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Satellite Imagery OdditiesStatue of James Henry Greathead - Cornhill, London, UK

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This statue is of James Henry Greathead who was the Chief Engineer of the City and South London Railway. The statue stands in the centre of Cornhill close to the Royal Exchange and Bank of England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesForte Michelangelo - Civitavecchia, Lazio, Italy

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Forte Michelangelo is a massive fort completed in 1535 to protect Rome from pirates. It is located in Civitavecchia which is the the port city on the Tyrrhenian Sea serving Rome, 40 miles northwest of Rome.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPlace de la Comédie - Montpellier, France

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The Place de la Comédie is the main focal point of the city of Montpellier, in the Hérault département in southern France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPiraeus Lion of Venice - Venice, Italy

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The Piraeus Lion is one of four lion statues at the Venetian Arsenal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesEntrance to the Venetian Arsenal - Venice, Italy

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The Venetian Arsenal (Italian: Arsenale di Venezia) was a complex of state-owned shipyards and armories clustered together in Venice in northern Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 2/26/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSaint Mark's Square - Venecia, Italy

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This great square overlooking the water is a mixture of spaces, volumes and styles: the Procurator's residence, the bell tower, the Doge's Palace and the Sansoviniana Bookshop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 2/26/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesDoge's Palace - Venice, Italy

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The Doge's Palace (Ital. Palazzo Ducale) is a gothic palace in Venice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 2/26/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCampanile di San Marco - Venice, Italy

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The famous bell tower is 97 metres high and on top is a golden statue of the Archangel Gabriel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 2/26/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Mark's Clocktower - Venice, Italy

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The Clock Tower in Venice is an early renaissance building on the north side of the Piazza San Marco at the entrance to the Merceria. It comprises a tower, which contains the clock, and lower buildings on each side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 2/26/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesChurch of San Simeon Piccolo - Venice, Italy

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This imposing church is located opposite the Santa Lucia train station. The Church of San Simeon Piccolo was built at the beginning of the 18th century and was intended to be a copy of the Pantheon in Rome.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 2/25/2017

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPonte della Costituzione - Venice, Italy

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The Ponte della Costituzione (English: Constitution Bridge) is the fourth bridge over the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. It was designed by Santiago Calatrava, and was moved into place in 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 2/25/2017

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPomona - Barcelona, Spain

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A sculpture of the Roman goddess Pomona, the of goddess of fruit trees, gardens, and orchards is located in the Plaça de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPalau de les Arts Reina Sofía - Valencia, Spain

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The ultramodern Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia is the opera house and cultural center of the the City of Arts and Sciences> It was designed by AIA Gold Medal recipient Santiago Calatrava and built on the old Turia Riverbed in Valencia, Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: never

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Readable From AboveSegelfluggelände Mönchsheide - Bad Breisig - RLP - Germany

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Halle des Luftsportverein Mönchsheide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRoyal Palace - Monaco-Ville, Monaco

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The Royal Palace of Monaco, a.k.a. Prince's Palace, is the official residence of the Prince of Monaco, Prince Albert II. It's located at Place du Palais at the west end of the geographical feature known as the Rock of Monaco (Rocher de Monaco).

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Monaco

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCathédrale de St. Pierre - Montpellier, France

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Montpellier Cathedral, properly the Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Montpellier, is a Roman Catholic cathedral and a national monument of France located in the city of Montpellier. It is the seat of the Archbishops, previously Bishops, of Montpellier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSOUTHERNMOST -- Stand of Quaking Aspens in the US, Window Trail, Big Bend NP TX

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A Chisos Mountains information sign along the Window Trail near the Chisos Basin Visitor Center points out that the Quaking Aspen trees on Emory Peak are the southernmost stand of such trees in the US

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 12/25/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesArc de Triomphe - Montpellier, France

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Arc de Triomphe, a 15m/49ft high triumphal arch in honor of Louis XIV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSaint Clément Aqueduct - Montpellier, France

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The Saint Clément Aqueduct, built in the 18th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCathédrale Notre-Dame - Reims, France

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The Notre-Dame de Reims (Our Lady of Rheims) is the Cathedral of Reims, where the kings of France were once crowned.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Champagne-Ardenne, France

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMonasterio de San Martín Pinario - Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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With a surface area of 20,000 square meters, the monastery of San Martín Pinario is the second largest religious monument in Santiago after the Cathedral. The main façade, in the Baroque style like most of the rest of the work, is 100 m long.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesHostal de los Reyes Catolicos - Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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Historically the Reyes Catolicos building has seen various transitions in its use. It was commissioned by the Spanish king in the fifteenth century as a hostal and hospital for Santiago’s visiting pilgrims, but it has some other idiosyncrasies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPalacio de Rajoy - Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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The Rajoy palace is a long and elegant four storey granite building that faces Santiago cathedral on the Obradioro square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCathedral of Santiago de Compostela - Spain

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The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Galician: Catedral de Santiago de Compostela) is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela, and is an integral component of the Santiago de Compostela World Heritage Site in Galicia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBurgos Cathedral - Burgos, Spain

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The Cathedral of Saint Mary of Burgos (Spanish: Catedral de Santa María de Burgos) is a Catholic church dedicated to the Virgin Mary located in the Spanish city of Burgos.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Castilla y León, Spain

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: never

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