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Have you found an interesting site on Google Earth? Why not post it here? Give the location so we can take a look too. The more exact the location, the better it can be found by others. You can give the address or Long/Lat.

Some locations are in very high resolution. Others are blurry, especially if they are rural or really out of the way. There are many layers you can add when you're looking, such as borders, roads, buildings, hotels.

You can download the program here:

Puzzle contest guidelines: If you want to post a Google Earth pic for the thread to guess, they allow reposting of screen shots but ask that attribution is made, so include the copyright and Google Earth logo, both are at the bottom of their pics. Also give the direction we're looking (I prefer north facing up), altitude of the view, when you will give the answer, general location (country, state, region, etc.) and a hint.
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620Mystery of Google Earth BLACKOUT and the secret sites they don't want you toJames Seagrove1April 14
619Good to know about Bing. It's a service I've not used. Thanks for lettinStan-March 31
618We’re planning a weekend fishing trip in May, a friend looked at Google Earth anJames Seagrove1March 30
617The found sea-shells in that Medicine Wheel from the Gulf of Mexico. It must haJames Seagrove-March 30
616Thanks James.Stan-March 29
615That is the Medicine Wheel and the sweat lodges. Good work!James Seagrove-March 29
614You might be right, there are other time line images that show the area clearly.James Seagrove-March 29
613Is this the place you have in mind? [graphic]Stan-March 29
612IMO, that is a place where the software that stitches the many satellite images HerbVic-March 29
611Sure... 49.880575 -102.706511 I think it is here. virtualsk.comJames Seagrove-March 29
610Google earth can't translate that. Can you give me the decimal?Stan-March 29
609Stan, can you post a picture of this UTM? 13U - 664767.00 m E 5527875.00 m NJames Seagrove-March 29
608Must be a military installation.James Seagrove1March 22
607Good question. Don't know, but here it is. [graphic]Stan1March 22
606Sorry, I should have said I was using UTM. In decimal degrees: 32.383232 -11James Seagrove-March 22
605When I typed it in the lower two boxes, this is what I get. Somewhere north of TStan-March 22
604Any idea why this is blocked out? 12S 514670.00 m E 3582926.00 m NJames Seagrove-March 22
603Current Google Earth pic of Irma [graphic]Stan29/9/2017
602Thank you. It's quite a challenge to recognize things from the sky. SelectStan-9/2/2017
601i was interested... and i like this thread. i liked the quiz too... but... you elpolvo-9/2/2017
600Well then, you'd have won a contest with no interest. :)Stan-9/1/2017
599that's what i was going to say. ;-)elpolvo-9/1/2017
598No takers? JFK airport NYC.Stan-8/31/2017
597Haven't done these in a while, but guess this airport. Hint - east of the MiStan-8/24/2017
596You never know if you'll find something like this using GE. Late last year Stan-2/11/2017
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