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Half Naked Woman Crop Circle

Monday, 10th March 2008 by

It’s hard not to see the rear of a naked woman in the shapes made by this field in Sicily, Italy. As you can see though, the title of this post refers not to the fact that she’s half naked (as she clearly has no clothes on at all), but rather that she’s only half a woman – as she seems to be missing all her limbs. And her head.1…

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Way back in the early days of Google Sightseeing during our first-ever Island Week, we visited the remote south Atlantic territory of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands. In the seven years since that article, a lot has changed with regards to Google’s imagery there. Even in the frigid grasp of the ocean, nothing escapes Google Street View these days. Join us as we explore Grytviken, the world’s southernmost territorial capital.

Midway Atoll

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.

Volcanoes of the Northern Marianas (Volcano Week 7)

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.

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Top Ten Northernmost Items on Google Maps

Here at Google Sightseeing, our obsession with superlatives knows no bounds, whether it be the largest, the smallest, the funniest, or the strangest. Join us as we literally go in another direction with our look at ten items that have the right to be called the northernmost such things on Earth!

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Recent Comments

  1. Bob: There is a Marine Corps air station with two dirigible hangars in Tustin, CA. https://maps.google.com/map...
  2. Ian: Thanks Tammo – I was aware of it but didn’t include it because it’s not visible.
  3. Ian: Excellent, thanks for all the links everyone!
  4. Tammo: Best Streetview of the one in Sicily is probably from across the water: https://www.google.com/maps...
  5. PIETRO CONTEGIACOMO: Sirs, you forget or you have no infomation about the “world largest hangar in reinforced...

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