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.
Last week newspaper websites across the world published a story about a young girl who appeared to be lying dead on the pavement of an English street, proving that the worldwide fascination with Google Street View continues unabated. Fortunately the…
Wednesday, 18th August 2010
With the expansion of Street View coverage in Canada, we can continue our exploration (see parts one & two) of historic Grand Railway Hotels. Travelling again from east to west, we begin in Winnipeg, location of the magnificent Fort Garry…
Friday, 18th December 2009
Here is a great shot of a long train up in the wilds of Canada near to Saskatoon. My guestimation puts it at about 400 metres long. I can’t really tell what it is carrying as the trucks look to…
Wednesday, 19th April 2006
Previously on Google Sightseeing