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 been a while since we’ve seen a new something-shaped swimming pool here on Google Sightseeing. So, just in time for the summer holidays, here’s a swimming pool in the shape of a Baseball bat with a smaller, ball shaped,…
Wednesday, 4th July 2007
It would seem that someone has spent a lot of time and money to create this lake, in the shape of an extremely happy looking man! I’m not sure what he’s got to be so happy about though. I mean,…
Friday, 15th June 2007
This is the fantastic Cerne Abbas Giant, a 55 metre (180 foot) high chalk figure carved into a hillside near the village of Cerne Abbas, England. In his right hand the giant holds a 36.5 metre long club, and of…
Wednesday, 13th June 2007
Despite Google’s best efforts, someone has finally managed to spam Google Earth with a Viagra advert! Well I guess it had to happen sooner or later… Thanks to Mark.
Tuesday, 12th June 2007
Here at GGSS we’ve previously featured rooftop and field-based marriage proposals which, for some unknown reason, are highly likely to feature misspellings or bad grammar. So we’re very pleased to see that the latest finding, the words “Marry Me Tammy”…
Wednesday, 6th June 2007
Now make sure your children’s eyes are covered, because we’ve found a completely naked Giant Pumpkin on Street View! Mmmm, pumpkin…. Thanks to Brian.
Thursday, 31st May 2007
Previously on Google Sightseeing