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Takeover Week: Bomb Island (Zack)

Thursday, 12th July 2007 by

Welcome to day four of Google Sightseeing Reader Takeover Week! Every day this week, one of you has been chosen to have their very own sight posted here on GSS, while Alex and James take a well deserved holiday. Today’s sight is from Zack! Bomb Island, also named Lunch Island, is located in Lake Murray which is west of Columbia, South Carolina. A 1.5-mile-long earthen dam, the largest in the…

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