Structures

Space Needle, Seattle

Another impressive shadow – the Seattle Space Needle. The red and purple blob next door is the Experience Music Project. Thanks: Phillip Harrington, Mike, many others.

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Monday, 11th April 2005

CN Tower

The CN Tower and Rogers Centre (formerly the Skydome, home of the Blue Jays) are in downtown Toronto, Canada. Look for the tower’s shadow to see its shape. Thanks: Mike Pegg, many others

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Monday, 11th April 2005

Neverland Ranch

A very topical view here, Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. You can just make out his mini theme park rides. Thanks xylon.

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Friday, 8th April 2005

Cape Canaveral

The two shuttle launch sites and hangar at Cape Canaveral are quite recognisable. You can can follow the giant roadway from the hangar to the launch sites but it’s only when you zoom right in you realise how big they…

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Thursday, 7th April 2005

Hoover Dam

I had no idea it looked like this!

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Thursday, 7th April 2005

Hollywood Sign

Only just legible, but very cool, the Hollywood sign. Now I don’t need to go there to see it.

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Wednesday, 6th April 2005
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