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Amazing Finds on Google Earth

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, Amazing Finds on Google Earth is a treasure trove of oddities.

You’ve no doubt already come across some Amazing Finds on Google Earth. The post “Amazing Finds on Google Earth” 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 shown in Amazing Finds on Google Earth  from yourself, I’ve included the coordinates for every image shown below. Just copy and paste from Amazing Finds on Google Earth into Google Earth/Maps and explore for yourself!

 

  1. Airplane Boneyard
    32 08’59.96″ N, 110 50’09.03″W
    Tucson, Arizona

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Mysterious Desert Pattern
    27°22’50.10″N, 33°37’54.62″E
    Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

*Update* This is a land art project called Desert Breath by the D.A.ST. Arteam. The Sifter did an entire post on the piece here.

 

 

  1. Swastika-Shaped Building Complex
    32°40’34.19″N 117° 9’27.58″W
    Coronado, California, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Buffalo Herd
    4°17’21.49″ S 31°23’46.46″ E
    Kigosi Game Reserve, Tanzania

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Giant Triangle
    33.747252, -112.633853
    Wittmann, Arizona, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Shipwrecked SS Ayrfield with Trees
    -33.836379, 151.080506
    Homebush Bay, Sydney, Australia

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. The Badlands Guardian
    50° 0’38.20″N 110° 6’48.32″W
    Walsh, Alberta, Canada

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Parking Lot for Fighter Jets
    33.927911, -118.38069
    El Segundo, California, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Firefox Logo
    45° 7’25.87″N 123° 6’48.97″W
    Dayton, Oregon, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Guitar-Shaped Forest
    -33.867886, -63.987
    Córdoba, Argentina

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

One of the Amazing Finds on Google Earth 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. A farmer named Pedro Martin Ureta planted the forest in memory of his wife. You can read about the touching story here.

If you’re interested in seeing any of the places shown in Amazing Finds on Google Earth  from yourself, I’ve included the coordinates for every image shown below. Just copy and paste from Amazing Finds on Google Earth into Google Earth/Maps and explore for yourself!

 

  1. Heart-Shaped Lake
    41.303921, -81.901693
    Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Mysterious Desert Pattern
    40.452107, 93.742118
    China

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Giant Target
    37.563936, -116.85123
    Nevada, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

*Update* The Sifter did an entire post on strange markings in the USA. Some are ‘eye charts’ for airplanes, better known as aerial photo calibration targets. The Sifter did an entire post on them here.

 

  1. World’s Biggest Pool
    -33.350534, -71.653268
    Algarrobo, Valparaíso, Chile

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

One of the Amazing Finds on Google Earth at 1,013 meters (3,324 ft) in length with a total area of 8 hectares (19.77 acres), the swimming pool at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile is the largest in the world. You can read all about it here.

If you’re interested in seeing any of the places shown in Amazing Finds on Google Earth  from yourself, I’ve included the coordinates for every image shown below. Just copy and paste from Amazing Finds on Google Earth into Google Earth/Maps and explore for yourself!

 

  1. Jesus Loves You
    43.645074, -115.993081
    Boise National Forest, Boise, Idaho, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Lion King
    51.848637, -0.55462
    Dunstable LU6 2LD, UK

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Northern Cyprus Flag
    35.282902, 33.376891
    Kyrenia, Cyprus

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Star Fort
    Schansdijk 5, 4655 De Heen, The Netherlands

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Potash Ponds
    38°29’0.16″N 109°40’52.80″W
    Moab, Utah, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Mysterious Pattern
    37.629562, -116.849556
    Nevada, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. The Whampoa Boat-Shaped Shopping Centre
    22°18’14.15″N, 114°11’24.66″E
    Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Russell Square
    Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

If you’re interested in seeing any of the places shown in Amazing Finds on Google Earth  from yourself, I’ve included the coordinates for every image shown below. Just copy and paste from Amazing Finds on Google Earth into Google Earth/Maps and explore for yourself!

 

  1. Coca Cola Logo
    -18.529211, -70.249941
    Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Concentric Cirlces
    39.623119, -107.635353
    New Castle, Colorado, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Island in a Lake in an Island in a Lake
    69.793° N, 108.241° W
    Northern Canada

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Flipped Car
    51°19’18.13″N, 6°34’35.64″E
    Krefeld, Germany

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Strange Symbol
    37.401573, -116.867808
    Nevada, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Monkey Face
    65.476721, -173.511416
    Russia

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Big Swimming Pool
    52°29’52.24″N 13°27’13.67″E
    Berlin, Germany

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. A Most Phallic Buliding
    41.84201, -89.485937
    Dixon, Illinois, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Big Friendly Giant
    19°56’56.96″S 69°38’1.83″W
    Huara, Tarapacá, Chile

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Another Jet in a Parking Lot
    48.825183, 2.1985795
    92410 Ville-d’Avray, France

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. More Mysterious Desert Patterns
    40.458148, 93.393145
    China

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

If you’re interested in seeing any of the places shown in Amazing Finds on Google Earth  from yourself, I’ve included the coordinates for every image shown below. Just copy and paste from Amazing Finds on Google Earth into Google Earth/Maps and explore for yourself!

 

  1. Shipwreck
    30.541634, 47.825445
    Basrah, Iraq

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Multiple Landing Strips in the Desert
    32.663367, -111.487618
    Eloy, Arizona, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Oil Fields
    37°39’16.06″S 68°10’16.42″W
    Rio Negro, Argentina

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Mattel Logo
    33.921277, -118.391674
    El Segundo, California

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Uluru / Ayers Rock
    -25.344375, 131.034401
    Northern Territory, Austrlia

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. 1:20 Scale Model of Disputed Border Region
    between India and China
    38.265652, 105.9517
    Yong Ning Xian, Yinchuan, Ningxia, China

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. UTA Flight 772 Desert Memorial
    16.864841, 11.953808
    Sahara Desert, southern Ténéré of Niger

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Heart-Shaped Land Formation
    20°56’15.47″S, 164°39’30.56″E
    New Caledonia

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Rainbow Plane
    Cathy Terrace Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey , USA ‎

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Barringer Meteor Crater
    35.027185, -111.022388
    Winslow, Arizona

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

If you’re interested in seeing any of the places shown in Amazing Finds on Google Earth  from yourself, I’ve included the coordinates for every image shown below. Just copy and paste from Amazing Finds on Google Earth into Google Earth/Maps and explore for yourself!

 

  1. Come Downtown and Play
    35.141533, -90.052695
    Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Hippo Pool
    6°53’53.00″ S 31°11’15.40″ E
    Katavi National Park, Tanzania

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Solar Field
    34.871778, -116.834192
    Daggett, California

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Giant US Flag
    7300 Airport Blvd, Houston, TX 77061, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Big Red Lips in the Desert
    12°22’13.32″N, 23°19’20.18″E
    Sudan

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Grand Prismatic Spring
    44.525049, -110.83819
    Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

  1. Batman Symbol
    26.357896, 127.783809
    Okinawa, Japan

Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Imagery via Google Earth

 

If you’re interested in seeing any of the places shown in Amazing Finds on Google Earth  from yourself, I’ve included the coordinates for every image shown below. Just copy and paste from Amazing Finds on Google Earth into Google Earth/Maps and explore for yourself!

 

Sources

– Google Earth
– Weird Google Earth
– Strangest Sights in Google Earth, Part II
– Why Is China Building These Gigantic Structures In the Middle of Nowhere?
– The Google Earth Secret Coordinates – MASTER COLLECTION

 

 

 

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