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Image for Welcome to Greenwood - Greenwood, BCview gallery

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWelcome to Greenwood - Greenwood, BC

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Greenwood, Canada's Smallest City welcome sign is located at the junction of Hwy. 3 (Crowsnest Hwy.) and Wellington Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for Welcome to Midway - Midway, BCview gallery

SWSW11.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWelcome to Midway - Midway, BC

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Midway between what, I can't say, but Midway is the name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for Spotted Lake - Osoyoos, BCview gallery

WW64.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSpotted Lake - Osoyoos, BC

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Spotted Lake is located 9 km. west of Osoyoos on Hwy. 3. It is on private property, but there is a dirt road you can access to the lake. There is a pull out and an informational sign. The area is fenced off: Direct access to the lake is prohibited.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Trail hockey mural - Trail, BCview gallery

EE70.3 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesTrail hockey mural - Trail, BC

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This mural is of the Trail Smoke Eaters, located on the west wall of Trail Memorial Centre building at 1051 Victoria Street. It is close to the bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: 6/20/2016

Image for Hugh Keenleyside Dam - Castlegar, BCview gallery

NENE71.3 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesHugh Keenleyside Dam - Castlegar, BC

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The dam was built in the 1960s and is what created the Upper and Lower Arrow Lakes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: never

Image for White Lake Observatory - Kaleden BCview gallery

WW73.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWhite Lake Observatory - Kaleden BC

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No, it wasn't developed to spy on radios, but on the rest of the universe in the radio frequency spectrum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Waneta dam - Pend d'Oreille River, BC, Canadaview gallery

EE77.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWaneta dam - Pend d'Oreille River, BC, Canada

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Coordinates are for a walkway on the railroad bridge west of the dam, which is the best viewpoint available.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for West Kootenay Regional Airport (YCG) - Castlegar, BCview gallery

EE79.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWest Kootenay Regional Airport (YCG) - Castlegar, BC

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West Kootenay Regional Airport is located at 132 Hall Road. Located on Highway 3/3A on the east edge of Castlegar, the West Kootenay Regional Airport is owned and operated by the City of Castlegar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Brilliant Dam - Kootenay River, Castlegar, BCview gallery

EE81 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBrilliant Dam - Kootenay River, Castlegar, BC

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It's not "brilliant", it's named after the nearest community, Brilliant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: 7/8/2017

Image for S.S. Sicamous — Penticton, BCview gallery

NWNW81.8 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesS.S. Sicamous — Penticton, BC

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The S.S. Sicamous ran up and down Okanagan Lake daily from Penticton north to Vernon (then known as Okanagan Landing) until 1935. It was retired from service in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Alpine Theater - Colville, WAview gallery

SESE82.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAlpine Theater - Colville, WA

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This little theatre is right on Main Street in the heart of Downtown Colville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 2/22/2016

last visited: never

Image for South Slocan Dam - Bonnington Falls, BCview gallery

NENE93.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSouth Slocan Dam - Bonnington Falls, BC

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The South Slocan Dam, named after the nearest community, saw completion in 1928. It is the last of a series of 5 dams in 4.5 km. of the Kootenay River. The dam is about 19 km. downstream from the city of Nelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: never

Image for Team Building - Kelowna, BCview gallery

NWNW95.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesTeam Building - Kelowna, BC

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Monkido Aerial Adventure is the name that WildPlay has given to their ropes courses in Kelowna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/15/2016

last visited: never

Image for Boundary Dam - Metaline Falls, WAview gallery

EE97.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBoundary Dam - Metaline Falls, WA

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Just south of the Canada-US border, this is the third last Hydro Project on the Pend Oreille River. The penultimate and the final are in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: 6/19/2016

Image for Okanagan Lake - British Columbia, Canadaview gallery

NWNW106.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesOkanagan Lake - British Columbia, Canada

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Lake Okanagan is what makes the Okanagan Valley the largest tourist draw in the southern interior of British Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: 7/25/2017

Image for Safari Ridge Paintball - West Kelowna, BCview gallery

NWNW107.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSafari Ridge Paintball - West Kelowna, BC

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This paintball and laser tag park sits along Highway 97 in West Kelowna where Horizon drive meets it from the north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for S.S. Nasookin House - Nelson, BCview gallery

NENE113.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesS.S. Nasookin House - Nelson, BC

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This is an example of junk collecting elevated to a true art form. It is a house, along the West Arm of Kootenay Lake, just north of Nelson on Highway 3A.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Grand Coulee Dam and Hydroelectric Project - Grand Coulee, WAview gallery

SS127.8 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGrand Coulee Dam and Hydroelectric Project - Grand Coulee, WA

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The largest producer of hydroelectric power in the country, Grand Coulee Dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when built, containing 11,975,521 cubic yards of concrete. It remains the largest concrete structure in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

Image for Steam train - Vernon, BCview gallery

NN137.4 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSteam train - Vernon, BC

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Vernon is known for the many large murals gracing the walls of the downtown area. A large mural depicting the S & O Railway appears on the north side of the Investors Group Building to the south of the old CNR depot on 29th Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for Supermarine Spitfire - Vernon, BCview gallery

NN138.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSupermarine Spitfire - Vernon, BC

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This is the second incarnation of this Spitfire replica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for Chief Joseph Dam, Bridgeport, Douglas and Okanogan counties, WA, USAview gallery

SWSW141 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesChief Joseph Dam, Bridgeport, Douglas and Okanogan counties, WA, USA

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This is Washington's and the USA's second largest hydroelectric dam. Though Chief Joseph is a dam, the hydro facility is run-of-the-river, as the reservoir behind the dam is insufficient to supply the requisite volume of water over the long term.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

Image for Wells Dam - Pateros, WAview gallery

SWSW154.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWells Dam - Pateros, WA

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Rated at 840 megawatts, Wells Dam has one tenth the generating capacity of Grand Coulee Dam, the largest on the Columbia and the largest in the country, but is a fairly large operation, nonetheless.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

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