Google Street View Sightseeing

Obviously flocks of birds can get much bigger than this, but this is by far the largest flock captured on #streetview

Friday, 5th June 2009

The rarely-spotted super-giant ladybug is known to pray on seedy nightclubs

Thursday, 4th June 2009

Aliens have landed in Wisconsin! They’ve also held an annual parade since 1987 – why wasn’t this on the news?

Thursday, 4th June 2009

Giant library in Cardiff – it has a Harry Potter but/ is somehow missing! #streetview via @richellis

Thursday, 4th June 2009

Giant pencils, brushes and books line the street The pencils are covered in all sorts of jibber-jabber

Thursday, 4th June 2009

Erm… why, upon seeing the #streetview car, has this scary old man started grabbing at his crotch?

Wednesday, 3rd June 2009

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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Previously on Google Sightseeing

Volcanoes of the Northern Marianas (Volcano Week 7)

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.

Quirky Border Towns of North America

Have you ever walked through the front door of a building in one country and walked out the back door…

Sakura-jima (Volcano Week 7)

Once a volcanic island centered in Japan’s Kagoshima Bay, during an eruption in 1914 the Sakura-jima volcano decided to change…

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