North America

Rainbow Bridge, Utah

The world’s largest natural bridge. The surrounding landscape is very surreal, it all looks like it is sculpted out of play dough. Thanks Jeff Reynolds.

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Friday, 8th April 2005

The Titan Missile Musem

The Titan Missile Museum in AZ is the only publicly accessible Titan II missile site in the USA. Zoom in and note the tiny black half-circle… that’s the half-open silo. It’s kept that way so the “soviets” can peer inside…

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Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

Strangely beautiful. Thanks Rhett.

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Friday, 8th April 2005

LUECKE?

OK, this writing is ridiculously big, I mean, look how zoomed out we are! That’s some dedication there. Thanks DDA.

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Alcatraz

Alcatraz Island located in the middle of San Francisco Bay in California. It was formerly used as a military stockade and later as a maximum security prison (just like in the A-Team). Today, the island is a historic site supervised…

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Uffington White Horse

The Uffington White Horse in Juarez Mexico is over half a mile long. Hey cool, we have these in the UK aswell. Thanks jesvs.

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Floating Bridges

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Recent Comments

  1. Bob: There is a Marine Corps air station with two dirigible hangars in Tustin, CA. https://maps.google.com/map...
  2. Ian: Thanks Tammo – I was aware of it but didn’t include it because it’s not visible.
  3. Ian: Excellent, thanks for all the links everyone!
  4. Tammo: Best Streetview of the one in Sicily is probably from across the water: https://www.google.com/maps...
  5. PIETRO CONTEGIACOMO: Sirs, you forget or you have no infomation about the “world largest hangar in reinforced...

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