On October 21, 1797, the USS Constitution was launched in Boston Harbor. Nicknamed ‘Old Ironsides’, the vessel has far outlived…
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The Aleutian Islands are the northern boundary of the Pacific Ocean’s ‘ring of fire’. Starting just off the Alaska Peninsula, an arc of more than 300 volcanic islands stretches for almost 2,000km across the Pacific. While…
Thursday, 25th August 2011
This Brazilian island looks like HELL ON EARTH. http://gss.st/2w9 #notreally #googlemaps
Tuesday, 12th July 2011
Who wouldn’t want their own private island to wall themselves off from the rest of the world while enjoying the comforts of wealth and opulence? After all, celebrities do it all the time. Thanks to Google Maps, we can get a glimpse of these water-bound estates and see how the other half live.
Friday, 3rd June 2011
Ever dreamed of living on your own private tropical island? Rishi Sowa clearly had, as he took the rather novel approach of building his own floating paradise – Spiral Island. A keen environmentalist, Sowa wanted to…
Thursday, 24th February 2011
There’s 2 copies of Frank from @GoTahina in this super-high-resolution aerial photograph of a tiny island #googlemaps
There’s 2 copies of Frank from @GoTahina in this super-high-resolution aerial photograph of a tiny island http://gss.st/2sJ #googlemaps
Thursday, 3rd February 2011
Previously on Google Sightseeing
On October 20, 1973, Sydney Opera House opened to the public following 14 years of construction. The building actually houses…
On this day in 1860 the first British Open Golf Championship was held at the Prestwick Golf Club. Eight golfers…