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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.

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 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: 4/13/2014

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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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Satellite Imagery OdditiesStone Circle - Satellite Oddity - Neath, Wales.

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Gorsedd Altar and Druids Stone Circle, are central to the Eisteddfod. The outdoor altar, and the eleven standing stone circle and single headstone are clearly viewed by satellite, located at Victoria Park, Neath, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: never

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

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This large Mural is on the centre front of 55 West building, an apartment tower in Downtown Orlando. The mural is approximately six stories tall, The mural is clearly shown on the Satellite view of Google Earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/25/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLonely Obelisk - Satellite Oddity - St Hilary Downs, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.

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a lonely First World War Obelisk commemorating the dead of the Glamorgan Yeomanry Regiment. Located at St Hilary Down, The Vale of Glamorgan/Bro Morgannwg, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/23/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWeather Vane Horse - Satellite Oddity - Orlando, Florida.

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'The Great American Horse' a highly stylized, weather vane inspired, bronze horse. The weather vane used to predict the wind direction and weather, now the Satellite does all weather forecasting. Located on International Drive, Orlando, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/23/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCenotaph - Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.

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Victoria Square, Aberdare, is dominated by a Memorial to WWI, WWII, and all other Conflicts, built by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1922 as the prototype for the Cenotaph in London’s Whitehall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/20/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt James' Palace - London, UK

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St James' Palace is located between Pall Mall to the north and The Mall to the south. It became the principal residence of the monarch in London from 1698 until 1837 when it moved to Buckingham Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/20/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesUpside Down House - Orlando, Florida, USA.

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Upside Down House - One of Florida's top visitor attractions, International Drive, Orlando, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/17/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBoston Airport - Satellite Oddity - Logan Airport, Boston, MA, USA.

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Logan Airport Boston has a unique Control Tower as it has two support columns. It has a great view of the Airport, but not as good as the Satellite and the view shown on Google Earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/17/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGlass Cube - Logan Airport, Boston, MA, USA.

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The Glass Cube is the Logan Airport 9/11 Memorial, It honours the passengers and crews of American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175, which departed Logan Airport the morning of Sept 11th 2001.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMansion House - Mansion House Street, London, UK

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Mansion House was built between 1739 and 1753 to designs by George Dance the elder.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMetropol Parasol - Seville, Spain

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Also known as Las Setas, Metropol Parasol is a wooden structure located at La Encarnación square, in the old quarter of Seville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 4/10/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLa Giralda - Seville, Spain

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The Giralda is a former minaret that was converted to a bell tower for the Cathedral of Seville. The fact that the giraldillo, atop the bell tower, acts as a weathervane, turning according to the direction of the wind, gave the tower its name, Giralda, from “girar”, “to turn”.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 4/8/2014

last visited: 5/22/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSanta Maria della Spina - Pisa, Italy

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Santa Maria della Spina is a small Gothic church in the Italian city of Pisa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 4/3/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Nicholas Church - Westgate Street, Gloucester, UK

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St Nicholas, a former Anglican church, is no longer in regular use and is cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust. It is usually open during daylight hours.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGloucester Cathedral - Gloucester, UK

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This has been a place of Christian worship continuously for over 1300 years, since Osric, an Anglo-Saxon prince, founded a religious house here in 678-9 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/20/2014

last visited: never

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