Dorset Quarry—Vermont: Opened in 1785 as America’s first commercial marble quarry, this place once provided construction materials for such notable buildings as the New York Public Library. Nowadays, it’s a perfect spot for cannonballs, swan dives and belly flops—almost the entire perimeter of the swimming hole serves as one big diving platform. #carbookercom #worldwide #carrentals
The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt in Aswan (Assuan), Egypt. Archaeologists claim the pharaoh known as Hatshepsut sanctioned its construction. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. If finished it would have measured around 42 m (approximately 137 feet) and would have weighed nearly 1,200 tons.