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Boron, California

and is the location of the world's largest source of the boron compound boric acid. Boron is a hinterland community on the western edge of the Mojave Desert. Within a half day's drive one can view the highest and lowest points in the contiguous 48 states of the United States (Mount Whitney and Death Valley), the world's oldest tree (the Bristlecone Pine), and the cities of both Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Boron is home to the U.S. Borax Boron Mine, California's largest open-pit

Tinto Minerals (formerly U.S. Borax (Pacific Coast Borax Company)). This is operated as an open-pit mine (Open-pit mining), which is the largest open-pit mine in California. ftp.dir.ca.gov minerals.usgs.gov This mine supplies nearly half of the world's supply of refined borates.

successors have obtained all their borax minerals from the Suckow claims for more than 75 years, and estimate remaining deposits will last for nearly as long. It is now California's largest open-pit mine (Open-pit mining), which is also the largest borax mine in the world. U.S. Borax In 1956, the Pacific Coast Borax Company merged with United States Potash Corporation to form '''U.S. Borax''', which itself was acquired by the Rio Tinto Group in 1967. As a wholly owned subsidiary


Hants County, Nova Scotia

Railway (Canada) Midland Railway was also built through the County (1901), connecting Windsor and Truro. The county is noted for very large deposits of gypsum, some of which was at one time shipped from Walton, Nova Scotia. The world's largest open pit Gypsum mine is located in Milford, East Hants and currently produces approximately 8,000 tons of gypsum daily. George Elliot Clarke's poem, "West Hants County", tells of the difficult condition of black workers


Waikiki

of the University of Hawai ako (University of Hawai'i at Manoa) and Waikīkī (Waikiki) and the home of Ala Moana Center, the "World's largest open air shopping center" and the largest shopping mall in Hawaii. Ala Moana

. Numerous hotels, shops, and nightlife opportunities are located along Kalakaua and Kuhio Avenues. It is a popular location for visitors and locals alike and attracts millions of visitors every year. A majority of the hotel rooms on Oahu are located in Waikīkī. * Ala Moana is a district between Kaka ako (Kakaako) and Waikīkī (Waikiki) and the home of Ala Moana Center, the "World's largest open air shopping center" and the largest shopping mall in Hawaii. http


Fushun

. It has developed as a thriving center for fuel, power and raw materials and is also offering more and more opportunities in textiles and electronics. The world's largest open-pit coal mine, known as the Magnificent West Pit, is located not far from downtown. It has been in operation since about the 12th century. Fushun has a major aluminum-reduction plant and factories producing automobiles, machinery, chemicals, cement, and rubber. The total GDP of the city of Fushun was 54.27 billion yuan

Wanghua District lat long directions Just south of the city phone +86 41 3254 8859 tollfree fax hours price content This National Industrial Tourist Exemplary Spot is the largest open cast coal mine in Asia. It is 6.6 kilometers from east to west, north to south it is 2 km wide, with a total area of 13.2 square kilometers. The vertical depth is 388 meters mining. The site opened in 1914 and continues in use to this day. Shuncheng District (顺城区; ''Shùnchéngqū


Ulan-Ude

in Ulan Ude.jpg thumb The largest head of Soviet (Soviet Union) leader Vladimir Lenin ever built is in Ulan-Ude thumb Odigitrievsky Cathedral (File:Odigitrievsky Cathedral, Ulan Ude.jpg) The ''Ethnographic Museum (Ulan-Ude Ethnographic Museum) of the peoples of Transbaikal'' is one of Russia's largest open-air museums. The museum contains historical finds from the era of the Slab Grave Culture and the Xiongnu until the mid 20th century, including a unique collection


Swakopmund

. The peaks stand out dramatically from the flat surrounding plains. The highest peak is about 700m above the floor of the desert below. A minor peak – the Little Spitzkoppe – lies nearby at an elevation of 1584 metres above sea level. Other prominences stretch out into a range known as the Pontok Mountains. The '''Rössing Uranium Mine''' in Namibia is one of the largest open pit uranium mines (uranium mining) in the world and is located in the Namib Desert near


Udon Thani

March 27, 2012 after a massive renovation and expansion. Landmark Plaza has the second largest cineplex in Udon Thani, SF Cinema City (SF Group). The third cineplex is Nevada at IT Plaza. The shopping mall, UDTOWN, opened in winter 2009. In a park-like setting on an area of 38,000 m² (24 rai), UDTOWN is Thailand's largest open air shopping center. References


Kisumu

#By matatu matatus , buses, or you can simply rent a car. See In Kisumu * *


Walvis Bay

; Luanda, Angola; Walvis Bay, Southwest Africa (now Namibia); Cape Town, South Africa; Port Elizabeth, South Africa; Durban, South Africa; Lourenço Marques (now Maputo), Mozambique; and Mombasa, Kenya. - align center February 28 bgcolor #DDFFDD The Republic of South Africa transfers sovereignty of Walvis Bay to the '''Republic of Namibia'''. - The '''Rössing Uranium Mine''' in Namibia is one of the largest open pit uranium


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