Here at Google Sightseeing we love a chance to create a post about the scenic wonders of Norway1. Today we…
On August 13, 1955, the Canso Causeway was officially opened with a ceremony involving parades and speeches, meaning that the island of Cape Breton was connected to mainland Canada, so technically no longer an island. (Rail and road traffic had…
Wednesday, 13th August 2014
The final year of school in every country comes with many ceremonies and traditions. In Canada, one of those traditions is to celebrate the supremacy of your graduating class over all others by spray painting your ‘grad’ year over anything and everything.
Friday, 16th September 2011
New writer: Keith Tyler Keith is a Software QA Engineer based near Seattle, and is originally from Boston. He’s a veteran geocacher, and a prolific submitter of Google Maps sights on VirtualGlobetrotting.com. The rocky East Coast of North America is…
Wednesday, 28th October 2009
Is that… the word “SLUT” carved into the ground of Nova Scotia? On closer examination it becomes clear that the “S” is actually a tree shadow – but the remaining letters look to be formed by the shapes of three…
Tuesday, 9th September 2008
For tonight’s dinner we’re following what might well be the world’s largest recipe – as it’s written in large type all over the surface of Google Earth. To start with, on the coast of Nova Scotia a vineyard uses the…
Thursday, 6th September 2007
Another new kind of image weirdness here, with this giant stripy blue square off the coast of Nova Scotia. Very odd. Thanks: Ashley Bouchie
Wednesday, 3rd August 2005
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.