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Attached File  ge3.jpg   139.2KB   13 downloadsIn fact these two are the closest in the World apart from the Vatican and Rome which are contiguous. Both sitting by the pool.


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I know the answer, but I'm going to let somebody else take a stab at it first.


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The closest in the world clue along with Rome and the Vatican got me thinking about capital cities: Kinshasa and Brazzaville! Across the Congo River from each other.


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Correct! In the first pic we saw the Palais de la Nation and the Mausoleum for the late President Kabila.

 

Take us somewhere new!


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Ok. I have a penchant for mountainous places. Name the mountain peak casting this shadow.

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Time for another image and another clue. The mountain is named for a particular feature of its shape.

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Ok, next image and clue. The tall north facing escarpment on this peak is mostly limestone.

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Well, this peak is a bit obscure. More clues. It's north face is one of the tallest cliffs of its kind and there are bristlecone pines nearby.


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Just a little obscure! :o  I'm thinking it might be Notch Peak in Utah. 2942 metres and right alongside Sawtooth Mountain.


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Kim, you got it! Yeah, being a climber I know many peaks known for climbing routes, not so famous otherwise. This is a big limestone/dolomite wall in the middle of very remote western Utah. Several routes up the north face. Here's a ground level photo.

 

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I hadn't seen this before a client asked me to add the location to a map. Apparently one of the biggest around.

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That's the Spring Temple Buddha, depicting Vairocana Buddha, located in the Zhaocun township of Lushan County, Henan, China.  Said to now be the tallest statue in the world at 153 meters.

 

 

33.775082°N 112.450925°E


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Right you are Dennis! Where will you take us now?


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A curious pattern in the trees.

 


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No one?  These are letters that could be seen by a golden hawk.

 


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