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Google Sightseeing — Discover the world via Google Maps and Google Earth

Google Sightseeing — Discover the world via Google Maps and Google Earth
Floating Bridges Thursday, 3rd April 2014 by Ian Brown Floating bridges, while often temporary structures used in times of war or disaster, can also be used long-term in locations where water conditions are very sheltered. The road surface is supported by pontoons, which – while they do float – are usually anchored to the sea, lake or river-bed to ensure they stay in place. The longest floating bridge in the world is the Governor Albert D. Rosellini Bridge—Evergreen Point which stretches 2.3 km (1.4 miles) as part of a longer bridge across Lake Washington between Seattle and Medina.

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