The Gateway Arch, St. Louis

A very popular submission has been the The Gateway Arch or rather it’s massive shadow, ‘raydancer’ notes that is it the tallest national monument is the United States at 630 feet and is just as wide. If you look West…

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Saturday, 9th April 2005

Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a 60ft rock carving featuring (left to right) former U.S. Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. Props to xylon (and many others).

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Friday, 8th April 2005

Overlap

One of the places on the map where the overlapping satellite images make for a weird perspective is in downtown Dallas. I’ve been staring at this for a while and I can’t get my head around the perspective change. Thanks…

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Friday, 8th April 2005

Rainbow Bridge, Utah

The world’s largest natural bridge. The surrounding landscape is very surreal, it all looks like it is sculpted out of play dough. Thanks Jeff Reynolds.

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Friday, 8th April 2005

The Titan Missile Musem

The Titan Missile Museum in AZ is the only publicly accessible Titan II missile site in the USA. Zoom in and note the tiny black half-circle… that’s the half-open silo. It’s kept that way so the “soviets” can peer inside…

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Friday, 8th April 2005

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

Strangely beautiful. Thanks Rhett.

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Friday, 8th April 2005

Welcome to Google Sightseeing

Google Sightseeing takes you on a tour of the world as seen from satellite, using the free Google Earth program, or Google Maps in your web browser. Our team of authors present weird and wonderful sights as suggested by readers.

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