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Old November 9th, 2009, 09:00 PM   #21681
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It's not a lake. It's an extension of Dubai Creek. It's not complete yet.
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Old November 9th, 2009, 09:57 PM   #21682
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And the water is just ground water penetrating the perimeter, not sea water from Dubai Creek, to whom is not yet connected.
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Old November 9th, 2009, 10:00 PM   #21683
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Old November 9th, 2009, 10:31 PM   #21684
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Old November 9th, 2009, 11:23 PM   #21685
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really makes a statement! sure makes nearby supertalls looks puny.
hey did we end up giving burj dubai a new category? megatall? 500m+?
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Old November 9th, 2009, 11:33 PM   #21686
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09/November/2009

Burj Dubai and Sheikh Zayed Road

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Old November 9th, 2009, 11:42 PM   #21687
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So, any guesses on the final height?
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Old November 9th, 2009, 11:51 PM   #21688
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Click here or on above image for large format

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Old November 9th, 2009, 11:51 PM   #21689
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Either 818 or 824 meters depending on how they measure it.

And DD, you have done it again. That picture is awesome.
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Old November 10th, 2009, 02:38 AM   #21690
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Old November 10th, 2009, 04:07 AM   #21691
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Me siento orgulloso de la gran capacidad del ser humano para lograr lo que creemos imposible y esta torre es un ejemplo de la unidad de mentes, felicidades! saludos
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Old November 10th, 2009, 07:41 AM   #21692
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really makes a statement! sure makes nearby supertalls looks puny.
hey did we end up giving burj dubai a new category? megatall? 500m+?
I keep trying to get a slack water so reflection would be perfect.

Then I could take the picture of the longest reflection in the world

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Old November 10th, 2009, 08:55 AM   #21693
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what are these eiffel tower like things in this picture?
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Old November 10th, 2009, 08:58 AM   #21694
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And the water is just ground water penetrating the perimeter, not sea water from Dubai Creek, to whom is not yet connected.
Is it possible that there is ground water in a desert that close to the surface?
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Old November 10th, 2009, 10:24 AM   #21695
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what are these eiffel tower like things in this picture?
Its the new Business Bay Crossing


above picture copy right to GULF NEWS newspaper based in the UAE


in this Imre picture you can see the huge difference between the older bridge crossing and then new one , its an old one though since now the bridge is being used
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Old November 10th, 2009, 10:54 AM   #21696
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Come on, how can you mistaken the Business Bay Crossing (1st pic) with the Garhood bridge (2nd pic)???
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Old November 10th, 2009, 10:55 AM   #21697
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Is it possible that there is ground water in a desert that close to the surface?
Have you ever been to the beach? Have you ever dug a hole there?
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Old November 10th, 2009, 11:03 AM   #21698
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Old November 10th, 2009, 11:12 AM   #21699
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LOL, my picture (post 21681) is the crappiest of them all ... and gerald.b has yet to post his. It seams the wide-angle lens (which i don't have yet) is a must.
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Old November 10th, 2009, 11:30 AM   #21700
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Come on, how can you mistaken the Business Bay Crossing (1st pic) with the Garhood bridge (2nd pic)???
you can still see it xD

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