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A transmission tower or power tower (electricity pylon in the United Kingdom, Canada and parts of Europe) is a tall structure, usually a steel lattice tower, used to support an overhead power line. [1]

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Aerial crane

An aerial crane or flying crane is a helicopter used to lift heavy or awkward loads.

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Aggersund

Aggersund is a town and harbour with a population of 347 (1 January 2014) in the Himmerland region of the Jutland peninsula of Denmark.

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Aircraft warning lights

Aircraft warning lights are high-intensity lighting devices that are attached to tall structures and are used as collision avoidance measures.

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Airport

An airport is an aerodrome with extended facilities, mostly for commercial air transport.

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Almeirim, Pará

Almeirim is a city on the Amazon and the northernmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Pará.

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Alternating current

Alternating current (AC) is an electric current which periodically reverses direction, in contrast to direct current (DC) which flows only in one direction.

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Ameralik Span

The Ameralik Span is the longest span of an electrical overhead power line in the world.

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Architectural engineering

Architectural engineering, also known as building engineering, is the application of engineering principles and technology to building design and construction.

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Aust Severn Powerline Crossing

Aust Severn Powerline Crossing is the longest powerline span in the United Kingdom with a span width of 1,618 m (5,308 ft).

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Újhartyán

Újhartyán (Hartian) is a small town in Pest county, Hungary.

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Łomianki

Łomianki is a town in Warsaw West County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland.

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Balakovo

Balakovo (p) is a city in Saratov Oblast, Russia, located on the left bank of the Volga River about northeast of Saratov, the administrative center of the oblast.

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Bangsar South

Kampung Kerinchi (孟沙南城) is an integrated property development project in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Barbed wire

Barbed wire, also known as barb wire, less often as bob wire or, in the southeastern United States, bobbed wire, is a type of steel fencing wire constructed with sharp edges or points arranged at intervals along the strand(s).

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Baruth/Mark

Baruth/Mark is a town in the Teltow-Fläming district of Brandenburg, Germany.

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Benicia, California

Benicia is a waterside city in Solano County, California, located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Black Canyon of the Colorado

The Black Canyon of the Colorado is the canyon on the Colorado River where Hoover Dam was built.

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Bobrowniki

Bobrowniki (Beweringen) is a village in Lipno County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-central Poland.

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Bochum

Bochum (Westphalian: Baukem) is a city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and part of the Arnsberg region.

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Bosporus overhead line crossings

Bosporus overhead line crossings refers to the three transmission line crossings of the Bosporus, the strait in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Bremen

The City Municipality of Bremen (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany, which belongs to the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (also called just "Bremen" for short), a federal state of Germany.

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Canton of St. Gallen

The canton of St.

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Carquinez Strait Powerline Crossing

Carquinez Strait Powerline Crossing was the world's first powerline crossing of a large river.

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Celebration, Florida

Celebration is a census-designated place (CDP) and a master-planned community in Osceola County, Florida, United States, located near Walt Disney World Resort and originally developed by The Walt Disney Company.

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Chūshi Powerline Crossing

The Chūshi Powerline Crossing is a part of the, a 220 kV powerline in Japan.

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Concrete

Concrete, usually Portland cement concrete, is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens over time—most frequently a lime-based cement binder, such as Portland cement, but sometimes with other hydraulic cements, such as a calcium aluminate cement.

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Crane (machine)

A crane is a type of machine, generally equipped with a hoist rope, wire ropes or chains, and sheaves, that can be used both to lift and lower materials and to move them horizontally.

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CU (power line)

CU is the designation of a line for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission between the Coal Creek Station power plant south of Underwood, North Dakota at and the Dickinson converter station near Rockford, Minnesota at.

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Danube

The Danube or Donau (known by various names in other languages) is Europe's second longest river, after the Volga.

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Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.

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Dead-end tower

A dead-end tower (also anchor tower, anchor pylon) is a fully self-supporting structure used in construction of overhead power lines.

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Delta (letter)

Delta (uppercase Δ, lowercase δ or 𝛿; δέλτα délta) is the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet.

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Deschambault-Grondines

Deschambault-Grondines is a municipality of about 2100 inhabitants in the Canadian province of Quebec, located in Portneuf Regional County Municipality.

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Duisburg

Duisburg (locally) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Dzerzhinsk, Russia

Dzerzhinsk (p) is a city in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia, located along the Oka River, about east of Moscow.

