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Old September 16th, 2016, 08:22 PM   #41
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Motorway extremes in Finland. It's been 4 years since my last post on this topic, time for an update.

Northernmost: 29/E8 in Tornio; northwestern terminus, 65°50'N 24°12'E
Westernmost: 3/E12 in Vaasa; northwestern terminus, 63°5'N 21°37'E
Southernmost: 51 in Kirkkonummi; between Kirkkonummi and Tolsa interchanges, 60°7'N, 24°28'E
Easternmost: 6/9 in Reijola, Joensuu; southeastern terminus, 62°33'N 29°50'E
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Old September 16th, 2016, 08:48 PM   #42
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Spain:

- North: A-8 near Cudillero
- East: C-31 near Palafrugell
- South: GC-1 near Maspalomas (A-7 near Algeciras in mainland Spain)
- West: TF-1 near Tijoco bajo (AG-11 near Ribeira in mainland Spain)
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And for roads overall:
North: End of road at Estaca de Bares point
South: End of HI-4 at La Restinga (Mainland: Street in Tarifa)
East: End of Me-3 (Mainland: End of road at Creus cape)
West: End of HI-504 (Mainland: End of road at Touriñan cape)
Also:
Highest motorway: A-1 Somosierra tunnel (southern portal): 1,444 m (4,737 ft)
Highest paved road: A-395 Güéjar Sierra (Sierra Nevada): 2,530 m (8,300 ft). From that point it's still paved but is not accessible.
Lowest motorway: A-31 in the port of Alicante?
Lowest paved road: Again, some road in the port of Alicante


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Old September 16th, 2016, 09:27 PM   #43
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What about Ronda Litoral in Barcelona? Could those tunnels be below sea level? There are also some tunnels at the Vigo waterfront road.
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Old September 16th, 2016, 11:59 PM   #44
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I think he said Alicante because this city is/was the reference for the mean sea level in Spain.
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Old September 17th, 2016, 01:41 AM   #45
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What about Ronda Litoral in Barcelona? Could those tunnels be below sea level? There are also some tunnels at the Vigo waterfront road.
Maybe -1 or -2 metres near Barceloneta,not more. Mostly it is on 0 because squares above it are on +2 or more.
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Old September 17th, 2016, 07:59 PM   #46
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What about Ronda Litoral in Barcelona? Could those tunnels be below sea level? There are also some tunnels at the Vigo waterfront road.
Oh, sure. I thought the A-31 in the port of Alicante was the lowest because, as verreme said, that port has historically been the reference for the sea level in Spain. Another serious contender could be the A-8 tunnel below the Ría de Villaviciosa (Asturias). The ría itself is at 3 m a.s.l.. The GC-1 in Las Palmas has some tunnels quite close to the sea too.



What about the US?
Highest paved road: Mount Evans Scenic Byway: 14,130 ft / 4,310 m
Highest freeway: I-70 Eisenhower Tunnel (west portal): 11,158 ft / 3,401 m
Lowest paved road: Badwater road, Death Valley: -279 ft / -85 m
Lowest freeway: ?

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Old September 19th, 2016, 12:02 AM   #47
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What's the longest route that you can take from one place to another (direct)? Somewhere in Alaska to somewhere in Chile or Argentina? Somewhere in Britain to somewhere in Vietnam?
May be from Faro (Portugal) to Vladisvostok (Russia)
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Old September 20th, 2016, 11:41 PM   #48
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Cabo de São Vicente (southwesternmost Portugal) - Khassan (Russia - border with DPRK) : 14057 km by road
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Old September 21st, 2016, 12:13 AM   #49
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Magadan-Cape Town?
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Old September 21st, 2016, 12:52 AM   #50
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Magadan-Cape Town?
https://www.google.it/maps/dir/Magad...!2d-33.9248685
The longest route must be from Magadan to some places in South Africa.
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