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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Tate Modern (Bankside Power Station) - Jubilee Walkway, London, UK

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The Tate Modern building started life as the Bankside Power Station in 1947 and was designed by Giles Gilbert Scott. It opened its doors as the Tate Modern in May 2000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Benet's Guild Church - Bennet's Hill, London, UK

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The present church was erected by Christopher Wren in 1683 at the cost of £3,328 13s. 10d. It has been described as one of his most successful exteriors.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe - Queen Victoria Street, London, UK

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The plain design of Wren’s last city church attracts very little attention despite its simple grace. Thrown further into the shadows by a noisy and fast-moving road, St Andrew by the Wardrobe is even easier to ignore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesQueen Victoria - Blackfriars Bridge, London, UK

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This 1896 statue of Queen Victoria is located at the northern end of Blackfriars road bridge. The statue stands on a plinth, is made from bronze and is about twice life-size. Queen Victoria is shown with crown, sceptre and orb.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBlackfriars Bridge - London, UK

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The bridge spans the River Thames and has five arches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery Oddities'Dazzle' (HMS President) - Victoria Embankment, London, UK

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'Dazzle' painting was used during the Great War on ships to confuse the enemy rather than to try and conceal the ship from the enemy. To remember the Great War, HMS President has been 'dazzle' painted so the effect can be seen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSavoy Court - London, UK

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Savoy Court is a cul-de-sac that leads in a south east direction from Strand to the main entrance to the Savoy Hotel. Savoy Court is well know, especially in quiz circles, as traffic, that normally drives on the left in the UK, drives on the right.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWestminster Abbey - London, UK

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Possibly the most famous Abbey in the world Westminster Abbey, close to the Houses of Parliament, is a mjor attraction for visitors to London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2015

last visited: 7/28/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAustralian High Commission - Strand, London, UK

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The Australian High Commission is located in Australia House that stands at the eastern junction of Strand and Aldwych in London. It is both Australia's first diplomatic mission and the longest continuously occupied diplomatic mission in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAldwych Underground Station - Strand, London, UK

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Alwych tube station is no longer used as part of the London Underground system. The station went out of use in 1994 for passenger use. It is still used, occasionally, as a film set.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesStatue of William Gladstone - Strand, London, UK

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This statue of William Gladstone, a British politician, stands on the north west side of Strand at the junction with Aldwych. St Clement Danes church is behind the statue and Gladstone is facing Australia House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Queen's Chapel of the Savoy - Savoy Hill, London, UK

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This church, known as The Queen's Chapel of the Savoy, is tucked away in a part of London known as Savoy just south of Strand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLast London Sewer Gas Lamp - Carting Lane, London, UK

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This gas lamp is the last remaining sewer gas lamp in London. It is located in Carting Lane close to the Savoy Hotel and theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMichael Faraday Statue - Savoy Place, London, UK

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This statue, of Michael Faraday in Savoy Place, is a bronze copy of a marble original by J H Foley that is located in the Royal Institution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSomerset House - Strand, London, UK

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Somerset House is a large building that sits between Strand and Embankment on the north west side of the River Thames. The building was constructed in several phases with designs by different architects but it all looks good together.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRNLI Tower Lifeboat Station - Victoria Embankment, London, UK

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The RNLI Tower Lifeboat Station is on the north west side of the River Thames and immediately downriver from Waterloo Bridge. The RNLI moved to this location in 2006 from Tower Pier next to the Tower of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThomas Paine's House - High Street, Lewes, UK

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Bull House was the home of Thomas Paine, writer and revolutionary, from 1768 to 1774. The building is now the home of the Sussex Archaeological Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/23/2015

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWawel - Krakow, Poland

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Wawel is the complex of buildings and fortifications which includes Wawel Castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: 9/19/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt. Mary's Basilica - Krakow, Poland

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This church was completed in 1347.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Poland

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: 9/19/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMain Square - Kraków, Poland

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The Main Square in Krakow is known as Rynek Glówny or Rynek Krakowski.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: 9/13/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBusch Gardens - Satellite Oddity - Tampa, Florida, USA.

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Busch Gardens - Featured on Virtual Globetrotting - This extraordinary Theme Park has half the park as Savanah which is an exotic combination of wild animals & even wilder rides, including Dive & Duelling Wooden coasters. Located in Tampa, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 11/23/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAtlantic City Boardwalk - Atlantic City NJ

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Atlantic City has long been an R&R destination and the Boardwalk is the center of it all.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 9/7/2010

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSheikra - Satellite Oddity - Tampa, Florida, USA.

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Sheikra - A Dive Coaster at Busch Gardens. Featured on Virtual Globetrotting. Sheikra was the 1st Dive Coaster to be constructed in the USA, It broke the records for the world's longest, tallest, and fastest Dive Coaster. Located in Tampa, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 11/23/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesKUMU Art Museum - Tallinn, Estonia

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Kumu is an abbreviation of the Estonian "Kunstimuuseum" (art museum).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Estonia

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: 9/21/2012

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGreat Yarmouth Station - New Acle Road, Great Yarmouth, UK

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Great Yarmouth railway station is a terminus for services operated by Abellio Greater Anglia. The station has four platforms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: never

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