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.
Check out this car absolutely rocketing through the desert in Afghanistan – the dust plume it’s kicking up is over a kilometre long! This is actually Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, which as well as playing a pivotal part in the War…
Thursday, 2nd August 2007
In the hills over Afghanistan a man named Omar has very kindly chosen to let the whole world know exactly where he is standing. Just to the left of the arrow under the giant word “ME“. Omar is probably also…
Friday, 10th November 2006
To the North of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul is the “Tank Graveyard“. Here there are hundreds of Soviet tanks, left there since the end of the Soviet war in 1989, slowly rusting away. Apparently the Taliban used this field for collecting…
Tuesday, 7th March 2006
Previously on Google Sightseeing