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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBlack Friar - Queen Victoria Street, London, UK

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This aerial view is of a pub named Blackfriars in the City of London. It is at the western end of Queen Victoria Street close to Blackfriars Station and bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Royal Courts of Justice - Strand, London, UK

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The Royal Courts of Justice stand on the north side of Strand in central London. Building started in 1873 and the courts were opened by Queen Victoria in 1882.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: never

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Human ErrorThe Flower of Lis House - Ericeira, Portugal

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In this house, one of the tiles is upside down

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: 3/1/2014

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SuperlativesMost - Visited Museum in the Netherlands - Amsterdam, Netherlands

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The Van Gogh Museum is the most visited museum in the Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: 10/8/2011

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Bookstore in activity in the World, Lisboa, Portugal

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"Established in 1732, Bertrand bookshop, located in Lisbon, Portugal, is the oldest operating bookshop." N 38° 42.645 W 009° 08.468

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Portugal

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: never

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Letters on HillsRS - Anaheim, CA

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RS stands for Radiator Springs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/26/2014

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesWinged Lions - Las Vegas, NV

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Winged Lions are not griffins... although they have taken on different forms in different cultures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Nevada

date approved: 2/26/2014

last visited: 8/18/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMinerva - Epic Being - York, Great Britain.

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Minerva the Roman Goddess of Wisdom and Drama. Her sculpture relaxes on a stack of books. Attended by her wise owl, at the corner of High Petergate and Minster Gates, York, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/26/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesKauffman Center for the Performing Arts - Kansas City, Mo.

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This is Kansas City's new Performing Arts Center, and from above, looks like two giant metallic snails side by side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/25/2014

last visited: never

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Man-made Devilish LocationsTribute to Gil Vicente - Oeiras, Portugal

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"Tribute to Gil Vicente in the form of Auto da Barca do Inferno (Hell´s Boat Auto."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 2/25/2014

last visited: never

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Toynbee TilesToynbee Tile - W. 56th Street & 5th Avenue - New York, NY

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A newer Toynebee Tile is located on W. 56th Street neear the intersection with 5th Avenue in midtown Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 2/24/2014

last visited: never

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Vortexes, Mystery Spots, and Gravity HillsSuperstition Mountains -- nr Apache Junction AZ

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The Superstition Mountains are well known as a source of many mysterious energy vortices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 2/21/2014

last visited: 4/5/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesNeptunbrunnen - Weilburg, Hessen, Germany

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On the marketplace of Weilburg the Fountain of Neptune is located. Neptune was the Roman god of freshwater and the sea in Roman religion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 2/21/2014

last visited: 4/14/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHercules - St. Petersburg, Russia

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This sculpture is located in the Hermitage Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Russia

date approved: 2/21/2014

last visited: 8/16/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGriffin (Vogel Gryff) - Basel, Switzerland

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A statue of a griffin in its specific local form in the court of the former Carthusian monastery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 2/21/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery Oddities30 St Mary Axe - London, UK

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Known as "The Gherkin" due to its shape 30 St Mary Axe is on of London's iconic buildings. It was designed by Norman Foster and opened in 2004.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2014

last visited: 12/10/2013

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBank of England - Lothbury, London, UK

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The Bank of England is located in the City of London and has a museum that opens to the public.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Iron Furnace West of the Allegheny Mountains - Weirton, West Virginia

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Historic former iron furnace near Weirton, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2014

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHercules mourning - Thomas Church, Strasbourg

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This sculpture of Hercules is located in the Protestant Thomas Church in Strasbourg. It depicts Hercules mourning for Count Hermann Moritz of Saxony, a German commander and military thinker in the French service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsFish Fountain Initiations - Munich, Germany

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"To round off their schooling, young apprentice butchers were sheathed in nothing but a sheepskin and a calf’s penis hanging from their necks, spun around three times and thrown into the fountain."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 11/30/2013

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPhysics Garden - Satellite Oddity - Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.

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A real oddity, you don't see many of these Physics gardens from the medieval past. You can easily see the formal pattern from the Satellite.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesKalø Slotsruin-Denmark. Kalø castle ruin

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Kalø Slotsruin er en af vore best bevarede borge fra middelalderen. Kalø castle ruin is one of our best preserved castles from the Mittle Ages.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: 3/31/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Royal Exchange - London, UK

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The Royal Exchange sits between Threadneedle Street and Cornhill at the heart of the City of London. The western end of the building overlooks Bank junction where six roads meet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesAmazon - Basel, Switzerland

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A statue of an Amazon by Carl Burckhardt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: never

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Guinness World RecordsPie trowing - Alphen aan den Rijn (NL)

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World record of 2000 people throwing pies, achieved in 2013.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: never

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