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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBottle Tree Ranch - Satellite Oddity - Oro Grande, California, USA

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Elmer Long has created a folk art 'Bottle Tree Forest' in the Mojave Desert. Elmer is affectionately known on Route 66 as the 'Bottle Tree Man' His Ranch is Featured on Virtual Globetrotting, in Oro Grande, San Bernardino County, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 1/27/2015

last visited: 5/22/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesApplause - Satellite Oddity - Sarasota, Florida, USA.

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The 'Applause' an abstract geometric sculpture, featured on virtual Globetrotting, displayed in front of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Located alongside the Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 1/27/2015

last visited: 5/22/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesClifton Suspension Bridge - Satellite Oddity - Bristol, Great Britain.

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Clifton Suspension Bridge - One of the Worlds great bridges, spans the Avon Gorge & River 100's of feet below, Brunel's Clifton Suspension Bridge is featured in Virtual Globetrotting, & has been an Iconic landmark in Bristol for over 150 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/27/2015

last visited: 1/27/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesUrban Light - Satellite Oddity - Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Chris Burden's - Urban Light - Featured on Virtual Globetrotting. The sculpture consists of 202 restored vintage light posts from City's in the vicinity of Los Angeles, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 1/27/2015

last visited: 5/28/2013

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGiant Orange Stand - Satellite Oddity - Fontana, California, USA

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The last giant Orange shaped juice kiosk left standing along the Mother Road. now known as 'Bono's Historic Orange' Located alongside Route 66 in Fontana, San Bernardino County, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 1/27/2015

last visited: 1/27/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt John's Waterloo - Waterloo Road, London, UK

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The church of St John the Evangelist, with St Andrew's Short Street, is located on the north east side of Waterloo Road close to the IMAX cinema and close to Waterloo railway station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/26/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesDwingeloo Radio Observatory - Dwingeloo NL

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Radio Telescope in the forest nearby Dwingeloo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: 5/17/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWorld's Largest Rocking Chair - Fanning, Missouri, USA.

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Route 66 landmark - World’s Largest Rocking Chair, over 42 feet tall making it a Guinness World record holder. Featured on Virtual globetrotting. Located at the Route 66 Outpost, Fanning, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: 5/13/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesKneeling Miner - Satellite Oddity - Webb City, Missouri, USA.

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A bronze sculpture of a Kneeling Miner, created by Jack Dawson. The statue is featured in on Virtual Globetrotting. Located alongside Route 66, Webb City, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: 3/20/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesTrinity Hospital - Greenwich, London, UK

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Trinity Hospital is an almshouse and is located adjacent to the River Thames in Greenwich. A tower, on the north west face, has the date as 1616.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Queen's House - Greenwich, London, UK

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The Queen's House is located to the north east of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. It was built between 1616–1619 and designed by Inigo Jones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesNational Maritime Museum - Greenwich, London, UK

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The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich is the leading maritime museum of the United Kingdom and may be the largest museum of its kind in the world. Located in Greenwich Park it is a short walk from the other historical gems that are in Greenwich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGreenwich Market - College Approach, Greenwich, London, UK

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There has been a market in Greenwich since the 14th century with the current market dating from 1700 when a charter to run two markets, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, was given to the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital for 1000 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: 6/7/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesTire Changing Woman - Satellite Oddity - Carthage, Missouri, USA.

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Tire Changing Woman - A rusty pickup truck raised up on a platform advertises a tire shop with a grinning self portrait of the artist & sculptor Lowell Davis at the wheel, & a grimy woman is changing the tire. Located in Carthage, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: 5/10/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCrapduster - Satellite Oddity - Carthage, Missouri, USA.

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Crapduster - a Heath Robinson type, fun flying machine made of an antique manure spreader fitted with biplane wings. with a crash test dummy as a pilot. It was built in 1997 by painter and sculptor Lowell Davis, Located in Carthage, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: 5/10/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Alfege - Greenwich High Road, Greenwich, London, UK

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The church of St Alfege is one of the churches built to a design by Nicholas Hawksmoor, a pupil of Sir Christopher Wren. The church occupies a prominent location in Greenwich town centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPeter Harrison Planetarium - Greenwich Park, Greenwich, London, UK

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This is now London's only planetarium. The Peter Harrison Planetarium is part of the Royal Observatory complex in Greenwich Park at the top of the hill and just south of the Observatory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWorld's Largest Ketchup Bottle - Satellite Oddity - Collinsville, Illinois, USA.

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The World’s Largest ketchup Bottle - Featured on the Virtual Globetrotting Web site. The 100,000-gallon water tower was built in 1949 to resemble a Brooks Catsup bottle. Located near Historic Route 66 in Collinsville, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: 5/10/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesDiscover Greenwich Visitor Centre - Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, UK

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The Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre opened in March 2010. It is free to enter and is located in the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College close to the Cutty Sark. There is a permanent exhibition that explores the 500 year history of the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/16/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesOld Royal Naval College - Greenwich, London, UK

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The Old Royal Naval College is a part of Maritime Greenwich that is made up of several beautiful buildings and is located next to the River Thames in Greenwich. The view of the ORNC from the other side of the river is stunning.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/16/2015

last visited: 1/3/2008

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGreenwich Foot Tunnel - Greenwich, London, UK

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The Greenwich foot tunnel passes beneath the River Thames from Greenwich, at the southern end, to the Isle of Dogs (Tower Hamlets) at the northern end.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGemini Giant - Wilmington, Illinois, USA.

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The Gemini Giant is a landmark statue on Route 66 at the Eastern approach to Wilmington, Illinois. This Spaceman stands 27 feet tall, is visible from space & featured in several locations on Virtual Globetrotter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/13/2015

last visited: 5/9/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCutty Sark - Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, London, UK

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The Cutty Sark is probably the world's best known tea clipper even more so since the fire that nearly destroyed it. The ship has now been rebuilt, raised and had a new visitor centre built around it. It's not everyone's cup of tea though.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/12/2015

last visited: 6/7/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Dunstan-in-the-East - Idol Lane, London, UK

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The church, that was originally built around 1100, is located to the north of Lower Thames Street. The tower, with spire, is intact but only the walls remain of the rest of the church and this has been turned into a pleasant, quiet garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLondon City Hall - The Queen's Walk, London, UK

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City Hall is part of the More London development located between London Bridge and Tower Bridge, on the south bank of the Thames. The GLA is leasing City Hall for 25 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2015

last visited: never

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