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Posted in Roadside landmarks on May 10, 2011
This image shows a town in Arizona from space. What’s the big “C” all about? I’ll give you a clue “Cars”.
Answer and ground level image below. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Wildlife on May 9, 2011
This image below, showing more bald eagles than I have ever seen before (91 by my count), is a Panoramio image that goes with this location in Google Earth.
53.909579° -166.513307° See in Google Earth
Some of your might recognize the harbor from a TV show. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Natural Monuments on May 8, 2011
Famous movie location:
Posted in Technology on May 7, 2011
Guess what this is? Lat/lon 41.735523° -121.165586°
Actually, there are three identical areas like it seen when we zoom out:
I’ll give you a hint, it has something to do with the Air Force but these aren’t landing strips.
Here’s a ground photo: Read the rest of this entry »
This image from 2003 was snagged from the Google Earth timeline feature. It shows Beale Air Force Base, near Marysville, CA Lat/Lon: 39.126055° -121.433353°
Many who are in the “spook” business will recognize this silhouette and shadow:
What’s even more interesting is what is parked at Beale’s tarmac, ready to roll today. A fleet of U2’s plus the Global Hawk unmanned live imaging recon plane:
Posted in Military complexes on May 4, 2011
This aerial photo is of the Live Oak Titan 1 missile complex, which has been closed, gutted, and sealed off. You can see the three missile silo doors are closed.
Lat/lon 39.275158° -121.829382°
More info here on the Titan1 at Wikipedia
Here is what it looked like during construction, along with an amzing video touring an actual complex: Read the rest of this entry »