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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On June 6, 1892, the first section of Chicago’s iconic ‘L’ (elevated) transit system opened. The Chicago and South Side Rapid Transit Railroad had been constructed along an alley stretching 5.8km (3.6miles) from Van Buren St…
Friday, 6th June 2014
In 1986, Matthew Broderick starred as Ferris Bueller in the now classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and inspired a whole generation of kids to aim so much higher when taking an “unscheduled day-off”. Today we’re going…
Wednesday, 24th October 2012
In Chicago, Have we finally stumbled across a couple having sex on Google #streetview? http://gss.st/2te
Friday, 4th March 2011
Morton Salt is apparently North America’s leading producer of salt and have been based in Chicago since being founded in 1848. The roof of the factory has the company name, along with their slogan “When it…
Saturday, 1st April 2006
Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry is home to many exhibits including a coal mine, a 3,500 square foot model railway and the U-505, which can be seen in the middle of the thumbnail below. Captured…
Wednesday, 29th March 2006
Previously on Google Sightseeing