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The Bosphorus Bridge,in Istanbul.
The bridge is located between Ortakoy (European side) and Beylerbeyi (Asian side). It is a gravity anchored suspension bridge with steel pylons and inclined hangers. The aerodynamic deck is hanging on zigzag steel cables. It is 1,510 m long with a deck width of 39 m. The distance between the towers (main span) is 1,074 m (World rank: 13th) and their height over road level is 105 m. The clearance of the bridge from sea level is 64 m. It was the 4th longest suspension bridge in the world when completed in 1973, and the longest outside the USA.
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Aug 01 2008 23:23 GMT megmet PRO
A fabulous entry for the theme, I love the colours in the sky!
Aug 01 2008 23:38 GMT Mariamel
Thank you megmet :-)
Aug 02 2008 02:42 GMT jomoud PRO
A marvelous capture and great entry.
A gorgeous shot of a gorgeous structure
Have a wonderful weekend!

Aug 02 2008 16:45 GMT aquiles PRO
BELLÍSIMA Y POÉTICA IMAGEN !!!!!!!!!..

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