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Egypt

Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Electricity sector in Germany

In 2014, the electricity sector in Germany was composed of 53% fossil, 17% nuclear and 30% renewable energy sources.

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Electrode line

An electrode line is used in some high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) power transmission systems which use the ground or sea as the return path for electric current.

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Ems powerline crossing

The 380 kV Ems Overhead Powerline Crossing is a power line crossing for two circuits on the Ems River South of Weener, Germany.

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Energy in France

Energy in France is the energy and electricity production, consumption and import in France.

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Energy in Germany

Energy in Germany is sourced predominantly by fossil fuels, followed by nuclear power, biomass (wood and biofuels), wind, hydro and solar.

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Energy in the United States

The United States was the second-largest energy consumer in 2010 (after China) considering total use.

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Enerhodar

Enerhodar (Енергода́р) is the city in north-west part of Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine.

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Enerhodar Dnipro Powerline Crossing

Enerhodar Dnipro Powerline Crossing is the designation of two powerline crossings of the Kakhovka Reservoir on the Dnipro river near Enerhodar.

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EPDM rubber

EPDM rubber (ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber), a type of synthetic rubber, is an elastomer characterized by a wide range of applications.

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Frustum

In geometry, a frustum (plural: frusta or frustums) is the portion of a solid (normally a cone or pyramid) that lies between one or two parallel planes cutting it.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Gin pole

A gin pole, derived from gyn, is a supported pole that uses a pulley or block and tackle on its upper end to lift loads.

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Hamburg

Hamburg (locally), Hamborg, officially the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Friee un Hansestadt Hamborg),Constitution of Hamburg), is the second-largest city of Germany as well as one of the country's 16 constituent states, with a population of roughly 1.8 million people. The city lies at the core of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region which spreads across four German federal states and is home to more than five million people. The official name reflects Hamburg's history as a member of the medieval Hanseatic League, a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire, a city-state and one of the 16 states of Germany. Before the 1871 Unification of Germany, it was a fully sovereign state. Prior to the constitutional changes in 1919 it formed a civic republic headed constitutionally by a class of hereditary grand burghers or Hanseaten. The city has repeatedly been beset by disasters such as the Great Fire of Hamburg, exceptional coastal flooding and military conflicts including World War II bombing raids. Historians remark that the city has managed to recover and emerge wealthier after each catastrophe. Situated on the river Elbe, Hamburg is home to Europe's second-largest port and a broad corporate base. In media, the major regional broadcasting firm NDR, the printing and publishing firm italic and the newspapers italic and italic are based in the city. Hamburg remains an important financial center, the seat of Germany's oldest stock exchange and the world's oldest merchant bank, Berenberg Bank. Media, commercial, logistical, and industrial firms with significant locations in the city include multinationals Airbus, italic, italic, italic, and Unilever. The city is a forum for and has specialists in world economics and international law with such consular and diplomatic missions as the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the EU-LAC Foundation, and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. In recent years, the city has played host to multipartite international political conferences and summits such as Europe and China and the G20. Former German Chancellor italic, who governed Germany for eight years, and Angela Merkel, German chancellor since 2005, come from Hamburg. The city is a major international and domestic tourist destination. It ranked 18th in the world for livability in 2016. The Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 2015. Hamburg is a major European science, research, and education hub, with several universities and institutions. Among its most notable cultural venues are the italic and italic concert halls. It gave birth to movements like Hamburger Schule and paved the way for bands including The Beatles. Hamburg is also known for several theatres and a variety of musical shows. St. Pauli's italic is among the best-known European entertainment districts.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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High-voltage direct current

A high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) electric power transmission system (also called a power superhighway or an electrical superhighway) uses direct current for the bulk transmission of electrical power, in contrast with the more common alternating current (AC) systems.

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Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada and Arizona.

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Huainan

Huainan is a prefecture-level city with 2,334,000 inhabitants in central Anhui Province, People’s Republic of China.

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Huddersfield Narrow Canal Pylon

The Huddersfield Narrow Canal Pylon, (National Grid tower designation 4ZO251B), is an electricity pylon which stands with its feet over the Huddersfield Narrow Canal near Heyrod, Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

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HVDC Three Gorges – Changzhou

The HVDC Three Gorges – Changzhou is an long bipolar HVDC transmission line in China for the transmission of electric power from the Three Gorges power plant to the area of Changzhou.

