The Mariana Islands are part of a great submerged mountain range that extends all the way from Guam north to Japan. While the southern Marianas are known worldwide as tourist destinations, the uninhabited northernmost islands are actually a long string of active volcanoes fed by the subduction of the Pacific Plate into the Mariana Trench, the deepest location on Earth.
It’s time travelling time at GSS, and today we’re travelling back to the Jurassic, Late Jurassic and the Pleistocene periods, all at the same time! Yes you heard me right, as here in the Plänterwald leisure area, Berlin, we can…
Friday, 17th November 2006
Take your pick from either a pool of dolphins or a dolphin-shaped pool. The image of dolphins in a pool was captured from Google Earth, where you can also clearly make out a crowd gathered round a dolphin at the…
Thursday, 9th November 2006
Holy Cardigans, Batman! There’s an absolutely enormous bug in Germany, which is clearly hell-bent on destruction! Run for the hills! At over 50 metres, this bug would be far bigger than the previously posted World’s Largest Bug (and a whole…
Monday, 18th September 2006
We feel sure that the undoubtedly great, and now very sadly late Steve Irwin wouldn’t blame the stingray that brought about his untimely demise for a single second. In fact we reckon that Steve probably wouldn’t want these normally very…
Tuesday, 5th September 2006
Following on from our elephant and giraffe shadows, here’s the rather excellent shadow of someone riding a horse! Thanks to BarÃ°i.
Friday, 12th May 2006
As a follow up to yesterday’s fabulous elephant shadow, here’s an equally cool giraffe shadow in Oakland zoo! I think these are ace Thanks to Paul LaVigne and Vladimir Vysotsky.
Tuesday, 21st February 2006
Previously on Google Sightseeing