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Image for Stonehenge - Wiltshire - Great Britain.view gallery

WW9.3 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesStonehenge - Wiltshire - Great Britain.

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Stonehenge is Britain's greatest prehistoric monument and a World Heritage Site. Built in three phases between 3000 BC and 1600 BC, it stands at the centre of a ceremonial landscape containing 450 scheduled ancient monuments of national importance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/28/2012

last visited: 9/2/2019

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SWSW22.4 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFovant Badges - Fovant, Wiltshire

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Several remarkable chalk carvings in the Downs of Wiltshire at Fovant, which are clearly visible from the A30 Shaftesbury to Wilton road and in satellite images.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2017

last visited: never

Image for Old Wardour Castle - Nr. Tisbury, Wiltshire, UKview gallery

SWSW29.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesOld Wardour Castle - Nr. Tisbury, Wiltshire, UK

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Situated 15 miles from the city of Salisbury, Old Wardour Castle is set in a countryside location beside a lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2017

last visited: never

Image for Bournmouth Pier - Satellite Oddity - Dorset, Great Britain.view gallery

SS49.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBournmouth Pier - Satellite Oddity - Dorset, Great Britain.

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The famous Bournemouth Pier, located at the heart of the town's Seafront. Featured on satellite-sightseer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: 8/27/2017

Image for Beazer Garden Maze - Bath, Somersetview gallery

NWNW52.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBeazer Garden Maze - Bath, Somerset

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Beazer Garden Maze, created by one of England's most prolific labyrinth designers, inspired by Bath city history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: never

Image for Cerne Abbas Giant - Dorset, UKview gallery

SWSW65.8 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCerne Abbas Giant - Dorset, UK

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This is the famous Cerne Abbas Giant created from the chalk hillside in Dorset. He is an ancient figure of great historical significance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/11/2011

last visited: 8/2/2009

Image for Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station - Station Approach, Bristol, UKview gallery

NWNW69.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBristol Temple Meads Railway Station - Station Approach, Bristol, UK

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Bristol Temple Meads railway station handles services operated by three rail franchises: Great Western, Cross Country and South Western railways. The station opened in 1840 and has eight tracks that comprise 15 platforms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/13/2019

last visited: never

Image for SS Great Britain - Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, UKview gallery

NWNW71.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSS Great Britain - Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, UK

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The SS Great Britain now resides in a drydock in Bristol as a museum ship. In her day, she was the longest passenger ship in the world measuring 98 metres and when launched in 1843 shw was the largest vessel afloat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/13/2019

last visited: never

Image for Wills Memorial Tower - Queen's Road, Bristol, UKview gallery

NWNW71.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWills Memorial Tower - Queen's Road, Bristol, UK

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Wills Memorial Building, or Will Memorial Tower, is located on the north side of Queen's Road in Bristol and forms a part of Bristol University. The Grade II* listed building was constructed between 1914 and 1925 to designs by Sir George Oatley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/12/2019

last visited: never

Image for Clifton Observatory - Litfield Road, Bristol, UKview gallery

NWNW72.9 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesClifton Observatory - Litfield Road, Bristol, UK

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Clifton Observatory is a former windmill, now used as an observatory, located on Clifton Down, close to the Clifton Suspension Bridge. The use of the word "observatory", in this case, refers to a viewing platform with camera obscura.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/13/2019

last visited: never

Image for Clifton Suspension Bridge - Satellite Oddity - Bristol, Great Britain.view gallery

NWNW72.9 km

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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: 5/7/2019

Image for Oxford Railway Station - Botley Road, Oxford, UKview gallery

NENE73.4 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesOxford Railway Station - Botley Road, Oxford, UK

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Oxford railwat station is a mainline station handling services operated by: Chiltern Railways, Cross Country and Great Western Railway. The station stands about 800 metres to the west of the city centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/2/2017

last visited: never

Image for Second Severn Crossing - between England & Wales.view gallery

NWNW84 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSecond Severn Crossing - between England & Wales.

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The Second Severn Bridge, Severn Estuary Crossing, Carrying the M4 Motorway between England & Wales. To see the true scale of this 5000 metre long structure you need to view the bridge from space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/8/2013

last visited: 3/2/2019

Image for Severn Bridge - From England To  Walesview gallery

NWNW84.3 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSevern Bridge - From England To Wales

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The Severn Bridge (Welsh: Pont Hafren) is a motorway suspension bridge spanning the River Severn and River Wye between Aust, South Gloucestershire (just north of Bristol), and Chepstow, Monmouthshire in South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2013

last visited: 4/23/2019

Image for Queen Victoria Statue - Satellite Oddity - Windsor, Great Britain.view gallery

NENE84.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesQueen Victoria Statue - Satellite Oddity - Windsor, Great Britain.

