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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRoyal Observatory - Greenwich, London, UK

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The Royal Observatory in Greenwich played a major role in the history of astronomy and navigation, and is best known as the location of the prime meridian. It is situated on a hill in Greenwich Park, overlooking the River Thames.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: 1/2/2008

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SuperlativesOldest - Restaurant in Saint Martin - Marigot, Saint Martin

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Claude Mini-Club Restaurant is located on Boulevard de France in Marigot, Saint Martin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: St. Martin

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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Elevated Everyday ObjectsElevated Tobacco Pipe - (former) Old Knickerbockers Tobacconists - Menlo Park, CA

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This elevated tobacco pipe hangs in front of the former Old Knickerbockers Tobacconists storefront.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Ring of bells in Christendom - St Lawrence, Ipswich, Suffolk

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St Lawrence Church is a grade 2* listed church in Ipswich, Suffolk, that is now used as a community centre. The 15th-century church has the oldest set of church bells in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/23/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Collection of Historical Chamber Pots and Toilets in the World, Prague, Czech Republic

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The Museum of Historical Chamber Pots and Toilets in Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/23/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGoldsmith's Hall - Foster Lane, London, UK

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Goldsmith's Hall, a Grade I listed building that is home to the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, is located at the junction of Foster Lane and Gresham Street in the City of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/23/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGolden Hinde - Southwark, London, UK

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The replica of the Golden Hinde is located in a dry dock on the southern side of the River Thames close to Southwark Cathedral. Although a dry dock it is usually flooded as the ship looks better in water!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/23/2015

last visited: never

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Elevated Everyday ObjectsBluesmobile on a pole - Joliet, Illinois, USA

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An exact replica of the Blues Brothers' battered 1974 Dodge Monaco, complete with air raid siren on its roof, is mounted on a pole above a parking lot, of the Route 66 Food N Fuel gas station. Located alongside the Mother Road, in Joliet, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/23/2015

last visited: 2/23/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPalestra House - Blackfriars Road, London, UK

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Palestra House, designed by Will Alsop and occupied by Transport for London, is located on the east side of Blackfriars Road opposite Southwark underground station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: 3/31/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesShakespeare's Globe Theatre - Bankside, London, UK

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre is a reconstruction of the original Globe Theatre that used to stand a short distance away. It is on the south side of Bankside and is close to the Tate Modern and Millennium Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - French Immersion Elementary School in British Columbia.

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An elementary school since 1909, this was known as the Vernon Central School until it was renamed Beairsto School in 1961.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesTobacco Dock Ships - Wapping Lane, London, UK

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These two ships, in a permanently dry dock, are the "Three Sisters" and "Sky Lark"..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/20/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Peter's London Docks - Wapping Lane, London, UK

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The 1865 Anglican church, of St Peter London Docks, is located on the west side of Wapping Lane in east London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/20/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Standing Structure in the Virgin Islands - Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

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Currently under renovation, Fort Christian is an iconic National Historic Landmark which has been in continuous use since 1671. It is located in the center of Charlotte Amalie Old Town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: US Virgin Islands

date approved: 2/18/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOnly - Unmodified 17th-Century Fortified Tower in the Caribbean - Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI

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Blackbeard's Castle is located at the highest point on Government Hill in Charlotte Amalie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: US Virgin Islands

date approved: 2/18/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Survivor of the Fire of Nov. 1852 - Lady Adams Building

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The historic Lady Adams Building is the only remaining building to survive the November Fire of 1852 and is also the oldest building in Old Sacramento.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/18/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFirst - Dutch Reformed Church in the Caribbean - Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI

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The St. Thomas Reformed Church (formerly called the Dutch Reformed Church) is located on Garden Street in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: US Virgin Islands

date approved: 2/18/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Congregation in the Virgin Islands - Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI

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The St. Thomas Reformed Church (formerly called the Dutch Reformed Church) is located on Garden Street in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: US Virgin Islands

date approved: 2/18/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesTower Subway - Petty Wales, Tower Hill, London, UK

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This small, circular building is the northern entrance to the Tower Subway. It is located on the east side of Petty Wales to the south of the Tower of London souvenir shop. The tunnel was built in 1868.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/18/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSouthwark Underground Station - Blackfriars Road, London, UK

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The entrance to Southwark underground station is at the junction of Blackfriars Road and The Cut.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/16/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesNeedles Route 66 Sign ~ Satellite Oddity ~ California, USA.

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This sign used to say Welcome to Needles, as featured on Virtual Globetrotting. Now refurbished It just reads Needles, & a new Route 66 logo at its base. located at the corner of G Street and Broadway Street in downtown Needles, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 2/16/2015

last visited: 2/16/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGriffins - Tower Grove Park East Gate - St. Louis, MO

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"Donated by Henry Shaw. The lions were copied from lions on Pope Clement XIII's tomb in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome." ~ Smithsonian - Lions and Griffins, and Oh My

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/16/2015

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMercury and the Infant Bacchus - Chateau Roztoky, Czech Republic-

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Bronze statuary of Mercury and the Infant Bacchus in a garden of Chateau Roztoky near Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/16/2015

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsThe Bombing of Boise City, Oklahoma

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The only city in the continental US to be bombed during WWII was bombed by America ~ One of the bombs is still in the ground, as a sort of memorial

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/14/2015

last visited: never

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Highway Giants -  Muffler MenSalsa Muffler Man - Malibu, CA

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A muffler man in Malibu, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/13/2015

last visited: never

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