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What is this white dashed line across the Thames in Google Maps?

OpenStreetMap has the same feature and it says it's Northern Line (Bank Branch) - of the subway I suppose. It is clearly visible and marked on https://openrailwaymap.org/
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Which city can be seen on this Windows 10 lockscreen?

This appears to be Rome. The smaller stadium closer to the viewer is the Stadio del Tennis di Roma (Rome Tennis Stadium); the larger stadium behind it is the Stadio Olimpico (Olympic Stadium). The ...
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Which city can be seen on this Windows 10 lockscreen?

I right clicked on the image in Google Chrome, selected "Search Google for this image", which led me to a search page which led me here, which led me here. Caption: Aerial drone bird's eye view photo ...
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Raft trip down a river

Canada has hundreds of rivers suitable for your trip in most ways. Canada, especially Northern Canada, is famous for its waterways, and for Canadians navigating them in one way or another. Of course ...
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Can I travel by boat from the North Sea to the Mediterranean passing via Paris?

There are canals and rivers suitable for boats that connect the both seas. And while rare, it is not exceptional to travel the distance. It takes time and quite a bit of money, preparations and ...
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River swimming near Chinon in France's Loire Valley

This site (in French) shows 11 bathing spots in Touraine on an interactive map. These include reservoirs (plans d'eau), converted quarries, riverside beaches, as well as lakes. Here is another ...
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What kind of cars for F roads and river crossing during summer in Iceland?

My wife and I went to Iceland in 2015, and we rented a Jimny while there. It took us a few days to get up the courage to try gravel roads, but once we did it coped fine with them. It was good for ...
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Where can I see volcanic rivers in Iceland?

From my visit in Iceland, the area towards the coast between Kálfafell and Hof came to mind: Image source: Google Maps And looking at this geotagged photo by Andre Ermolaev, that seems to be pretty ...
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Is the Han River in Seoul clean enough for kayaking?

The answer is likely to be yes. For starters, kayaking on the Han river is a commonly practised water-sport both by local clubs, and by tourists with organised tours. Park authorities even rent kayaks ...
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River Thames Source and Destination Points

The River Thames is navigable to "200.96 Limit of navigation". Not far downstream of that is Lechlade (on southern edge of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire), where this Tripadvisor page ...
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"Vélo tout terrain" trails along Sèvre Niortaise

The recommended cycling path between Magné and Coulon is on the road: the roads seem small and not busy, but that's far from the Sèvre niortaise river. Few parts are still completely protected from ...
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Visiting Los Angeles Culvert

Here is the short story. The Los Angeles River in downtown LA is really not visitable. Here is the long story. There are portions that are very visitable. Those are just not the ones you see in ...
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Raft trip down a river

Scandinavia (Norway and Sweden) are well suited for this type of activity, with large areas of wilderness yet with some dispersion of villages. However, few rivers in Norway are navigable across long ...
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Raft trip down a river

I would suggest that the Potomac River meets several of your criteria. Up river is very rural, it passes by Washington, D.C. and ends in the Chesapeake Bay. You would pass by quite a variety of ...
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Is there any white water rafting nearby Bangalore, India?

Like Mark said, you need to define what is near. Anyways, I am considering near as overnight drive. The one I have been to is Dandeli. It is one of the best river rafting destinations in South India. ...
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What kind of cars for F roads and river crossing during summer in Iceland?

There are rivers and there are rivers. Watch this video. I would not risk to cross this river in a Suzuki Jimny! But I would cross it with a lot of fun on Nissan Patrol like on the photo (seen in ...
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"Vélo tout terrain" trails along Sèvre Niortaise

Finally I got a chance this June to ride this route and found it very delightful in the morning. Although from Magne to Coulon has no proper compacted bike trails but both sides of the river there are ...
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Can I travel on a stand-up paddle boarding near Tbilisi?

The best place near Tbilisi to paddle with your paddle board is Gldani-Nadzaladevi the Tbilisi reservoir. The second best place near Tbilisi to do some Stand Up Paddle is Pshavis Aragvi River but be ...
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River Thames Source and Destination Points

I would be surprised if any river could be navigated from source to sea, unless fed from a lake or glacier. The source of a river is usually defined as the most distant point following the water ...
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River Thames Source and Destination Points

Here is a picture of the Thames, very close to its source. As you can see, no boats are going to be navigating it, not even a kayak. A rubber duck would find it challenging.
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Can I travel on a stand-up paddle boarding near Tbilisi?

The SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) website SUPTrotters has many examples of places in Georgia you can do stand up paddleboarding. However, the strength, ferocity of rivers, cascades etc, would be ...
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Raft trip down a river

The mighty 1800km (1130 mile) Mackenzie river is one that might suit your purposes. It's not for the faint of heart- a sat phone and survival training would be advisable, and proper research is ...
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Raft trip down a river

The Connecticut River might suit your needs; it travels from the more rugged & remote parts of New England through some of its larger population centers (Springfield and Hartford). As one of the ...
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