Farol de Aveiro ou da Barra)and the second one in Europ, is situated and Praia da Costa Nova (Costa Nova do Prado), with its typical houses called Palheiros (they are characterized for fronts in wood or concrete, listed with lively and cheerful colors alternated with the white color) and fish market.|
In Barra, one can find the tallest Portugue...
|The Lighthouse of Alexandria (or the Pharos of Alexandria, Greek: ὁ Φάρος τῆς Ἀλεξανδρείας) was a tower built in the 3rd century BC (between 285 and 247 BC) on the island of Pharos in Alexandria, Egypt, to serve as that port's landmark, and later, its lighthouse.|
With a hei...
|Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, Ponce Inlet, FL. The third tallest lighthouse in the United States mainland. ||03/15/2006||378|
|Since 1964 the city of Union,NJ. has claimed to have the tallest water sphere in the world. The water tower is 212' high and holds 250,000 gallons of water.||01/24/2007||504|
|Point Perpendicular and the lighthouse are one of Jervis Bay's most distinctive and powerful landmarks. In 1995 the Australian Maritime Safety Authority handed over management of the Point Perpendicular Lighthouse to the RAN, enabling the lighthouse and grounds to be managed as part of the Beecroft Weapons Range. The Point Perpendicular Lighthouse, built in 1899,is constructed of pre-cast c...||12/19/2007||555|
|The collection of the worlds 50 tallest towers. Measured in Meters and Feet. An interesting view for all TV Tower Junkies out there. If you are also a fan of skyscraperpage.com, this is my source you will really enjoy this collection. I am currently working on the top50. collected by Calenglinnar|
The 25 tallest towers in the world. New: This time with exact ...
|Built in baroque style between 1840 and 1845, the lighthouse was deactivated in 1957. In 1981 and 1982 it was restored to shelter the Jangadeiro Lighthouse Museum.||09/24/2005||397|
|In Triberg, Germany along the B33 road you find the world's tallest (and working!) cuckoo clock. |
Height: 4.50 metres, weight: 6 tons.
Triberg is a small city in the Black Forest and is well-known for it's cuckoo clocks (hence the big one). But in Triberg you find also the tallest waterfall in Germany.
|The Old lighthouse of Borkum was built in 1576 and is 45 meters high.|
When it burned out in 1879, the New Lighthouse was errected in a record-breaking construction time of a half year.
|The lighthouse on the Dutch waddeneiland schiermonnikoog has no official name. |
Year of build: 1853-1854
Hight: 37 meters
Light hight: 44 meters
Material: brick and nature stone
Monument: yes, since 1980
Radar: yes, since 1979
24 hours manned per day
Characteristics: From the lighthouse bulletins are supplied for coastal wat...
|Bornrif is a sandplate between the Nederlandse waddenislands Ameland and Terschelling. The lighthouse of Ameland is sometimes called Bornrif. Officialy the lighthouse doesn't have a name.|
Year of bild: 1880-1881
Hight: 55,3 meter
Lighthight: 58 meter
Material: cast iron
Monument: yes, since 1982
Radar: yes, since 1988