Here at Google Sightseeing we love a chance to create a post about the scenic wonders of Norway1. Today we…
Headington, a suburb of the famous university city of Oxford, is the only known habitat of the aerial shark, a rare but fearsome predator that dives on its unsuspecting victims from heights of over a quarter of a mile. Incredibly,…
Thursday, 30th April 2009
A massive sinkhole changed Lake Peigneur from a shallow freshwater lake, to a saltwater crater overnight.
Thursday, 16th April 2009
Clipperton Island, a remote coral atoll, is a place of mysterious geography with a disturbing history.
Thursday, 9th April 2009
Google is at it again. As we have seen before, El Goog is sometimes asked to censor specific areas from public view. This time they are not just using the typical “this image is no longer available” message or an…
Tuesday, 7th April 2009
The road between the Indian city of Amritsar and the Pakistani city Lahore crosses the border through the village of Wahga (or Wagah, depending on which side of the border you’re on), which was divided in half when the subcontinent…
Wednesday, 18th March 2009
Today we’re investigating a trio of bear sightings in cities across the United States. First we visit Denver, where a strange blue object visible from above is revealed by Street View to be a giant blue bear peering through the…
Friday, 13th March 2009
Previously on Google Sightseeing
Google Street View may be ever-expanding in its reach, but it’s still a long way from covering the entire world. There are numerous services that not only offer their own street-level imagery but have beaten Google to the punch in numerous cities around the globe. That got us wondering just what we’re missing from other sites over here at Google Sightseeing, so join us as we take a two-part tour of street-level imagery in places Street View hasn’t reached yet!
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.