Suspension Bridge at Machincang Mountain Range at Langkawi 3/2010

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Suspension Bridge at Machincang Mountain Range at Langkawi: This unique steel bridge is located some hundreds of feet below the Top Station of Langkawi Cable Car. To get here, one needs to disembark at the Top Station from the cable car, and then head down on a clearly marked jungle trail for about 10 minutes.

The Langkawi Cable Car base station is located inside the Oriental Village compound in Teluk Burau (or Burau Bay).

Its construction commenced in August 2003 in a joint venture project undertaken by a local outfit that goes by the name of Alam Langkawi Sdn Bhd, Wyss Planning Consultants and an engineering design company called Hoeltschi & Schurter of Switzerland. The construction cost for the suspension bridge stood at RM2.45 million and with a total involvement of 100 personnel and the structure was completed by October 2004.

The statistics are rather staggering. The 125-metre curved pedestrian crossing stood at 687 metres above sea level and the overall steel structure is supported by a single pylon measuring at a height of 82 metres from the deep gully down below. The critical design element of this imposing bridge includes a total of eight load-balancing cables that distribute the overall weight on the single pylon.For further information..........[Suspension Bridge at Machincang Mountain Range at Langkawi] ..Ref :(malaysiahotelreview.com )

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Comments (201)

Almassi on June 3, 2010

wow

nice view

乾龍 on June 4, 2010

Beautiful place and photos

BO

From Taiwan best wishes 乾龍

Antony shams on June 4, 2010

very beautiful view

b.o

excellent

greetings mohammad

F. Zaman on June 5, 2010

Almassi,thank you

F. Zaman on June 5, 2010

dear 乾龍, thank you very much for BO

F. Zaman on June 5, 2010

mohammad, thank you very much for visit & BO

Å MR M-Meryem on June 5, 2010

Very interesting and nice photo. Greetings from Meryem

F. Zaman on June 5, 2010

Meryem,thanks

F. Zaman on June 5, 2010

Langkawi Sky Bridge is a 125 metre curved pedestrian cable-stayed bridge. It is located 700m above sea level at the peak of Gunung Mat Chinchang on Pulau Langkawi, an island in the Langkawi archipelago in Kedah. The Langkawi Sky Bridge is accessible by the Langkawi Cable Car.

Dr.Azzouqa on June 6, 2010

Excellent view of that beautiful Unique bridge in Langkawi.

I visited Langkawi in 2003. I don't think that that bridge was constructed then.

excellent shot.

Greetings from Jordan.

Mustafa

F. Zaman on June 6, 2010

Dr.Azzouqa,the bridge is splendid,thank you very much for comment

pembo VIEWS? - NEVER… on June 9, 2010

An interesting view and photo! I thank for your vote and visit!

Kind regards, pembo from Kiel

F. Zaman on June 9, 2010

pembo,many thanks.Its my pleasure to visit your gallery.

mr scottyow on June 10, 2010

very beautiful shot!!! BOP!

greetings, scott

Egidijus on June 12, 2010

Beautiful shot! Very impressive photo and bridge!

F. Zaman on June 13, 2010

scott,thanks for BO

F. Zaman on June 13, 2010

THANK YOU TONIA

F. Zaman on June 13, 2010

E.gis,THANKS

Mauro Bricchetti on June 14, 2010

Great landscape bo ciao Mauro

F. Zaman on June 14, 2010

maubricco,thanks for BO

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Photo taken in Hutan Lipur Air Terjun Temurun, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

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  • Uploaded on June 3, 2010
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    by F. Zaman
    • Camera: Canon EOS 1000D
    • Taken on 2010/03/11 13:34:45
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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