Dream Falls - Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Upper Tahquamenon Falls in Fall Color. Tahquamenon Falls State Park encompasses close to 50, 000 acres stretching over 13 miles. Most of this is undeveloped woodland without roads, buildings or power lines. The centerpiece of the park, and the very reason for its existence, is the Tahquamenon River with its waterfalls. The Upper Falls is one the largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi. It has a drop of nearly 50 feet and is more than 200 feet across. A maximum flow of more than 50, 000 gallons of water per second has been recorded cascading over these falls. Four miles downstream is the Lower Falls, a series of five smaller falls cascading around an island.
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Athletic Sports at Grasmere - The Guides' Race
The Guides Race at Grasmere showing the plucky runners rounding the flag on Silver Howe - a particularly precarious part of the course. The winner was R. Lancaster who won the race four times in all. He also won the Colton Jubilee Veteran's race at the age of 60.
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The Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress of Sri Lanka
Sigiriya is an ancient palace located in the central Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The whole area is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres (660 ft) high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle, the Culavamsa, this site was selected by King Kasyapa (477 'u2013 495 CE) for his new capital. He built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes.
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