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A larger than life bronze statue of Queen Victoria featured on Virtual Globetrotting, the Satellite Oddity Website. The Historic Statue stands in front of Windsor Castle, Berkshire, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/12/2016

last visited: 3/5/2017

Image for The Crooked House - Satellite Oddity - Windsor, Berkshire, Great Britain.view gallery

NENE84.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesThe Crooked House - Satellite Oddity - Windsor, Berkshire, Great Britain.

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The Crooked House of Windsor is featured on Virtual Globetrotting the Satellite Oddity Website. The Crooked House was constructed in 1592 The building now stands at a marked angle, having been rebuilt with green wood in 1718. Windsor Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/12/2016

last visited: 1/17/2017

Image for King Henry VIII Gate - Satellite Oddity - Windsor Castle, Great Britain.view gallery

NENE84.5 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesKing Henry VIII Gate - Satellite Oddity - Windsor Castle, Great Britain.

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Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. Featured on Virtual Globetrotting - satellite Oddity Website. The Castle a Royal home and fortress for more than 900 years. Located in Windsor, Berkshire, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/12/2016

last visited: 1/17/2017

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NENE84.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWindsor Bridge - Windsor, UK

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The Windsor Bridge crosses the River Thames, between Windsor and Eton, in a north west to south east direction. There is a blue plaque at the south east end of the arch bridge giving a potted history of the bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/22/2017

last visited: never

Image for Cathedral Church of Our Lady and St Philip Howard - London Road, Arundel, London, UKview gallery

EE86.3 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCathedral Church of Our Lady and St Philip Howard - London Road, Arundel, London, UK

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The Roman Catholic cathedral church of Our Lady and St Philip Howard is located on the south west side of London Road at the top of the hill that overlooks the town of Arundel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/24/2015

last visited: 6/28/2016

Image for St Nicholas Church - London Road, Arundel, UKview gallery

EE86.4 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSt Nicholas Church - London Road, Arundel, UK

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St Nicholas church was built in 1380 but in the 15th century was split in two. The part to the west, including the tower is still St Nicholas church whilst that to the east is known as Fitzalan Chapel. The church is on the north side of London Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for [Former] Trinity Congregational Church - Tarrant Street, Arundel, UKview gallery

EE86.6 km

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Satellite Imagery Oddities[Former] Trinity Congregational Church - Tarrant Street, Arundel, UK

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Trinity Congregational Church stopped religious activities in 1981 and since 1990 it has been home to the Arundel Arts, Crafts and Antiques Market with the building now being called "Nineveh House".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/17/2016

last visited: never

Image for Arundel Castle - Mill Road, Arundel, UKview gallery

EE86.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesArundel Castle - Mill Road, Arundel, UK

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The magnificent Arundel Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument located in Arundel in West Sussex. The castle has been here for almost 1000 years and has had its fair share of historical events. The co-ords are for the visitor entrance to the grounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2015

last visited: 6/28/2016

Image for Blackfriars Dominican Priory - Mill Road, Arundel, UKview gallery

EE86.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBlackfriars Dominican Priory - Mill Road, Arundel, UK

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The ruins of this Balckfriars Dominican Priory are on the north west bank of the River Arun close to the Queen Street bridge, the Arundel Museum and the entrance to Arundel Castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/26/2015

last visited: never

Image for Arundel Museum - Mill Road, Arundel, UKview gallery

EE86.7 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesArundel Museum - Mill Road, Arundel, UK

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Arundel Museum, a local history museum, is located between Mill Road, on its north west side, and the River Arun, on its south side, in Arundel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/14/2016

last visited: never

Image for Chepstow Castle - Satellite Oddity - Wales - Great Britain.view gallery

NWNW87.2 km

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesChepstow Castle - Satellite Oddity - Wales - Great Britain.

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Chepstow Castle (Welsh: Cas-gwent), Stands atop of cliffs overlooking the River Wye for over 800 years. You would never know you were next to the river Wye, unless you view the Castle from the Air or Space. Located in Chepstow, Gwent, South Wales,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2013

last visited: 9/16/2016

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