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|The fountain at Fountain Hills, Arizona, USA, has a column of water reaching 171.2-m (562 -ft) high. The Fountain is set in a 28 acre lake and spurts a column of water for 15 minutes every hour on the hour between 10 am and 9 pm.|
|Life-sized statue of the world's tallest man(2.72m) Robert Pershing Wadlow located near his place of birth in Alton, Illinois.|
|The Grande Dixence dam, in the canton of Valais in Switzerland, is at 285 metres high one of the worlds tallest dams. It holds back a lake, the Lac des Dix, around 16 km long.|
The top of the dam is at an altitude of 2,365 metres in a steep mountain valley. Tunnels bring the water to three power stations in the Rhone valley over 1,800 metres below.
The dam is situat...
|The sunsphere was the theme for the 1982 World's Fair. It was featured on the Simpons episode "Bart on the Road". They said it held a vast supply of wigs. Not true. It holds......air and dust. ||04/28/2006||491|
|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 ...
|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.
|collected links of the World Fairs 74-02 including:|
1967 - Montreal
1974 - Spokane
1982 - Knoxville
1984 - New Orleans
1986 - Vancouver
1988 - Brisbane
1992 - Genoa and Seville
1993 - Daejeon
1998 - Lisbon
2000 - Hannover
2002 - Biel, Neuchâtel, Murten, Yverdon-les-Bains
some are low-res, but Knoxv...
|At 380 metres this smoke stack is one of the tallest in the world. Unfortunatly, because of its hight, the range increases for acid rain.|
The nickel mine at Sudbury is also one of the worlds largest.
|This is the tallest waterfall in Germany. It's located in the very southeast corner of Germany, about 20 air miles south of Salzburg, Austria. The falls consist of three tiers, a large horsetail, a smaller plunge, and a series of cascades before the stream flows into Lake Königssee.|
It falls 469 meters (1540 feet) in 3 drops.
Photo taken in september with low water.
|The Jiaozhou Bay Bridge, the Qingdao Haiwan Bridge is the worlds longest brigde over water. It is 42,5 kilometres, 26.4 miles long and was opened on June 30, 2011.|
The bridge connects the city of Qingdao in the east/south with Jiaozhou in north/west and the Huangdao in the south/west across the waters of the northern part of Jiaozhou Bay. Tour creator: Tom Kjeldsen, created june ...
|Theme park Worlds of Fun (and Oceans of Fun waterpark) in Kansas City, Missouri||05/08/2006||536|
|The steel Marine Tower at Yama****a Park in Yokohama is 106 m (348 ft) high. It has a visibility range of 32 km (20 miles) and an observatory 100 m (328 ft) above the ground. Visitors can see Japan's Mount Fuji froim the observatory.|
The 2-story observation deck at a height of 100m above the ground offers a 360 degree panoramic view.