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!
Following on from yesterday’s Rio-Antirio Bridge, right at the very end of the Gulf of Corinth is the Corinth Canal, a 6.3 kilometre long canal which technically turned the Peloponnesian peninsula into an island upon its completion in 1893. Although…
Tuesday, 27th June 2006
Inspired by some posters I’ve seen recently advertising a rival mapping service, here’s the Rio-Antirio bridge which spans the Gulf of Corinth in Greece, which has the world’s longest cable-stayed suspended deck. It was completed in 2004 but is still…
Monday, 26th June 2006
The simian messiah has been found! Twice! All hail our mighty primate overlords. Thanks to Sebastian ‘BuzzDee’ and Cecco.
Wednesday, 10th May 2006
This is the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. The Acropolis has an incredibly ancient history (described in some detail over at Wikipedia), but today it is best known for the most famous surviving building of Ancient Greece, the Parthenon (which is…
Wednesday, 3rd August 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
Here is the sports complex used for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Most of the venues were still under construction at the time of the photo, but you can still see the various sections. Starting from the west is…
Saturday, 25th June 2005
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