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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A trio of #streetview dinosaur sights for this Friday, starting with a T-Rex trying to cross the road:
A trio of #streetview dinosaur sights for this Friday, starting with a T-Rex trying to cross the road: http://gss.st/6S
Friday, 26th June 2009
Albino dinosaurs run amok in Amsterdam! Grrrr! Arrrgh! Roaaar! http://gss.st/1J #streetview
Friday, 8th May 2009
Long-time GSS readers may recall the story of Bennie the Dinosaur, who we originally spotted way back in February 2006. Bennie was originally employed as the mascot for a now-defunct chain of cigarette shops and in…
Wednesday, 13th August 2008
It’s time travelling time at GSS, and today we’re travelling back to the Jurassic, Late Jurassic and the Pleistocene periods, all at the same time! Yes you heard me right, as here in the Plänterwald leisure…
Friday, 17th November 2006
Bennie was a fifty-foot tall, 15,000 pound brachiosaur with a shady past, who used to watch over the I-680 highway from this vantage point in Benicia, CA. Before moving here Bennie used to live on the…
Sunday, 26th February 2006
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…