15 Craziest Things Seen On Google Earth‏


You Sunk My Battleship

A sizeable shipwreck is on Wingate Reef off Sudan. The S.S. Jassim sank in 2003 and now is one of the largest shipwrecks visible.

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Seeing a tremendous herd of water buffalo, possibly over 200, making a dash across the Kigosi Game Reserve in Tanzania is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Wouldn’t want to be there, so we can watch!

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A Big Heart

Love is expressed in many ways, and a heart-shaped lake expresses the sentiment perfectly. It is found in Columbia Station, Ohio, complete with trees for a border.

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The Largest Lips can be found in Darfur, Sudan in desert land. The Lips are actually hill formations, which account for the shading in color.

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Which Came First?

Colonel Sanders of KFC makes a spectacular appearance just off the Extraterrestrial Highway in Nevada. The Colonel represents how Mapvertising has grown ever since Google discovered how interesting images can look from space.

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A tremendous triangle, with five concentric circles inside, is in the sand of Nevada. There are several strange patterns across Nevada. Makes you wonder….

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King Of The Field

Lions have been the emblem for the UK for hundreds of years. In Dunstable, UK, a huge Regal lion stands watch in the field.

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The Airplane Boneyard is where old military airplanes go to die. Located in Tucson, Arizona, the planes are organized and parked in order.

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Big Browser

Firefox has a unique logo, and in 2006, Oregon State University Linux users created a giant Firefox logo in a cornfield in Dayton, Oregon. It is 45,000 square feet and was made in honor of Firefox’s 50 millionth download.

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Hungry Hungry Hippos

Tanzania is a pristine country where Google Earth found hundreds of hippos bathing in the giant pool in the Katavi National Park. Make a game of it; count the hippos!

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Water Color

Yellowstone National Park is filled with amazing natural beauty. The Grand Prismatic Spring, with its spectacular and brilliant colors, is found in Wyoming. Beautiful!

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Planning A Trip?

In the middle of the desert, outside Eloy, Arizona, there are five landing strips that have never had a plane either coming or going on them. So you have to wonder, are extraterrestrial friends planning on a visit?

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No Way Out

A tremendous triangle is in the middle of a field is in Wittman, Arizona. The isosceles triangle creates a road with no way out.

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Phantom Island was found in 2012, and then lost again the same year! Australians discovered the island near New Caledonia, and sent a ship to confirm it’s location, but it was not there. Spooky!

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Batman was a big hit in the 70’s all across America, so who would’ve thought that Batman was such a star in Japan? But, there he is, right in Okinawa!