Friday, June 10, 2011

Top 11 Most Unique Roads in The World

Here’s the list of  top 11 most unique roads in the world. A road is an identifiable thoroughfare, route, way or path between two places which may or may not be available for use by public. If there is no road, it make us can not go to anywhere we want. There are many types of road in the world, such is below:

11. Youngas Road la Paz, Bolivia

Youngas road is known as “road of death”, and is a 61- (38 mi) or 69-km (43 mi) road, 56 km (35 mi) northeast of La Paz in the Yungas region of Bolivia.

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Youngas Road

10. Capulin Vulcano road, New Mexico

Capulin Volcano National Monument is located in Northeastern New Mexico. It rises steeply from the surrounding grassland plains to an elevation of 8,182 feet above sea level. The irregular rim of the crater is about a mile in circumference and the crater about 400 feet deep. Capulin Volcano is one of the outstanding landmarks located in the northeast corner of New Mexico, where the rolling grasslands meet the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

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Capulin Volcano

9. Trollstigen Rauma, Norway

Trollstigen is a mountain road in Rauma, Norway, part of Norwegian National Road 63 connecting Åndalsnes in Rauma and Valldal in Norddal. Overlooks the road with its bends and the Stigfossen waterfall. Stigfossen is a beautiful waterfall which falls 320 meters down the mountain side.

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Trollstigen Road

8.The high Five Interchange, Dallas, Texas

The High Five Interchange is a five-level freeway interchange, and  is the first five-level stack interchange in Dallas. In 2006, American Public Association choose the interchange as one of “Public Works Projects of the Year.”

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High Five Interchange

7. Lombard street, San Francisco

Lombard street is an east-west street in San Francisco, California. It is famous for having a steep, one-block section that consists of tight hairpin turns.

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Lombard Street

6. The Cherohala Skyway Robbinsville, N.C., US

This road is connect the two states, North Carolina and Tennessee, with a range of elevation from 270 m – 1620 m, Cherohala Skyway offers a unique view of American mountains.

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Cherohala Skyway

5. Highway 1, Iceland

Highway 1 is a main road  in Iceland  that runs around the island and connects all habitable parts of the country. The total length of the road is 1,339  (832 mi).

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Highway Iceland

4. The Atlanterhavsvien Møre og Romsdal, Norway

Atlanterhavsvien is the part of Norwegian national road 64 (Rv 64) that connects the island of Averøy  to Vevang, Eide, on the mainland; by extension, the road connects the cities of Kristiansund  and MoldeThe 8.3 km (5 mile) long road is built on several small islands and skerries, and is spanned by eight bridges and several landfills.

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Atlanterhavseins

3. Passo dello Stelvio Lombardy, Italy

The Passo dello Stelvio is located in Italy, at 2757 m (9045 feet) is the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps, and the second highest in the Alps, slightly below the Col de l’Iseran (2770 m, 9088 feet).The original road was built in 1820-25 by the Austrian Empire to connect the former Austrian province of Lombardia with the rest of Austria, covering a climb of 1871 m.

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Passo Dello Stelvio

2. Hana highway Maui, Hawaii

H?na Highway is the name given to the 68-mile (109 km) long stretch of Hawaii State Highways 36 and 360 which connect the population center of Kahului with the town of H?na  in east MauiAlthough H?na is only about 52 miles (84 km) from Kahului, a typical trip to H?na takes about three hours, as the road is very winding and narrow and passes over 59 bridges, 46 of which are only one-lane bridges, requiring oncoming traffic to yield and occasionally causing brief traffic jams if two vehicles meet head-on.

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Hana Highway Hawaii

1. Guoliang Tunnel Hunan, China

It took the time about five years to finish the 1,200-meter-long tunnel (a little less than a mile) which is about 5 meters high (15 ft) and 4 meters (12 ft) wide. with views of either side stone cliff, and also few of tunnel through the Taihang Mountains, are secured through the street who is going to be an unforgettable experience.

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Guoliang Tunnel

1 comments:

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Thank you for sharing this information with us! I didn't knew about these unique roads in the world. It would have been more interesting if you have shared the pictures of these roads.

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