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Snake Alley

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Snake Alley is a street located in Burlington, Iowa, which was built in 1894, and was at one time recognized by Ripley's Believe It or Not as the Crookedest Street in the World. [1]

16 relations: Burlington, Iowa, Clay, Criterium, Cycle sport, German Americans, Heritage Hill Historic District (Burlington, Iowa), Iowa, Limestone, Lombard Street (San Francisco), Ripley's Believe It or Not!, Robert Ripley, San Francisco, Snake Alley Historic District, Street, Taipei, Vermont Street (San Francisco).

Burlington, Iowa

Burlington is a city and the county seat of Des Moines County, Iowa, United States.

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Clay

Clay is a finely-grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with possible traces of quartz (SiO2), metal oxides (Al2O3, MgO etc.) and organic matter.

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Criterium

A criterium, or crit, is a bike race consisting of several laps around a closed circuit, the length of each lap or circuit ranging from about 800 m to 10,000 m.

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Cycle sport

Cycle sport is competitive physical activity using bicycles.

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German Americans

German Americans (Deutschamerikaner) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry.

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Heritage Hill Historic District (Burlington, Iowa)

The Heritage Hill Historic District is primarily a residential area north of downtown Burlington, Iowa, United States.

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Iowa

Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers to the west.

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Limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.

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Lombard Street (San Francisco)

Lombard Street is an east–west street in San Francisco, California that is famous for a steep, one-block section with eight hairpin turns.

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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Ripley's Believe It or Not! is an American franchise, founded by Robert Ripley, which deals in bizarre events and items so strange and unusual that readers might question the claims.

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Robert Ripley

LeRoy Robert Ripley (December 25, 1890 – May 27, 1949) was an American cartoonist, entrepreneur, and amateur anthropologist who is known for creating the Ripley's Believe It or Not! newspaper panel series, radio show, and television show which feature odd facts from around the world.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Snake Alley Historic District

The Snake Alley Historic District is largely a residential area located in Burlington, Iowa, United States.

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Street

A street is a public thoroughfare (usually paved) in a built environment.

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Taipei

Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").

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Vermont Street (San Francisco)

Vermont Street is a north-south street in the Potrero Hill district of San Francisco, one of a series of streets in the Potrero Hill district named after American battleships.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snake_Alley

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