Friday, September 14, 2012

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World


The Steepest Street in the World (Dunedin, New Zealand)

Posted: 13 Sep 2012 03:41 PM PDT

New Zealand is home to the world's steepest street. In the delightfully Scottish-influenced city of Dunedin on the South Island, Baldwin Street obtains a slope of 19 degrees or 35 percent (that is, travel 2.86 metres for a one metre vertical rise). Over 161 metres, the street rises 47 metres in height. Joggers exercise on the street every day while it is a serious test of car brakes. Proudly...

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