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Old 08-18-05, 03:11 PM
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Fun with Google Earth

Post your favorite cool Google Earth coordinates here:

39.126885,-121.433655 -- U2 in flight (over runway in Calif)
55.975803,-4.741695 -- Shipwreck in Glasgow (Scotland) harbor
49.281052,-123.113705 -- Postage Stamp in Vancouver
18.411552,-77.110366 -- Docked Cruise Ship in Jamaica
33.225456,-111.595806 -- Oprah-shaped Corn Maze (in Ariz)
39.904393,116.391510 -- Tiananmen Square (China)
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Old 08-18-05, 03:12 PM
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Also http://www.googleearthhacks.com/ has a bunch of things they have found.
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Old 08-18-05, 03:59 PM
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pretty cool,

anyway to clean up the image on my house?

will the upgraded account do that?
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Old 08-18-05, 04:16 PM
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Very nice. Thanks
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Old 08-18-05, 04:45 PM
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That site is full of cool add ons!!!
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Old 08-18-05, 04:47 PM
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It's a little creepy how the rooftops of the government buildings in DC are obscured.

Anyways, I think the amusement parks like DisneyLand/World and 6-Flags are interesting.
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100' Maxim cover
lat=35.6201766285, lon=-115.383210923
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Also stuff here: http://virtualglobetrotting.com/
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Old 06-13-06, 01:28 AM
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Google Earth 4 Beta was just released, so grab it while it's hot.
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Old 06-13-06, 01:33 AM
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Originally Posted by tommy28
pretty cool,

anyway to clean up the image on my house?

will the upgraded account do that?
"Note: While there are additional capabilities and features available in Google Earth Plus, the underlying imagery is the same for all versions of Google Earth."
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Old 06-13-06, 04:31 AM
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goes google stuff ever go out of beta? I've had their toolbar for about 3 years.
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Old 06-13-06, 07:46 AM
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Originally Posted by DAC
100' Maxim cover
lat=35.6201766285, lon=-115.383210923
Why do you go to the bother of posting somethin gthat isn't there? Very funny. Ha ha.
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Old 06-13-06, 08:25 AM
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Google Sightseeing is far away the best of these sites. Be careful - first time I went there I got glued for two hours.
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Old 06-13-06, 08:29 AM
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Apparently, the billboard is there, but the satellite imagery in Google Earth for those coordinates is stale. Downloading the kml file from Maxim overlays an aerial photo they took from a plane onto those coordinates, putting the billboard into Google Earth.
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Originally Posted by kenbuzz
18.411552,-77.110366 -- Docked Cruise Ship in Jamaica
Apparently that ship has finally set sail.
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there are always the flying cars
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Old 09-09-06, 02:09 PM
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Someone go to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and search the northern area of the city; along the river on both sides there are very small structures with circular white tanks of some kind. They seem to be one to two of these things each "block" and there seem to be thousands of them. Any idea what they are?
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Old 09-09-06, 07:44 PM
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Originally Posted by devynal
Someone go to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and search the northern area of the city; along the river on both sides there are very small structures with circular white tanks of some kind. They seem to be one to two of these things each "block" and there seem to be thousands of them. Any idea what they are?
Fuel tanks for the flying cars?
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Old 09-09-06, 08:58 PM
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Anyone else seen this?
Can't remember where I got it but it's a place called Huangyangtan in China where they've built a scale replica of some mountain range. Probably for military use.

38.15.56.66 - 105.57.07.52

Hope you can find it.
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