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Old November 19th, 2005, 12:53 AM   #161
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New Mexico, USA....."Land of Enchantment"
















































































































































A breathtaking State of America
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Old November 20th, 2005, 05:43 AM   #162
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The Great Lakes are a gift that we often take for granted. Don't they all collectively contain half the world's fresh water? Americans (and Canadians) are spoiled in having those suckers.
The Chicago Sun-Times (which I got for free on friday for some reason) had an article about the pact to keep Great Lakes water in the Watershed and said they contain 1/5 of the world's fresh water and 90% of North America's.
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Old November 21st, 2005, 05:41 AM   #163
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The Chicago Sun-Times (which I got for free on friday for some reason) had an article about the pact to keep Great Lakes water in the Watershed and said they contain 1/5 of the world's fresh water and 90% of North America's.
Yes, they contain 20% of the world's fresh water.

Here is a shot of the Minnesota coastline of Lake Superior:

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Old November 23rd, 2005, 04:50 AM   #164
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Old November 23rd, 2005, 05:18 AM   #165
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My pics of......................



Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta, Georgia



People Relaxing in the Park:
--Notice the Georgia Aquarium, too!



SunTrust Plaza From a Street Corner Near the Park:



Part of the Skyline:



More of the Skyline:



The Midtown Skyline:
--Notice 1180 Peachtree in the middle!



The Reflecting Pool:



The Monument to All Olympic Athletes:
--This serves as a way for visitors to remember the many athletes who have participated in the Olympics.
(R-L): An athlete from the ancient Greek games, an athlete of the first modern games (Athens, 1896), and an athlete from the Centnnial Games (Atlanta, 1996, of course).




One of the Park's Many Ponds:





The Olympic Torch and the Georgia Aquarium:



The Olympic Rings Fountain:
--Sadly, the fountain has been turned off for the season.



A Monument to All Those Who Participated in the Centennial Olympic Games:



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Old November 23rd, 2005, 05:32 AM   #166
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Fantastic thread, definitley my favorite, ever!

here are some more California pics.


The beautiful Lake Tahoe..





Los Angeles Sports Stadiums/Arenas















LA at night



LA from Mount Wilson



Big Bear from Mount Wilson



more to come..
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Old November 23rd, 2005, 06:24 AM   #167
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this thread is DA SHIZ!

but the only thing missing is some Kwame
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Old November 23rd, 2005, 06:34 AM   #168
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but the only thing missing is some Kwame
And his Mommy...
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Old November 23rd, 2005, 07:19 AM   #169
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Best thread ever.
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Old November 23rd, 2005, 09:40 PM   #170
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P - P - P

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Pittsburgh




Portland

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Old November 23rd, 2005, 10:07 PM   #171
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S - S - S

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Old November 24th, 2005, 09:14 AM   #172
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The Twin Cities in one shot -- Saint Paul in the foreground, Minneapolis in the background:

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Old November 24th, 2005, 06:34 PM   #173
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Kingda Ka, the worlds tallest and fastest coaster(456ft, and 128mph) located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ.

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Old November 24th, 2005, 06:57 PM   #174
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What, no pics of the BIGGEST Lake in the world?

Minnesota

Lake Superior:





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Old November 25th, 2005, 06:23 AM   #175
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Notihng more American than seeing Phish. Here are some good Phish Festivals from above.









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Old November 29th, 2005, 06:14 AM   #176
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Old December 10th, 2005, 09:47 PM   #177
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How about Missouri?

I haven't seen enough St. Louis in here, so let me share -








Oh...and I am from Springfield Missouri, which has little to offer...but here is a sampling anyway.



Missouri State University:

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Old December 12th, 2005, 06:59 AM   #178
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Nice.
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Old March 30th, 2006, 09:00 AM   #179
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