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HVDC Volgograd–Donbass

The HVDC Volgograd–Donbass is a long bipolar ±400 kV high voltage direct current powerline used for transmitting electric power from Volga Hydroelectric Station at Volgograd in Russia to Donbass in eastern Ukraine and vice versa.

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Hyperboloid structure

Hyperboloid structures are architectural structures designed using a hyperboloid in one sheet.

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Inoujście

Inoujście (Ihnamünde) is a former village in the administrative district of Gmina Goleniów, within Goleniów County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland.

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International Civil Aviation Organization

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale, OACI), is a specialized agency of the United Nations.

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Iran

Iran (ایران), also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran (جمهوری اسلامی ایران), is a sovereign state in Western Asia. With over 81 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th-most-populous country. Comprising a land area of, it is the second-largest country in the Middle East and the 17th-largest in the world. Iran is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. The country's central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, give it geostrategic importance. Tehran is the country's capital and largest city, as well as its leading economic and cultural center. Iran is home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation of the Elamite kingdoms in the fourth millennium BCE. It was first unified by the Iranian Medes in the seventh century BCE, reaching its greatest territorial size in the sixth century BCE, when Cyrus the Great founded the Achaemenid Empire, which stretched from Eastern Europe to the Indus Valley, becoming one of the largest empires in history. The Iranian realm fell to Alexander the Great in the fourth century BCE and was divided into several Hellenistic states. An Iranian rebellion culminated in the establishment of the Parthian Empire, which was succeeded in the third century CE by the Sasanian Empire, a leading world power for the next four centuries. Arab Muslims conquered the empire in the seventh century CE, displacing the indigenous faiths of Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism with Islam. Iran made major contributions to the Islamic Golden Age that followed, producing many influential figures in art and science. After two centuries, a period of various native Muslim dynasties began, which were later conquered by the Turks and the Mongols. The rise of the Safavids in the 15th century led to the reestablishment of a unified Iranian state and national identity, with the country's conversion to Shia Islam marking a turning point in Iranian and Muslim history. Under Nader Shah, Iran was one of the most powerful states in the 18th century, though by the 19th century, a series of conflicts with the Russian Empire led to significant territorial losses. Popular unrest led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy and the country's first legislature. A 1953 coup instigated by the United Kingdom and the United States resulted in greater autocracy and growing anti-Western resentment. Subsequent unrest against foreign influence and political repression led to the 1979 Revolution and the establishment of an Islamic republic, a political system that includes elements of a parliamentary democracy vetted and supervised by a theocracy governed by an autocratic "Supreme Leader". During the 1980s, the country was engaged in a war with Iraq, which lasted for almost nine years and resulted in a high number of casualties and economic losses for both sides. According to international reports, Iran's human rights record is exceptionally poor. The regime in Iran is undemocratic, and has frequently persecuted and arrested critics of the government and its Supreme Leader. Women's rights in Iran are described as seriously inadequate, and children's rights have been severely violated, with more child offenders being executed in Iran than in any other country in the world. Since the 2000s, Iran's controversial nuclear program has raised concerns, which is part of the basis of the international sanctions against the country. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1, was created on 14 July 2015, aimed to loosen the nuclear sanctions in exchange for Iran's restriction in producing enriched uranium. Iran is a founding member of the UN, ECO, NAM, OIC, and OPEC. It is a major regional and middle power, and its large reserves of fossil fuels – which include the world's largest natural gas supply and the fourth-largest proven oil reserves – exert considerable influence in international energy security and the world economy. The country's rich cultural legacy is reflected in part by its 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the third-largest number in Asia and eleventh-largest in the world. Iran is a multicultural country comprising numerous ethnic and linguistic groups, the largest being Persians (61%), Azeris (16%), Kurds (10%), and Lurs (6%).

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Kerinchi Pylon

The Kerinchi Pylon is a lattice-steel transmission tower located near Menara Telekom in Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Khortytsia

Khortytsia (Хо́ртиця, Khortytsia,, Хо́ртица, Khortitsa, Chortyca) is the largest island in the River Dnieper, and is long and up to wide.

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Lattice tower

A lattice tower or truss tower is a freestanding framework tower.

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List of high voltage underground and submarine cables

This is a list of high voltage (above 150 kV) AC electrical transmission lines.

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List of spans

The following is a list of spans, either used for overhead line crossings of rivers, sea straits or valleys, as antenna or for aerial tramways.

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Littau

Littau is a former municipality, and now part of the city of Lucerne, in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.

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M5 motorway (Hungary)

The M5 motorway (M5-ös autópálya) is a Hungarian motorway which connects Budapest with the south-eastern regions of the country, the cities of Kecskemét, Szeged, and finally Röszke on the Serbian border.

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Malaysia

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Mettlen–Lavorgo powerline

The Mettlen–Lavorgo powerline, also called the Lukmanier powerline, is the 400 kV three-phase alternating current high voltage electric power transmission line over the Lukmanier Pass in Switzerland, from Mettlen substation, next Inwil, about south of Hochdorf, to Lavorgo substation, next Lavorgo, about south of Faido.

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Mickey Pylon

The Mickey Pylon is a 32 metres tall double-deadend pole-type 230-kV powerline pylon in front of Osceola Substation, which is used for the power supply of Disney World in Celebration, Florida, USA and which was completed on February 15th, 1996.

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Orinoco

The Orinoco River is one of the longest rivers in South America at.

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Orsoy, Germany

Orsoy is a district of the Lower Rhine town of Rheinberg on the Rhine.

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Ostrówek, Mielec County

Ostrówek is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Gawłuszowice, within Mielec County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland.

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Overhead line

An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.

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Overhead line crossing

An overhead line crossing is the crossing of an obstacle—such as a traffic route, a river, a valley or a strait—by an overhead power line.

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Overhead power line

An overhead power line is a structure used in electric power transmission and distribution to transmit electrical energy along large distances.

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Overhead wire marker

Overhead wire markers are safety instruments applied to the overhead power lines marking transmission lines and ropeways along the flight path during the day.

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Pacific DC Intertie

The Pacific DC Intertie (also called Path 65) is an electric power transmission line that transmits electricity from the Pacific Northwest to the Los Angeles area using high voltage direct current (HVDC).

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Probostwo Dolne

Probostwo Dolne is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Lubanie, within Włocławek County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-central Poland.

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Pylons of Cádiz

The Pylons of Cádiz, also known as the Towers of Cádiz, are two tall pylons supporting a double-circuit 132 kV three-phase AC powerline over the bay of Cádiz, Spain starting at Puerto Real Substation to the substation of the former Cadiz Thermal Power Station situated on the peninsula upon which the city of Cádiz stands.

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Pylons of Messina

The Pylons of Messina are two free-standing steel towers, the Sicilian one in Torre Faro and the Calabrian one in Villa San Giovanni.

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Pylons of Pearl River Crossing

The Pylons of Pearl River Crossing is a 500 kV power line crossing over the Pearl River in China's Guangdong Province.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.

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Railway electrification system

A railway electrification system supplies electric power to railway trains and trams without an on-board prime mover or local fuel supply.

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Regów

Regów is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Baranów, within Grodzisk Mazowiecki County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland.

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Reisholz Rhine Powerline Crossing

Reisholz Rhine Powerline Crossing is a powerline crossing of Rhine River in Düsseldorf south of Holthausen substation, which was built in 1917 and originally part of the 110 kV-line between Reisholz Power Station and Goldenberg Power Station.

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Riga

Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.

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Riga Hydroelectric Power Plant Crossing Pylon

The Riga Hydroelectric Power Plant Crossing Pylon is an overhead powerline crossing of the Daugava River, near Salaspils in the Latvia.

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Saint Lawrence River HVDC Powerline Crossing

The Saint Lawrence River HVDC Powerline Crossing is the crossing of Hydro-Québec's Quebec-New England HVDC transmission line over (and later, under) the Saint Lawrence River between Grondines and Lotbinière, Quebec, Canada.

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Sargans

Sargans is a municipality in the Wahlkreis (constituency) of Sarganserland in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

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Scandinavia

Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.

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Shukhov Tower on the Oka River

The Shukhov Tower on the Oka River (also Dzerzhinsk High-Voltage Mast, Shukhov Oka Tower) is the world’s only diagrid hyperboloid transmission tower.

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Skagerrak (power transmission system)

Skagerrak is the name of a 1,700 MW high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission facility between Tjele (Denmark) and Kristiansand (Norway).

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Skolwin

Skolwin is a municipal neighbourhood of the city of Szczecin, Poland situated on the left bank of Oder river, north of the Szczecin Old Town, and Middle Town, south of the town of Police.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Square Butte (transmission line)

Square Butte is the designation of a high voltage direct current transmission line in the USA between the Milton R. Young Power Plant near Center, North Dakota at and the Arrowhead converter station near Adolph (a neighborhood of the city of Hermantown near the city of Duluth, Minnesota) at.

