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.
An alien monolith perhaps? Or just some rather interesting stitching? Pretty cool looking though Thanks to Kristian.
Thursday, 28th July 2005
Check out this little bit of pixelly weirdness down in Antarctica, not very high-resolution of course (there’s a lot of not-very-much to see down that way I believe), but it means we can finally have an Antarctica category! Thanks to…
Tuesday, 26th July 2005
Remember our giant piece of Scotch Tape holding Canada together? Well our ever-helpful readers have since turned up several more pieces of this gargantuan sticky-tape… Firstly we have this enormous length of tape, which is actually holding Ghana and Ivory…
Monday, 25th July 2005
Check out this weird section of image that woowoowoo found in North Korea. He said: Somehow a whole chunk of data has inverted colours – taken into Photoshop and inverted, it looks much more correct. In our first thumbnail you…
Wednesday, 20th July 2005
Update: Turns out that this is actually just an image glitch, thanks to everyone who helped clear that up. Still cool though Check out this fantastic image of half-sunk ships in Greece. Spooky! Props to Mike for this little beauty
Friday, 15th July 2005
Check out this cool image of Montréal, where you can see 3 seasons in one shot! Thanks to Waldo for this one.
Wednesday, 13th July 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing