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.
Free UK daily paper The Metro published an article last week about a YouTube video1 in which someone claimed to have found the shape of Jesus in a cloud, floating over Mount Sinai in Egypt. We thought this was such…
Monday, 30th April 2007
I awoke this morning to find my email inbox bursting with messages along the lines of “OMFG! On Digg there’s a Google Map showing a CRUISE MISSILE in flight!!!!!!!!!one”. And it was true! While I was asleep over 2500 people…
Sunday, 4th March 2007
Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, this is the eerie and desolate Dugway Proving Grounds, a large-scale biological and chemical agent testing grounds south of Salt Lake City, Utah. The US has tested all sorts of nasty things here…
Monday, 17th July 2006
I was reading some old comments on the site and rediscovered this fabulous swirling water on Lake Powell. However this beautiful sight isn’t quite as innocent as it first seems. On closer inspection you can identify the boat that’s causing…
Saturday, 13th May 2006
An alien monolith perhaps? Or just some rather interesting stitching? Pretty cool looking though Thanks to Kristian.
Thursday, 28th July 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing