Furthest distance apart
Sites whose extremities are the furthest distance apart (over 1000kms)
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Australian Convict Sites: Between Fremantle and Norfolk Island: 4970kms (see link plus 27 kms extra from Perth airport approx)
Australian Convict Sites: Fremantle / Norfolk Island
Australian Fossil Mammal Sites: Riversleigh and Naracoorte are approx 2012kms/1250 miles apart
Frontiers of the Roman Empire: 1,350 km /839 miles (Antonine Wall, Clydebank ? Bavarian Limes, Hienheim on the Danube)
Grand Canal: 1214kms: Old Beijing City Section (TH01) N39 56 29 / E116 22 51 to Ningbo Sanjiangkou (ZD04) N29 52 29 / E121 33 26
Great Wall: The extremities at Shanhaiguan and Jiayaguan are approximately 1824kms/1133 miles apart
Heritage of Mercury: Almaden - Idrija (2198 km)
Mountain Railways of India: 2,179km/ 1,354 miles (Nigrili - Shimla)
Papahanaumokuakea: "extending over some 1931 km" (UNESCO)
Qhapaq Ñan: 3864kms: Los Ajos Colombia (CO-RP-09-C-2011) N1 8 20 / W 77 21 49 to Puente del Inca Section - Penitentes Argentina S32 52 47 W69 52 25
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France: Amiens - Gavarnie: 1032 km
Silk Roads: 3636kms: Kostobe Kyrgyzstan (S06-KZ) N42 59 24 / E71 31 25 to Luoyang (C02-CN) N34 43 52 / E112 37 17
Struve Geodetic Arc: Fuglenaes (Norway) and Staro-Nekrassowka (Ukraine) are approx 2830kms/1758 miles apart
Sub-Antarctic Islands: 1,010km/627 miles (Bounty Islands - Auckland Islands)
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier: National Museum of Western Art Tokyo - Casa Curutchet Buenos Aires: 18410kms
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