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Q: geography ( Answered,   3 Comments )
Subject: geography
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: grgbec-ga
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Posted: 17 Oct 2006 10:34 PDT
Expires: 16 Nov 2006 09:34 PST
Question ID: 774379
what is the highest mountain in singapore?
Subject: Re: geography
Answered By: guillermo-ga on 17 Oct 2006 10:53 PDT
Hi again grgbec-ga,

The highest point in Singapore -- rather a hill than a mountain -- is
Bukit Timah 166 meters (about 545 feet), according to the CIA - The
World Factbook (

Search strategy: singapore "highest point" factbook


Subject: Re: geography
From: afrocheese-ga on 17 Oct 2006 11:29 PDT
But interestingly enough, the tallest building is 919 ft tall.
Subject: Re: geography
From: guillermo-ga on 17 Oct 2006 12:10 PDT
Interesting indeed. It is the Overseas Union Bank Centre, a 63
stories, 280 m / 919 ft building
( ). Thus, curiously,
Singapore's man-made highest point almost doubles its natural highest
Subject: Re: geography
From: myoarin-ga on 17 Oct 2006 17:54 PDT
The Singaporean Alps are all man-made and provided with high-speed elevators.

Nonetheless, mountaineering is a popular sport on the island:

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