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.
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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…
Wednesday, 11th June 2014
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…
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
In the middle of Brazil’s southern plains we find … The Eiffel Tower! http://gss.st/3ts #streetview #Brazil /via Kyle
On the left on this street: Uruguay, and on the right: Brazil! http://gss.st/3tr #borders #streetview (Via Kyle)
“No Father Christmas, there is NO ESCAPE.” http://gss.st/3tp #Brazil #streetview
Wednesday, 15th August 2012
Previously on Google Sightseeing
Once a volcanic island centered in Japan’s Kagoshima Bay, during an eruption in 1914 the Sakura-jima volcano decided to change…
Two years ago our very own Noel Ballantyne wrote an article for Volcano Week 5 about Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant…