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Satellite Imagery OdditiesChain of Rocks Bridge - Satellite Oddity - Madison, Illinois, USA

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The 1 mile long, Chain of Rocks Bridge is one of the more interesting bridges in America. For more than three decades, this narrow bridge was a significant landmark for travellers driving Route 66, as they cross the mighty Mississippi River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBuckingham Fountain - Satellite Oddity - Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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The Buckingham Fountain, is the old finishing point of the Historic Route 66. The Fountain was known as the Eastern Terminus of the Old Route 66, before 66 was relocated to the City Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: 8/6/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWillis Tower - (Sears Tower) - Chicago, Illinois, USA

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The Willis Tower formerly the Sears Tower remains the tallest building in the Western hemisphere and it is the largest commercial use office building in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/8/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesKan-O-Tex Gas Station - Galena, Kansas, USA.

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This 1934 vintage Kan-o-Tex gas and service station, located on the old Historic Route-66, said to be the inspiration for radiator springs, and Tow Mater in the Movie cars.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/7/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesConnect the dots

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This school looks like 5 connected dots from Google Earth. This unusual architecture is the Valley R-VI Intermediate School in Caledonia MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesHoover Dam Bypass Bridge - Satellite Oddity - Nevada, USA.

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The Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge (Interstate-93) is an amazing site from above and below. The official name of the bridge is 'Mike O'Callighan - Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge' it spans the Colorado river 1500 feet South of the Hoover Dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: 8/5/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWelcome to Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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This Satellite Imagery Oddity is on the shore of Ocho Rios Bay to welcome Cruise Ship passengers to Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Jamaica

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: 1/26/2012

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBerkeley HS Yellowjackets - Berkeley, California

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The Berkeley HS (Yellow)Jackets have a stadium that shows their name in the end zones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGalileo Lions - San Francisco, California

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The Galileo Academy Lions have a stadium that shows their name in the end zones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesOklahoma Fallen and Living Firefighters Memorial - OKC, OK

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Satellite view of this absolutely beautiful memorial honoring Fallen and Living firefighters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/14/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesEstádio Cidade de Barcelos - Barcelos, Portugal

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Estádio Cidade de Barcelos is a football stadium in the city of Barcelos.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 5/13/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAuburn Seals - Auburn, CA

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Cool seals on the ground at an intersection on Lincoln Way. The seals can be seen from space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCenotaph Obelisk - Satellite Oddity - Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Great Britain.

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Harrogate Obelisk, Cenotaph or War Memorial was unveiled in 1923 as a memorial to the dead in World War I and re-dedicated after World War II. to become a Combined memorial. You can see the shadow cast by the memorial obelisk on the Satellite View.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2014

last visited: 5/5/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesHistoric Bridge Remmnant - Satellite Oddity - Loughor, Wales.

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The Loughor Railway Viaduct was the only surviving timber rail bridge in the Country. It was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1852. The new bridge carries the South Wales main line across the tidal estuary of the River Loughor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSwirl Cone - Satellite Oddity - Bynea, Llanelli, Wales.

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This 45 feet high art work called Swirl Cone, by artist Colin Rose, looking like a Maypole made from 400 stainless steel cables. Constructed on a traffic island, located in Bynea, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/7/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWhirlyBall Player - i.Drive, Orlando, Florida, USA.

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Giant WhirlyBall Player. At the entrance of the WhirlyBall Dome. Located on International Drive, Orlando, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesHistoric Water Tower - Davenport Florida, USA.

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The Water Tower in Davenport was due to be demolished, but there is strong local objection to save the historic tower. Looks like the objectors are winning, and it will become a disguised cell phone tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 5/4/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesQuark - Satellite Oddity - Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

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An abstract 70 feet tall, 20 ton, blue painted, steel sculpture, titled 'Quark' by its sculptor John Henry. An ironic use of the name for the smallest particle of matter in the Universe. Located in Tallahassee, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 5/2/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesForrest Gump's Shrimp Boat - Satellite Oddity - Florida, USA.

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The Bubba Gump Shrimp boat 'Jenny' can clearly be seen from space. 'Jenny' was used in the movie 'Forrest Gump' is enjoying retirement in a lagoon next to Planet Hollywood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 5/1/2014

last visited: 5/23/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBigfoot - Satellite Oddity - Kissimmee, Florida, USA.

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The Monster truck now known as 'Big Fun' used to be known as the World Famous 'Big Foot' Monster Truck, it is now located at 'Fun Spot USA' Kissimmee, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSee a Golf Ball from Space - Kissimmee, Florida, USA.

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A giant golf ball on a tee promotes the Pirates Cove, crazy golf course. The Golf Ball can be viewed by satellite, you can even see the Dimples in the ball. Located on Hwy US-192, Kissimmee, Florida.

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location: Florida

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSee a NBA Player from Space - Orlando, Florida, USA.

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Giant Basketball Player - This big guy NBA's 'Logoman' is ready for action in front of of NBA City restaurant. Located at Universal City Walk, in Orlando, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: 5/3/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMollusc Sculpture - Chesterfield, UK

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Who would have believed that a mollusc could be big enough to be seen from space ?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGrand Canyon - Arizona

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At 277 miles long, 18 miles wide, and over a mile deep, the Grand Canyon is one of the most easily recognizable landmarks viewed from space

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Arizona

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: 8/2/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGiant Praying Hands - ORU - Tulsa, OK

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Giant praying hands that are easily visible on satellite map views

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: 4/29/2014

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