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|Where is the 007 jump set up located?|
On the Verzasca dam wall, at the beginning of the Verzasca Valley (Tessin, Southern Switzerland). The Lake behind the dam is the Lake of Vogorno, the closest city is Locarno. You may drive up into the Verzasca Valley from a village named Gordola,: after just about 2 Km, you will suddenly face the wall in all its majesty: it cannot be missed! The jump...
|Wave jumping jet ski off the Maroochy river mouth.||10/21/2009||1,438|
|Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze (en: Paul Ausserleitner hill) is a ski jumping venue in Bischofshofen, Austria. It is one of the more important venues in the FIS Ski jumping World Cup, annually hosting the fourth and final competition of the prestigious Four Hills Tournament. It is named after Paul Ausserleitner, an Austrian ski jumper who died of the consequences of a fall on this hill in 1952.||05/28/2008||613|
|The gray land here looks like a seal jumping out of water. (Picture the green parts as the sky, and the blue water is, well, the ocean.)||02/18/2009||547|
|Gross-Titlis-Schanze (en: Large Titlis hill) is a ski jumping venue in Engelberg, Switzerland. It is named after the local mountain of Titlis. It is a regular venue in the FIS Ski jumping World Cup.|
|The Bridge crossing the Bow River in Calgary, Alberta. It was originally called the MacArthur Bridge, but it was destroyed in a flood in 1915. In 2000, the bridge was restored and renovated. The bridge features four lions atop the sides of the bridge.||07/04/2007||704|
|Novy most (The New Bridge) is well know as Most SNP (Bridge of SNP), which was former name of the bridge. Special for this bridge is it's restaurant that looks like an UFO. It's name is Bystrica but unfotunately nowadays you can't have lunch there because it's closed.||10/21/2005||793|
|Letalnica is a ski flying hill located in Planica, Slovenia. It's the biggest jumping hill in the world, sometimes called "the mother of all jumping hills".|
If you notice it has a map quirk. The hills arend alligned with eachother.
The first ski jumping hill was constructed before 1930 at the slope of the Ponca mountain. In 1934 Stanko Bloudek constructed...
|The Causey Arch is a bridge near Stanley in County Durham. It is the world’s oldest surviving railway bridge.|
It was built in 1725-26 by architect Ralph Wood, funded by a conglomeration of coal-owners known as the "Grand Allies" (founded by Colonel Liddell and the Hon. Charles Montague). Two tracks crossed the Arch — one to take coal to the River Tyne, and the other for the retur...
|Historical bridge in Duluth,MN. This bridge began as an aerial transfer bridge, the first of only two such bridges ever constructed in the United States. Originally built in 1905, the bridge was upgraded in 1930 to the current lifting design and continues to operate today. The bridge can be raised in 55 seconds and goes up 25-30 times daily during busy parts of the shipping season. The span is ...||01/23/2007||748|
|Karluv Most, the famous Charles Bridge.|
The oldest bridge in Prague, built in the place of Judita's Bridge, badly damaged by a flood in 1342. The Stone or Prague Bridge since 1870 called Charles Bridge, was built by at the behest of Charles IV in the year 1357.
The construction was started by Master Otto and finished by Peter Parler in 1402. Both ends of the bridge are fortified by to...
|Near the village of Milton in West Dunbartonshire lies the Overtoun Bridge; an arch bridge which has become famous for the bizzarely large number of dogs who have leapt over the side to their death.|
Built in 1895 by Lord Overtoun, the Victorian bridge stands 50 feet over the Overtoun Burn which flows below. The dog jumping phenomenon started sometime in the 1950s continuing to be...