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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: 6/26/2015

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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: 6/26/2015

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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: 6/9/2014

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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: 6/26/2015

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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: 6/25/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMerchant Navy Memorial - Tower Hill, London, UK

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The Merchant Navy Memorial to both the Great War and Second World War stands in Trinity Square Gardens on the north side of Tower Hill and a short distance west of Tower Hill tube station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/8/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesVictoria Coach Station - Elizabeth Street, London, UK

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Victoria Coach Station is in two parts: arrivals and departures which are divided by Elizabeth Street. Departures, for which the co-ordinates are given, is on the south west side of Elizabeth Street with arrivals being on the north east side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/6/2015

last visited: 7/13/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSanta Monica Pier - Satellite Oddity - California, USA.

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The 'Santa Monica Pier Is featured on Virtual Globetrotting, The pier at the 'End' of the Mother Road, World Famous as 'The Last Stop' on the Iconic Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: 3/22/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesVenice Beach - Satelitte Oddity - California, USA.

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Many beach dwellers will walk, bike and rollerblade on the Venice Beach board walk & promenade this summer. The Beach is featured on Virtual Globe Trotting with the Title Venice Beach, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: 5/28/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Rose Bowl - Satellite Oddity - Pasadena, California, USA.

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The Rose Bowl Stadium is featured on Virtual Globetrotting, a National Historic Landmark. The site of "The Rose Bowl" held on New Year's Day. The Rose Bowl Parade passes along, Old Route 66, now known as Colorado Boulevard, in Pasadena, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: 5/25/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAlbert Memorial - Kensington Gardens, London, UK

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The Albert Memorial is located in the southern part of Kensington Gardens. It is due north from the Royal Albert Hall across Kensington Gore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 7/13/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesScience Museum - Exhibition Road, London, UK

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The Science Museum, in South Kensington, London, is one of a group of museums. It is located on the south west side of Exhibition Road just to the north of the Natural History Museum and opposite the Victoria and Albert Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: 6/11/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesKorean Bell - San Pedro, CA

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A gift from the Republic of Korea to the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/24/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesEiffel Tower - Paris/France

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The Eiffel Tower is a 324 meter high iron lattice tower in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/16/2014

last visited: 7/18/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBrompton Cemetery - Old Brompton Road, London, UK

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Brompton Cemetery is one of London's "Magnificent Seven" historic cemeteries. It combines historic monuments, trees and wildlife with the stories of the remarkable people buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/16/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMillau Viaduct - Millau-Creissels, France

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The tallest bridge in the world with one mast's summit at 343.0 metres

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Midi-Pyrénées, France

date approved: 12/13/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAnimal Wall - Satellite Oddity - Cardiff, Wales.

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The Animal Wall built in 1890, in front of Cardiff Castle - Featured on Virtual Globe Trotting. One of the most photographed historic features in the City Centre of Cardiff Capitol of Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/13/2014

last visited: 1/26/2013

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesOminous Ikon - Satellite Oddity - Sarasota, Florida, USA.

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Ominous Ikon Series #69 - An abstract ballistic missiles, faux sculpture by Dennis Kowal. Placed in 2007, & featured on Virtual Globetrotting, located on the Bayfront, Sarasota, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 12/11/2014

last visited: 11/21/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWilliam Shakespeare Statue - Leicester Square, London, UK

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Located at the centre of Leicester Square is a statue of William Shakespeare that, together with the square, has been renovated in recent years. The statue is easier to see in winter without the foliage covering it!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/11/2014

last visited: never

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

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The Omphalos Sculpture, featured on Virtual Globetrotting, is located in The Bayfront Island Park, Sarasota, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 12/11/2014

last visited: 11/22/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesOakland International Airport - Oakland, CA

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This one of a few major airports in the Bay Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/10/2014

last visited: never

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