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Which is the most interesting sight you have ever seen on Google Earth? Answered

 

Which is the most interesting sight you have ever seen on Google Earth?

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seandogue

8 years ago

the successful removal of my street from google earth and google streetview after a short battle with the creeps at google.

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Molten Boron

8 years ago

I heard there was a controversial landmark a mile or so east of Disney World Florida... But I don't have Google Earth handy right now...

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Hiyadudez

8 years ago

My house,
The aircraft bone yards in Arizona (?)
The off site nuke storage bunkers outside what used to be Carswell AFB.
Most any large city
Most any high detail unpopulated area
Disney world
Most any airport
Anywhere in Italy
London
NY,NY
The little (not anymore) farm town I spent some of my youth in
Coral Island, Blackpool
Central pier
South pier
West pier

Just about anyplace you look.  I get mesmerized by all of the detail available on GE.

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Re-designHiyadudez

Answer 8 years ago

Wow!  I don't think I've ever posted an answer so good that someone else liked it so much that that copied it entirely and posted it as their own.
Thanks for the compliment!

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Z..

8 years ago

Being able to look over my own back fence......., and see the rust spots on my car. :(

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Jack A Lopez

8 years ago

I'm a big fan of environmental damage, places like abandoned nuclear power plants, strip mining sites, chat piles, old neighborhoods abandoned due to POPs in the soil, that sort of thing. Some links:


Chernobyl, Prypiat, Ukraine:        site of the world's worst nuclear reactor accident
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chernobyl_Nuclear_Power_Plant
http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?pagename=Chernobyl_Nuclear_Power_Plant&params=51_23_22.39_N_30_05_56.93_E_region:UA_type:landmark


Berkeley Pit, Butte, Montana:        big freakin' hole, with acid water and dissolved metals
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkeley_Pit
http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?pagename=Berkeley_Pit&params=46_01_02.38_N_112_30_36.60_W_region:US_type:landmark
http://www.billingsgazette.com/newdex.php?display=rednews/2003/01/12/build/local/pitdog.inc


Bone Valley, Polk County, Florida:        piles of phosphogypsum, slightly radioactive
http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?pagename=Polk_County,_Florida&params=27.96_N_-81.70_E_type:adm2_region:US-FL_source:UScensus1990
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phosphogypsum
http://www.fluoridealert.org/phosphate/overview.htm


Picher, Oklahoma:        piles of "chat" lead mining waste
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Picher,_Oklahoma
http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?pagename=Picher,_Oklahoma&params=36.982824_N_-94.832777_E_type:city_region:US&title=Picher%2C+Oklahoma
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/creekrunsred/


Love Canal,Niagra Falls, New York:     suburb built on top of toxic waste dump        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_Canal
http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?pagename=Love_Canal&params=43.080518_N_-78.948956_E_type:landmark_region:US&title=Love+Canal


Times Beach, Missouri:           neighborhood abandoned due to dioxin contamination
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Times_Beach,_Missouri
http://stable.toolserver.org/geohack/geohack.php?pagename=Times_Beach,_Missouri&params=38_30_N_90_36_W_

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DELETED_afw11

8 years ago

Just go to Youtube and type in "Google Earth secrets" or something like that, and some pretty cool videos will come up. My favorite is this weird face in the dunes of Africa.

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northantrim

8 years ago

A really big volcanoe with lots of diferent colours on it like brown and green.

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Re-design

8 years ago

My house,
The aircraft bone yards in Arizona (?)
The off site nuke storage bunkers outside what used to be Carswell AFB.
Most any large city
Most any high detail unpopulated area
Disney world
Most any airport
Anywhere in Italy
London
NY,NY
The little (not anymore) farm town I spent some of my youth in

Just about anyplace you look.  I get mesmerized by all of the detail available on GE.