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World Cup 2014 Brazil

After much controversy1 around construction delays, worker deaths and civil unrest over the cost of the event and other issues, the 2014 FIFA World Cup will get underway in Brazil on Thursday, with a game between…

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Wednesday, 11th June 2014

Brazil World Cup Preview

With less than 300 days before the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, fans can now apply to buy tickets on the FIFA website, so to get you in the mood, we’ll be…

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Wednesday, 4th September 2013

Brazil & Paraguay’s Itaipú Dam: the largest generator of hydroelectric power on the planet! Info: http://bit.ly/OjbCI7

Brazil & Paraguay’s Itaipú Dam: the largest generator of hydroelectric power on the planet! http://gss.st/3tt Info: http://bit.ly/OjbCI7

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Thursday, 16th August 2012

In the middle of Brazil’s southern plains we find … The Eiffel Tower! #Brazil

In the middle of Brazil’s southern plains we find … The Eiffel Tower! http://gss.st/3ts #streetview #Brazil /via Kyle

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Thursday, 16th August 2012

On the left on this street: Uruguay, and on the right: Brazil! #borders (Via Kyle)

On the left on this street: Uruguay, and on the right: Brazil! http://gss.st/3tr #borders #streetview (Via Kyle)

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Thursday, 16th August 2012

“No Father Christmas, there is NO ESCAPE.” #Brazil

“No Father Christmas, there is NO ESCAPE.” http://gss.st/3tp #Brazil #streetview

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Wednesday, 15th August 2012

Welcome to Google Sightseeing

Google Sightseeing takes you on a tour of the world as seen from satellite, using the free Google Earth program, or Google Maps in your web browser. Our team of authors present weird and wonderful sights as suggested by readers.

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Previously on Google Sightseeing

Volcanoes of the Northern Marianas (Volcano Week 7)

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.

Sakura-jima (Volcano Week 7)

Once a volcanic island centered in Japan’s Kagoshima Bay, during an eruption in 1914 the Sakura-jima volcano decided to change…

Google Sightseeing writer set to climb Africa’s tallest volcano

Two years ago our very own Noel Ballantyne wrote an article for Volcano Week 5 about Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant…

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