Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Caprice Fern

Here's another one from New Zealand, courtesy of Hisham. It's Skyline cable car in Queenstown, New Zealand. Here's a picture of the cable car; in the country I'd love to visit.
Where from: Queenstown, New Zealand
Where now: Home
Who: Hisham Albakri
When: 2005?
Number: 96

Gondola Quick Stats
Bottom Terminal Elevation: 340m
Top Terminal: 790m
Vertical Rise: 450m
Total Length: 730m
Incline Angle: average of 37.1 degrees
Average Speed: Variable to 3.5m/sec
Capacity: 700 people/hour in twenty six - 4 person cabins
Operating Hours: Open daily from 9.00am until late

The best vistas in the region are found there in Queenstown, spread out in a spectacular 220 degree panorama. Numerous observation decks around the complex offer breathtaking views of Coronet Peak & The Remarkables, over Queenstown and across Lake Wakatipu to Cecil and Walter Peaks. Truly magnificent and awe-inspiring. Bila la nak gi nih?

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