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A Trip to Rio's Sugar Loaf Mountain

���The aerial cableway to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain at Rio de Janeiro. The altitude of the plat- form in the fore- ground is about 700 feet, and it takes four minutes to reach it. The mountain is 1,383 feet high. It takes six minutes to reach the top

��_ Newman Traveltalks and Brown and Dawson

��The trip is one of the most thrilling in the world. The car holds twenty people and the cables are so arranged that if one should break the other would bear the entire weight without mishap


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