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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13 metres tall and allegedly cast from bronze in 1252, the Great Buddha of Kamakura is also on #streetview
13 metres tall and allegedly cast from bronze in 1252, the Great Buddha of Kamakura is also on #streetview http://gss.st/2Dt
Friday, 2nd March 2012
That’s one big Buddha! http://gss.st/vh #streetview RT @KeirClarke
Monday, 25th January 2010
The world of gargantuan statuary has changed considerably since we published the original Very Large Buddhas post just over 3 years ago. The title of world’s largest statue is now held by the Spring Temple Buddha…
Thursday, 16th July 2009
Seated at the top of 268 steps in the Po Lin Monastery in Hong Kong, is the Tian Tan Buddha – the world’s largest ‘seated outdoor bronze statue of the Buddha’. The 34 metre tall sculpture…
Monday, 29th May 2006
Right in the middle of our thumbnail, you can just make out the shape of the Great Buddha of Kamakura. Around 13 metres tall, the bronze statue is said to have been cast all the way…
Tuesday, 29th November 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing