Odd Bridge Loopy Road Thing
A loop-de-loop-de-loop -- an elevated road/bridge loops two full times as it descends a steep hill, in Naze, on Amami-ooshima, an island in southern Japan
Nikon D200 + Nikkor 17-55 f/2.8 @ 38mm — 1/60 sec, f/9, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Dizzying Heights

While heading to the airport at the end of our trip to Amami (more Amami posts), I noticed this amazing “bridge ramp thingy” (I'm not really sure what to call it) while driving through the city of Naze, off in a direction we weren't heading.

This detailed map (courtesy of Google) shows that it makes two complete revolutions:

Google Maps View
camera position marked with green arrow in the lower left

I've never quite seen anything like it. It's definitely on my list to check out next time we go to Amami.

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— comment by Marcina on January 29th, 2008 at 2:58am JST (16 years, 5 months ago) comment permalink

Looks like the ramp structure in a parking garage. Serves pretty much the same function according to your Google Map.

— comment by Mel Lammers on January 29th, 2008 at 3:46am JST (16 years, 5 months ago) comment permalink
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