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Step into the void from the top of the Aiguille du Midi

Step into the void from the top of the Aiguille du Midi Step into the void from the top of the Aiguille du Midi

In the Alps, which in France, for those people who are not afraid of height, the new plant opened, called «Step into the void». On the terrace of the top of the Aiguille du Midi, situated on top, which is considered the highest European peak, is a cube of glass. It looks as if in the air hung a transparent bathroom.

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Cab European Ferris, which is located above all in the world, has five walls, which are made of three layers of transparent glass soldered. Naturally, when to step forward and be in a cube made of transparent glass, then when you look down any more feeling just circling his head. Underfoot will clear the floor at a height of three thousand three hundred ninety-five feet or one thousand and thirty-five meters.

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Cab glass has a thickness of thirty-six millimeters. It is designed in such a way that it can withstand strong wind gusts. They have a speed of twenty to two hundred kilometers per hour. Also, have a total weight with tourists and a half tons, and extreme temperature values.

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Organizers attraction Chamonix Skywalk received inspiration from the observation deck of Grand Canyon Skywalk for inspection. The process of creation lasted for three years, and Pierre-Yves Chays was head of development. According to him, the structure of the design corresponds to «the highest safety standards».

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A person is quite dare to be in this glass cube, the panorama in front of him will appear in three hundred and sixty degrees, with a view of the French, Swiss and Italian Alps from which breathtaking. Here are those who suffer from vertigo and fear of heights it is better to refrain from having to visit it.

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