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Steel

Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.

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Stobie pole

A Stobie pole is a power line pole made of two steel joists held apart by a slab of concrete.

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Structure

Structure is an arrangement and organization of interrelated elements in a material object or system, or the object or system so organized.

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Suez Canal overhead powerline crossing

The Suez Canal overhead powerline crossing is a major electrical power line built across the Suez Canal in 1998, located near Suez, Egypt.

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Sundhagen

Sundhagen is a municipality in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, located in Amt Miltzow in the district of Vorpommern-Rügen.

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Suspension tower

In an electric power transmission line, a suspension tower is where the conductors are simply suspended from the tower, the mechanical tension being the same on each side.

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T-beam

A T-beam (or tee beam), used in construction, is a load-bearing structure of reinforced concrete, wood or metal, with a t-shaped cross section.

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Takehara, Hiroshima

is a city located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

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Three-phase electric power

Three-phase electric power is a common method of alternating current electric power generation, transmission, and distribution.

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Tower testing station

A tower testing station is a special plant for testing various design for towers for transmission lines and similar uses.

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Traffic cone

Traffic cones, also called pylons, witches' hats, road cones, highway cones, safety cones, or construction cones, are usually cone-shaped markers that are placed on roads or footpaths to temporarily redirect traffic in a safe manner.

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Transposition tower

In electrical power transmission, a transposition tower is a transmission tower that changes the relative physical positions of the conductors of a transmission line.

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Truss

In engineering, a truss is a structure that "consists of two-force members only, where the members are organized so that the assemblage as a whole behaves as a single object".

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Tucuruí transmission line

The Tucuruí transmission line (Linhão de Tucuruí) is a hydroelectric power line that leads north from the Tucuruí Dam in Pará, Brazil and crosses the Amazon River.

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Tursko Małe

Tursko Małe is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Połaniec, within Staszów County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, in south-central Poland.

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Ukraine

Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

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Undergrounding

Undergrounding is the replacement of overhead cables providing electrical power or telecommunications, with underground cables.

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Utility pole

A utility pole is a column or post used to support overhead power lines and various other public utilities, such as electrical cable, fiber optic cable, and related equipment such as transformers and street lights.

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Venezuela

Venezuela, officially denominated Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (República Bolivariana de Venezuela),Previously, the official name was Estado de Venezuela (1830–1856), República de Venezuela (1856–1864), Estados Unidos de Venezuela (1864–1953), and again República de Venezuela (1953–1999).

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Visual pollution

Visual pollution is an aesthetic issue and refers to the impacts of pollution that impair one's ability to enjoy a vista or view.

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Voltage

Voltage, electric potential difference, electric pressure or electric tension (formally denoted or, but more often simply as V or U, for instance in the context of Ohm's or Kirchhoff's circuit laws) is the difference in electric potential between two points.

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Weener

Weener is a town in the district of Leer, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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West Thurrock

West Thurrock is a traditional Church of England parish and town in Thurrock, Essex, England, located 17.5 miles (28.1 km) east south-east of Charing Cross, London.

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Will Rogers State Beach

Will Rogers State Beach is a beach park on the Santa Monica Bay, at the Pacific coast of Southern California.

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Wood

Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.

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Wuhu

Wuhu (literally "Weedy Lake") is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Anhui province, China.

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Yangtze River power line crossings

The Yangtze River power line crossings are overhead power lines that cross the Yangtze River in China.

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Young's modulus

Young's modulus, also known as the elastic modulus, is a measure of the stiffness of a solid material.

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Zaporizhzhia Pylon Triple

The Zaporizhia Pylon Triple is a set of two triples of 75 metre tall electricity pylons extending on 102m on the Dnieper River standing on a 27m rock in Zaporizhia, Ukraine.

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Zhoushan Island Overhead Powerline Tie

The Zhoushan Island Overhead Powerline Tie is a 220 kV three-phase AC interconnection of the power grid of Zhoushan Island with that of the Chinese mainland.

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400 kV Thames Crossing

The 400 kV Thames Crossing is an overhead power line crossing of the River Thames, between Botany Marshes in Swanscombe, Kent, and West Thurrock, Essex, England.

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References

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

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