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North America’s tallest bridge towers and pylons (Las torres y pilones de puentes más altos de América del Norte)

The following list identifies the tallest bridge towers and pylons in North America. Such support structures are principally found on cable-stayed and suspension bridges and the height is measured from ground or water level to the top of the tower/pylon. … Continue reading

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Estadios de béisbol mas grandes de America Latina (Largest baseball stadiums of Latin America)

Estadio de Béisbol Monterrey – Source: facebook.com/EstadiosDeMexico/posts/estadio-de-beisbol-monterrey-la-casa-de-los-sultanes-de-monterrey-en-la-lmb-y-lm/3118047278255427/ Estadio Nacional de Dennis Martínez, Nicaragua – Source: gomezvazquez.international/opening-of-the-dennis-martinez-stadium _________ La siguiente lista identifica aquellos estadios en América Latina que se utilizan principalmente o en su totalidad para el béisbol. Estas impresionantes instalaciones … Continue reading

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Rail transit north and south of the border

Below are some interesting data on North American rail transit systems operating outside the United States in Canada, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. They are listed by annual ridership (as of 2012, except Xochimilco). As is obvious from … Continue reading

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Soft drink terminology wars – pop vs. soda vs. coke

Below is a fascinating map that is being continually updated. It geographically depicts those parts of the nation that prefer to refer to soft drinks as “pop” or “soda,” or “coke.” You can participate in this study using this weblink. … Continue reading

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