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Beautiful (Yet Terrifying) Viewing Platforms

Jill Harness

When you have a great viewing opportunity, it's always nice to have a good, but safe, way to make the most of the stunning scenery. Whether it's a terrifying viewing platform that shoots out 30 feet from the summit of Austria’s Mount Isidor (pictured), or a glass-floored box jutting out from the top of the Sears Tower, these amazing viewing platforms and observation decks are both awe-inspiring and nauseating.

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