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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There have been many creatures found on Google Earth, but the most impressive ones are mostly there as part of the National Geographic African Megaflyover Project, which brought us thousands of super-high-resolution aerial photographs of Africa.…
Friday, 9th November 2007
In the desert of Mali, West Africa, we find the skull of an ex-cow, which was captured as part of the National Geographic Africa Megaflyover project. By the look of those horns, I’d say the skull…
Wednesday, 31st January 2007
Guess where The Longest Conveyor Belt in the World is? Western Sahara of course. (More than half of the conveyor is in high-res, but the particularly cool section shown here has been captured in super high-res…
Tuesday, 15th August 2006
Previously on Google Sightseeing