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!
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water… it’s the Return of the Alien Civilization! If you’ve been a reader for a while you’ll remember the original Alien Civilization post, where people were arguing about…
Tuesday, 9th January 2007
“Look mum, there’s a boat driving down the Queen’s road in Bournemouth!” Spoiler: Careful examination of the bridge’s shadow will explain this mystery… Still looks pretty cool though! Thanks to ajho.
Wednesday, 20th December 2006
This aircraft carrier in China is going to have a hard time achieving much while locked in a small lake some 30 miles from the sea. That’s because it’s a ¾ scale model of the U.S. Nimitz Class Aircraft carrier,…
Monday, 20th November 2006
Check out this incredible image of a helicopter skimming the surface of the pacific, several miles off the coast of Baja California Norte, Mexico. How cool is the disturbance in the water from the helicopter’s downwash!
Tuesday, 14th 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
After the North Sea flood of 1953 destroyed 4,500 buildings, drowned 10,000 animals and killed 1,835 people, the Netherlands began work on the world’s largest flood protection project, Delta Works (Dutch: Deltawerken). Today Delta Works consists of over 16,500 kilometres…
Tuesday, 31st October 2006
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