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The world's steepest street
  • Participants take part in a race to run up and down the world's steepest street in Dunedin, New Zealand, Sunday, Sept., 18, 2011. Baldwin Street is recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the steepest residential street in the world with a the slope of about 1:2.86 (19° or 35%) – that is, for every 2.86 metres travelled horizontally, the elevation rises by 1 metre. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
  • Tourists stop to take a photo in middle of the world's steepest street, Baldwin street in Dunedin, New Zealand, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Baldwin Street is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the steepest residential street in the world with a the slope of about 1:2.86 (19° or 35%) – that is, for every 2.86 meters travelled horizontally, the elevation rises by 1 meter. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
  • Tourists sit in the middle of the world's steepest street, Baldwin street in Dunedin, New Zealand, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Baldwin Street is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the steepest residential street in the world with a the slope of about 1:2.86 (19° or 35%) – that is, for every 2.86 meters travelled horizontally, the elevation rises by 1 meter. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
  • Tourists sit in the middle of the world's steepest street, Baldwin street in Dunedin, New Zealand, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Baldwin Street is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the steepest residential street in the world with a the slope of about 1:2.86 (19° or 35%) – that is, for every 2.86 metres travelled horizontally, the elevation rises by 1 meter. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
  • Glen Ballam, right runs up Baldwin Street with Nick Abraham as they take part in a race to run up and down the world's steepest street in Dunedin, New Zealand, Sunday, Sept., 18, 2011. Baldwin Street is recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the steepest residential street in the world with a the slope of about 1:2.86 (19° or 35%) – that is, for every 2.86 metres travelled horizontally, the elevation rises by 1 metre.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
  • Tourists walk up the world's steepest street, Baldwin street in Dunedin, New Zealand, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Baldwin Street is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the steepest residential street in the world with a the slope of about 1:2.86 (19° or 35%) – that is, for every 2.86 meters travelled horizontally, the elevation rises by 1 meter. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
  • Tourists run up Baldwin street in Dunedin, New Zealand, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. Baldwin Street is considered one of the world's steepest residential streets. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
  • A man walks down Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. Baldwin Street is considered one of the world's steepest residential streets. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
  • Yui Okuda from Japan, runs up Baldwin street in Dunedin, New Zealand, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. Baldwin Street is considered one of the world's steepest residential streets. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
  • Photographing the world steepest road
  • General view of Baldwin Street in Dunedin, officially recognised as the steepest street in the world (Photo by Anthony Devlin/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • General view of Baldwin Street in Dunedin, officially recognised as the steepest street in the world (Photo by Anthony Devlin/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • General view of Baldwin Street in Dunedin, officially recognised as the steepest street in the world (Photo by Anthony Devlin/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • General view of Baldwin Street in Dunedin, officially recognised as the steepest street in the world (Photo by Anthony Devlin/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • Competitors race up one of the world's steepest street in Dunedin, New Zealand on September 18, 2011. The race takes place up the Baldwin Street which has an average gradient of 1 in 3.41. The record time for the race which involves competitors running to the top of the hill and back is 1 minutes 56 seconds and was set in 1994. The 2011 race winner was Glen Ballam (blue t-shirt) of Invercargill who completed the race in 2 minutes 32 seconds. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)
  • Tourists walk along one of the world's steepest street in Dunedin, New Zealand on September 18, 2011. A race takes place up the Baldwin Street which has an average gradient of 1 in 3.41. The record time for the race which involves competitors running to the top of the hill and back is 1 minutes 56 seconds and was set in 1994. The 2011 race winner was Glen Ballam of Invercargill who completed the race in 2 minutes 32 seconds. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)
  • Competitors take part in a race up one of the world's steepest street in Dunedin, New Zealand on September 18, 2011. The race takes place up the Baldwin Street which has an average gradient of 1 in 3.41. The record time for the race which involves competitors running to the top of the hill and back is 1 minutes 56 seconds and was set in 1994. The 2011 race winner was Glen Ballam of Invercargill who completed the race in 2 minutes 32 seconds. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)
  • Tourists walk along one of the world's steepest street in Dunedin, New Zealand on September 18, 2011. A race takes place up the Baldwin Street which has an average gradient of 1 in 3.41. The record time for the race which involves competitors running to the top of the hill and back is 1 minutes 56 seconds and was set in 1994. The 2011 race winner was Glen Ballam of Invercargill who completed the race in 2 minutes 32 seconds. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)
  • General view of Baldwin Street in Dunedin, officially recognised as the steepest street in the world
  • A man drives his car down Baldwin street in Dunedin, September 5, 2011. Baldwin street is considered as one of the world's steepest streets. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (NEW ZEALAND - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)
  • A competitor takes part in the traditional "Steepest Race in the World" in Baldwin street in Dunedin September 18, 2011. Baldwin street is the world's steepest street, according to the Guinness Book. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (NEW ZEALAND - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT)
  • Competitors take part in the traditional "Steepest Race in the World" in Baldwin street in Dunedin September 18, 2011. Baldwin street is the world's steepest street, according to the Guinness Book. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (NEW ZEALAND - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT)
  • Two people walk down Baldwin street in Dunedin, September 5, 2011. Baldwin street is considered as one of the world's steepest streets. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (NEW ZEALAND - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)