50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth
Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite imagery, aerial photography and geographic information system (GIS) 3D globe. Just like their data-rich Maps and Street View offerings, Google Earth is a treasure trove of oddities. You’ve no doubt already come across some interesting finds on Google Earth. The post below attempts to compile the most fascinating sites other have stumbled upon browsing Google Earth. From natural formations to human structures, the world is a different place when viewed from above. If you’re interested in seeing any of the places yourself, I’ve included the coordinates for every image shown below. 1. 2. *Update* This is a land art project called Desert Breath by the D.A.ST. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Located in the fertile agricultural region of Argentina’s ‘Pampas’ is a guitar-shaped forest made up of over 7,000 cypress and eucalyptus trees. 11. 12. 13. 14.