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Steepest Street in the World

Steepest Street in the World

Baldwin Street is the steepest street in the world. At its maximum, the slope of Baldwin Street is approximately 1:2.86 (19° or 35%) - that is, for every 2.86 metres travelled horizontally, the elevation rises by 1 metre.
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Pilatusbahn - steepest railway in the world

Pilatusbahn - steepest railway in the world

The Pilatus Bahn near Luzern (Switzerland) is the steepest railway in the world. To climt the maximum gradient of 48 % it uses a special rack rail system.
The kmz.-file shows the stations and line of this famous railway.
Additionally I featured two placemarks which show the scenic views from Pilatus Kulm down onto Luzern, the Vierwaldstätter See and the Rigi and towards the High A...
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Largest Airport (area) in the World - King Fahad International Airport

Largest Airport (area) in the World - King Fahad International Airport

King Fahad International Airport (IATA: DMM, ICAO: OEDF) is located near Dammam, Saudi Arabia. It is the largest airport in the world in terms of area, covering 780 km² (301 mi²), surpassing Montréal-Mirabel International Airport (including Mirabel's reserved but unused 356 km² (137 mi²)). It is slightly larger than the neighboring country of Bahrain.

Completed in 1999, King Faha...
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Croydon Airport 1945

Croydon Airport 1945

Croydon Airport (ICAO: EGCR) was an airport in South London which straddled the boundary between what are now the London boroughs of Croydon and Sutton. Croydon was the first airport in the world to introduce air traffic control, in 1921. It was the main airport for London before it was replaced by Northolt Aerodrome, London Heathrow Airport and London Gatwick Airport. Both the terminal buildin...
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Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport in 1936

Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport in 1936

Schiphol began as a military airfield in 1916 in the midst of World War One, when aviation became a major part of modern warfare. In 1920, as Europe entered peacetime, the airport became a civil aviation airport, leading to the first KLM flight taking place in the same year. Amsterdam hosted the 1928 Olympic Games, which prompted the City of Amsterdam to take over airport operations from the Mi...
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Barra Airport

Barra Airport

The Island of Barra is located near the southern tip of the Western Isles. The Airport lies on the north east coast of the island. Washed by the tide twice a day it is the only beach airport in the world to handle scheduled airline services. See http://www.hial.co.uk/barra-airport.html for more details
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Great Falls of the Potomac, VA

Great Falls of the Potomac, VA

The Great Falls of the Potomac display the steepest and most spectacular fall line rapids of any eastern river.
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Helsinki Malmi Airport

Helsinki Malmi Airport

Possibly the best-preserved pre-WWII international airport in the world, Helsinki-Malmi Airport in Finland has been selected twice (2003 and 2005) to the global List of 100 Most Endangered Sites by the World Monuments Fund. The Airport as a whole is also catalogued in the list of built cultural environments of national significance and in the Finnish selection of the international DoCoMoMo work...
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The Most North Commercial Airport

The Most North Commercial Airport

Svalbard Airport is the only airport in Svalbard,Norway. Started in 1973 and was officially opened in September 2, 1975,it is the most north airport for commercial purpose in the world.
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Amsterdam-Schiphol Bombed by the RAF in 1940

Amsterdam-Schiphol Bombed by the RAF in 1940

Schiphol began as a military airfield in 1916 in the midst of World War One, when aviation became a major part of modern warfare. In 1920, as Europe entered peacetime, the airport became a civil aviation airport, leading to the first KLM flight taking place in the same year. Amsterdam hosted the 1928 Olympic Games, which prompted the City of Amsterdam to take over airport operations from the Mi...
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Gabreski Airport, Westhampton Beach, NY

Gabreski Airport, Westhampton Beach, NY

In 1943, the Federal government built the airport for use as an Air Force base during World War II. After the war, it was given to Suffolk County. In 1951 it was reclaimed for the Korean War National Emergency. In 1960, it was leased by the US Air Force for an Air Defense Command Base, deactivated in 1969, then released bac...
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Luton Airport in 1945

Luton Airport in 1945

London Luton Airport (IATA: LTN, ICAO: EGGW) (previously called Luton International Airport) is an international airport located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) east of the town centre in the Borough of Luton in Bedfordshire, England and is 30.5 NM (56.5 km; 35.1 mi) north of Central London.

During World War II, it was a base for Royal Air Force fighters.

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