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The Arecibo Observatory on the northwest part of the island is an interesting site to see. It is the world's largest radio telescope. It has been featured in the movie Contact and the Bond movie The World Is Not Enough. It is really out in the middle of no where. The site is about 1.5 hours west of San Juan. The telescope is tucked away in the hills near some rural neighboorhoods. Half the fun of Arecibo was getting there...it's a gorgeous drive!

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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