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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Ormond Hotel - Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin, Ireland

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This rather faded, possibly brown plaque, is attached to the Ormond Hotel at Ormond Quay in Dublin. It advises that the Ormond Hotel was the setting for "The Sirens" episode in James Joyce's book "Ulysees".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/14/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe National Leprechaun Museum - Jervis Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Based in the heart of the city, the National Leprechaun Museum is a national cultural entertainment centre that takes visitors deeper into Irish and Celtic culture to discover what really lies behind the well-known tales of Irish culture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/14/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWWII Gun Emplacements -- Angel's Gate Park, San Pedro CA

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Large artillery batteries installed at the former Fort MacArthur Army Base in San Pedro CA during WWII, part of Angel's Gate Park today, are striking when viewed on Google Earth

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/13/2016

last visited: 3/11/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesDoctor Octopus - Satellite Oddity - Orlando, Florida, USA.

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Doctor Octopus - Featured on Virtual Globetrotting the Satellite Oddity website. Dr Otto Gunther Octavius a fictional supervillain appearing in American comics. Located in the Marvel Super Heroes Island, at Universals Islands of Adventure, Orlando.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/13/2016

last visited: 4/25/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCafé 4 - Satellite Oddity - Orlando, Florida, USA.

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Café4 - Headquarters of the Fantastic Four - Featured on Virtual Globetrotting, the Satellite Oddity website. Located the ground floor of the Baxter Building, headquarters & laboratory of the Fantastic Four. In Universals' Islands of Adventure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/13/2016

last visited: 4/25/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Ha'penny Bridge - Dublin, Ireland

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This is the best known of Dublin's bridges. It was built in 1816 and was the first iron bridge in Ireland. It is a single span structure with cast iron railings and decorative lamps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/13/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesJames Joyce Statue - Earl Street, Dublin, Ireland

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The Irish have a sense of humour and many of the statues have an alternative name. For example, Molly Malone is known as 'the tart with the cart' and this statue, of Joyce, is known as 'the prick with the stick'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/13/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesJim Larkin Statue - O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Jim (James) Larkin founded the Irish Transport & General Worker’s Union catering for unskilled workers such as carters, dockers, labourers, and factory hands, who lived in conditions of great misery in the slums of Dublin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/13/2016

last visited: 7/30/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSir John Gray Statue - O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland

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The Sir John Gray statue, in the centre of O'Connell Street, is carved from Portland limestone that gives it a white appearance. The statue was erected in 1879 just four years after John Gray's death. It was paid for by public subscription.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/13/2016

last visited: 5/1/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWilliam Smith O'Brien - O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland

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This statue of William Smith O'Brien stands in the centre of O'Connell Street in Dublin. The statue was erected in 1870 and was designed by Thomas Farrell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/13/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesDaniel O'Connell Statue - O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland

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This magnificent statue stands at the southern end of O'Connell Street, close to the O'Connell bridge, and cannot be missed by anyone in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/13/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAmway Centre - Orlando, FL

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A large sports complex in downtown Orlando.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Florida

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Thing - Satellite Oddity - Orlando, Florida, USA.

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The Thing - Featured in Virtual Globetrotting, the Satellite Oddity website. The Thing is one of the Fantastic 4 characters, displayed on the 'Café4' at Marvel Comic Heroes Island, Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: 4/25/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Spire of Dublin - O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland

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The spire was erected in 2003 for the Millennium! Well the plan was to have it ready for the Millennium but legal arguments delayed it. The Spire can be seen from almost all over Dublin. It is reported to be the tallest sculpture in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: 7/30/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe General Post Office - O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Building of the Post Office started in 1814 and, during the Easter Rising of 1916, it was destroyed and re-opened in 1929. This is a magnificent building on the west side of O'Connell Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: 7/30/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Hulk Coaster - Satellite Oddity - Orlando, Florida, USA.

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The Incredible Hulk Roller Coaster - Featured on Virtual Globetrotting the Satellite Oddity Website as "Hang on to your Lunch" the Hulk Coaster is located in Islands of Adventure Theme Park, Universal Resort Orlando, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: 12/24/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Custom House - Custom House Quay, Dublin, Ireland

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The Custom House in Dublin is regarded as one of the jewels in the city's architectural crown. A masterpiece of European neo-classicism it took 10 years to build and was completed in 1791.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesTalbot Memorial Bridge - Dublin, Ireland

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The Talbot Memorial Bridge, completed in 1978, spans the River Liffey in Dublin. The bridge carries four lanes of vehicular traffic and has a broad footpath on each side from which great views of the river and city can be seen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Linesman - City Quay, Dublin, Ireland

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A "linesman" hauls a rope from a ship long gone from the River Liffey. The sculpture, that was commissioned by the Dublin Docklands Development Authority, was created by Dony MacManus and was unveiled by Noel Dempster in February 2000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGiant Coke Bottle - Satellite Oddity - Orlando, Florida, USA.

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A giant silhouette of the classic shaped Coca Cola bottle, Easily viewable on Google Earth. The giant bottle also supports a Can shaped TV screen, & the roof of a Coca Cola concession, of Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: 4/12/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCase Study House No. 23C - La Jolla, CA

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Not much is known about this home, other than that it was added to the NRHP in 2013.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCaptain America - Satellite Oddity - Orlando, Florida, USA.

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Captain America Diner - Featured on virtual Globetrotting the Satellite Oddity Website. Marvel Super Hero Island is notable for its comic-book styled architecture, Located in Island of Adventure, Universal Resort Orlando, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: 4/25/2016

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMount Soledad - San Diego, CA

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One of the best views of the city is from Mt. Soledad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSpiderman - Satellite Oddity - Orlando, Florida, USA.

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Amazing Adventures of Spiderman - Featured on Virtual Globetrotting the Satellite oddity Website. The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man a motion-based 3D dark ride located at the Islands of Adventure, Orlando, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: 12/24/2015

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesOne Fish, Two Fish - Satellite Oddity - Orlando, Florida, USA.

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'One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish' - featured on the Virtual Globetrotting, Satellite Oddity Website. 'One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish' One of the most popular kid rides at Seuss Landing, Universal Orlando, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: 4/10/2016

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