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Old 06-04-2010, 10:34 PM
 
Location: Jersey City
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On a clear day Boston is visible from the top of Mt Monadnock, NH, 70 miles away
Mt. Monadnock. View of Boston on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/linearedges/2794199507/ - broken link)
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Old 06-05-2010, 02:00 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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So, how far can you see your skyline.
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I can see Chicago's skyline all the way down in Houston. Nearly everytime I turn on my laptop, it's right there in the background.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...ois_Center.jpg

Also sometimes when I close my eyes, I can see Chicago's skyline in my thoughts. One particular case was when I went to Hong Kong 3 years ago, I saw Chicago's skyline in my thoughts, and I was a few thousand miles away from the actual city of Chicago. Talk about the skyline seen around the world!
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Old 06-05-2010, 10:47 AM
 
Location: Rochester
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Its possible to see Rochester's skyline from the skypod of the CN Tower which is about 100 miles away. And think about the size of Rochester's skyline.
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Old 10-19-2010, 12:56 PM
 
Location: Southwest Michigan/Miami Beach Miami
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What a cool thread.
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Old 10-19-2010, 05:50 PM
 
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Not cities but in Arizona some people have been known to see from Humphreys Peak in Northern Arizona to Escudilla Peak in eastern arizona. Which is close to 200 miles.
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Old 10-19-2010, 08:27 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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CLEVELAND : As viewed from various locations

From 15 miles out on a turbulent Lake Erie



As viewed from Chapin Forest in suburban Kirtland, 40 miles east of Cleveland




Another view from atop Glidersleeve Mtn - 40 miles east ( using telephoto lens for zoom in )






Cleveland ... a satellite image from "outer space" (LOL)



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Old 10-19-2010, 08:56 PM
 
Location: Denver
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I live in a city on a flat plain with few trees, so even though our skyline isn't tall at all (tallest building is 250 ft.), you can see it from about 15 miles out usually. When you come into Midland, Texas, from the north (which has an impressive skyline for a city of 100K), you can see it from about 20-25 miles out.
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Old 10-19-2010, 09:52 PM
 
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LOL I live along the skyline in a large log home nestled among the tall pines in Montana.
We can see the city lights below and in the distance but our house is not visable from there.
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Old 10-19-2010, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Kansas City
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http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs909.snc4/72271_1468126865378_1299750602_31204536_3399187_n. jpg (broken link)
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Old 10-20-2010, 07:30 PM
 
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St. Louis as seen from Millstadt, Illinois, about 15 miles away.


All sizes | IMG_5860 | Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/serrator/4042024572/sizes/l/in/photostream/ - broken link)
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