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 :( )

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Comments (201)

F. Zaman on March 25, 2012

dear Yuri,thank you for visiting me now and then

EdwardTurJ on April 1, 2012

Excellent photo!
Greetings from Czernowitz in Ukraine, Edward

Martin Podt on April 2, 2012

Nice photo!!


Greetings from the Netherlands, Martin

F. Zaman on April 2, 2012

Edward,thank you for your kind visit

F. Zaman on April 2, 2012

M. Podt,thanks for view

cosic4 on April 13, 2012

Very interesting!

F. Zaman on April 17, 2012

cosic4, thanks

Dušan Railfan on May 3, 2012


F. Zaman on May 5, 2012

Dusan Le, thank you

Ruud Jakobs on May 9, 2012

Impressive scenery, nice bridge Like.

Friendly greetings, Ruud

F. Zaman on May 9, 2012

Ruud Jakobs, thank you

Torsten C on May 18, 2012

Spectacular view to amazing landscape! Like! Friendly greetings from Germany, Torsten

F. Zaman on May 20, 2012


Nicoara Lidia on May 21, 2012

Foarte frumos acest loc!


Deosebita atmosfera.

Un calduros salut.Lidia

F. Zaman on May 21, 2012

Nicoara Lidia, ,thanks

Mateo E. J. Tinajero on May 23, 2012


Spectacular shot and nice place!

Greetings from México

F. Zaman on May 24, 2012

Mateo-traveler, thank you

Thanasis Germanos on May 30, 2012

Very lovely and interesting photo!!! LIKE Thanasis

hlegallais on June 24, 2012

nice and spectacular, like, Hervé

F. Zaman on June 24, 2012

Thanasis Germanos, thanks

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 3, 2010
  • © All Rights Reserved
    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