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Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:25 am

I was playing with Google Earth and found some interesting things. Post pics of stuff you find  Smile

Weird design for Naval base buildings.
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y84/kaigywer/san_diego_swastika.jpg

FBU. Old Oslo Airport, closed in 98 for OSL
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y84/kaigywer/fornebu.jpg
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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:44 am

Here's some:

Nuclear bomb testing, west of Area 51

http://img240.imageshack.us/img240/2459/bomb1qm.jpg


Yosemite Valley, now in high res




That crazy stuff in Dubai, also recently added with the new update



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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 10:08 am

Quoting Newark777 (Reply 1):
Nuclear bomb testing, west of Area 51

WOW the crater is huge
 
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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 10:16 am

Quoting VHVXB (Reply 2):

WOW the crater is huge

Yep, that's the famous Sedan Crater, about a quarter mile across. The whole landscape from that crater south about 15 miles is just pitted with hundreds of the craters.

It's at 37 10 36 N 116 02 47 W if anyone is interested.

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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 10:23 am

I saw this on another website and was wondering, other than the learjets on display, what's up with the school bus?!?

This is near downtown STL:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v452/homer71/stl01.jpg

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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 10:25 am

I believe that is a museum of some kind.

EDIT: Yes, I just checked, it's the City Museum in St Louis. You can see the bus in the picture on this page:
http://www.citymuseum.org/allattractions.html

Harry

[Edited 2006-06-17 03:28:20]
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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 10:37 am

Quoting Newark777 (Reply 3):
Yep, that's the famous Sedan Crater, about a quarter mile across. The whole landscape from that crater south about 15 miles is just pitted with hundreds of the craters.

Your right. The one of the pic you post was biggest and there are quite few a small ones there also. Intresting stuff kind of looks like a war occured with all those craters.
 
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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 10:39 am

Newark777 what version of Google Earth are you running? Is that the payware version?
 
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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 10:40 am

Quoting BartiniMan (Reply 7):
Newark777 what version of Google Earth are you running? Is that the payware version?

Google Earth 4 Beta, downloadable off their website.

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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:39 pm

With a little bit of imagination, this park smiles at you - even though the glasses are weird:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c81/aloges/gesmiley.jpg
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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:56 pm

Quoting Aloges (Reply 9):
With a little bit of imagination, this park smiles at you - even though the glasses are weird:

yea... and the park has a pair of tits... if course you gotta use a bit of imagination!

-Zaki
 
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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sat Jun 17, 2006 8:59 pm

Quoting CO7e7 (Reply 10):
and the park has a pair of tits.

...even has nipples!  duck 
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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Sun Jun 18, 2006 12:26 am

Quoting Newark777 (Reply 1):

Nice Pic
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RE: Interesting Google Earth Spots

Mon Jun 19, 2006 5:37 am

Quoting Aloges (Reply 9):
With a little bit of imagination, this park smiles at you - even though the glasses are weird:

Haha, no way that is a coincidence Big grin
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