Here at Google Sightseeing we love a chance to create a post about the scenic wonders of Norway1. Today we…
Built in 1965 and once home to the Houston Astros and the Houston Oilers, the Reliant Astrodome is now part of Reliant Park and sits next to the new Reliant Stadium (to the left, still under construction in this photo),…
Wednesday, 4th May 2005
Rikers Island is New York City’s largest jail facility and has 15,000 inmates. The only access to (and exit from) the island is via the Rikers Island Bridge to the south. Thanks: Michael Kizer & Karen
Tuesday, 3rd May 2005
Reaching to a height of over 200 feet, the Madison State Capitol dome is the only granite dome in the United States and is topped by Daniel Chester French’s bronze statue, “Wisconsin”. The building is also distinguished as being the…
Tuesday, 3rd May 2005
Another post for the Crowds category is the packed Union Square in San Francisco. I have no idea why crowds seem to only form in San Franciso. I also have no idea what all those people are doing there? Thanks:…
Monday, 2nd May 2005
Located on the Boise River is the Lucky Peak Dam with its message to the world: “Keep Your Forests Green”. The 340 feet tall dam was completed in 1955 and can be seen from ground level here. Thanks: Josh H
Sunday, 1st May 2005
It looks like the University of Washington graduation day at Husky Stadium. I hope no-one is late as the Montlake Drawbridge to south is letting a sailboat through so there’s a bit of a traffic jam. Thanks: CT & Jonathan
Saturday, 30th April 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing
Google Street View may be ever-expanding in its reach, but it’s still a long way from covering the entire world. There are numerous services that not only offer their own street-level imagery but have beaten Google to the punch in numerous cities around the globe. That got us wondering just what we’re missing from other sites over here at Google Sightseeing, so join us as we take a two-part tour of street-level imagery in places Street View hasn’t reached yet!
Known as site of one of the most pivotal naval battles in history, today Midway Atoll strikes an odd balance between its military past and its tropical paradise locale. It’s also one of the most remote places ever visited by Google Street View.