Tag: bridges

Jan 6, 2013

Picture of the Day: Hanging Bridge in the Zillertal Alps

Picture of the Day: Hanging Bridge in the Zillertal Alps

Hanging Bridge in the Zillertal Alps Photograph by Böhringer Friedrich A family is spotted crossing the Drahsteg pedestrian hanging bridge in the Zillertal Alps in Austria. The Zillertal Alps are a mountain range of the Central Eastern Alps on the border of Austria and Italy. The range is named after the Zillertal…

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Nov 20, 2012

Picture of the Day: Sunrise Over London’s Tower Bridge

Picture of the Day: Sunrise Over London’s Tower Bridge

SUNRISE OVER LONDON’S TOWER BRIDGE Photograph by Jason Pope In this stunning photograph by amateur photographer Jason Pope, we see a beautiful sunrise over the Tower Bridge in London, England. According to the Daily Mail, the photo was taken at 7am from the sixth floor office of the Northern and Shell building…

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Nov 11, 2012

Picture of the Day: Bridge to the Unknown

Picture of the Day: Bridge to the Unknown

BRIDGE TO THE UNKNOWN Photograph by StrapOnPhildo on Reddit In this great capture by Reddit user StrapOnPhildo, we see the photographer’s friend venturing across an abandoned logging bridge just as it begins to snow. According to highestbridges.com, this is the Vance Creek Bridge near Shelton, Washington, USA. It is purportedly the second…

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Jul 23, 2012

12 Amazing Animal Bridges Around the World

12 Amazing Animal Bridges Around the World

Animals bridges, which may also be known as ecoducts or wildlife crossings, are structures that allow animals to safely cross human-made barriers like highways. A wildlife crossing is the broadest term and can include: underpass tunnels, viaducts, overpasses and bridges, amphibian tunnels, fish ladders, culvets and green roofs. [Source] Wildlife crossings are a practice…

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Jun 9, 2011

The Tallest Bridge in the World [20 pics]

The Tallest Bridge in the World [20 pics]

Photograph by Mickbab Located in Southern France, the Millau Viaduct is the tallest bridge in the world. Constructed in three short years, the bridge is an engineering and architectural marvel. At its highest point, the bridge soars 343 meters (1,125 ft) above ground, that’s 19 meters (62 ft) taller than the Eiffer Tower! Check…

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