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50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth [MASTER COLLECTION]

 
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. Just copy and paste into Google Earth/Maps and explore for yourself!

 
 

1. Airplane Boneyard

32 08’59.96″ N, 110 50’09.03″W
Tucson, Arizona

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

2. Mysterious Desert Pattern

27°22’50.10″N, 33°37’54.62″E
Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_02 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

3. Swastika-Shaped Building Complex

32°40’34.19″N 117° 9’27.58″W
Coronado, California, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

4. Buffalo Herd

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

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_04 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

5. Giant Triangle

33.747252, -112.633853
Wittmann, Arizona, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

6. Shipwrecked SS Ayrfield with Trees

-33.836379, 151.080506
Homebush Bay, Sydney, Australia

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

7. The Badlands Guardian

50° 0’38.20″N 110° 6’48.32″W
Walsh, Alberta, Canada

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_07 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

8. Parking Lot for Fighter Jets

33.927911, -118.38069
El Segundo, California, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

9. Firefox Logo

45° 7’25.87″N 123° 6’48.97″W
Dayton, Oregon, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

10. Guitar-Shaped Forest

-33.867886, -63.987
Córdoba, Argentina

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Imagery via 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.

 

11. Heart-Shaped Lake

41.303921, -81.901693
Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

12. Mysterious Desert Pattern

40.452107, 93.742118
China

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

13. Giant Target

37.563936, -116.85123
Nevada, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

14. World’s Biggest Pool

-33.350534, -71.653268
Algarrobo, Valparaíso, Chile

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_14 @ GenCept

Imagery via 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.

 

15. Jesus Loves You

43.645074, -115.993081
Boise National Forest, Boise, Idaho, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

16. Lion King

51.848637, -0.55462
Dunstable LU6 2LD, UK

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

17. Turkish Flag

35.282902, 33.376891
Kyrenia, Cyprus

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_17 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

18. Star Fort

Schansdijk 5, 4655 De Heen, The Netherlands

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

19. Potash Ponds

38°29’0.16″N 109°40’52.80″W
Moab, Utah, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

20. Mysterious Pattern

37.629562, -116.849556
Nevada, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

21. The Whampoa Boat-Shaped Shopping Centre

22°18’14.15″N, 114°11’24.66″E
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

22. Russell Square

Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

23. Coca Cola Logo

-18.529211, -70.249941
Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_23 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

24. Concentric Cirlces

39.623119, -107.635353
New Castle, Colorado, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

25. Island in a Lake in an Island in a Lake

69.793° N, 108.241° W
Northern Canada

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

26. Flipped Car

51°19’18.13″N, 6°34’35.64″E
Krefeld, Germany

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_26 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

27. Strange Symbol

37.401573, -116.867808
Nevada, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

28. Monkey Face

65.476721, -173.511416
Russia

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

29. Big Swimming Pool

52°29’52.24″N 13°27’13.67″E
Berlin, Germany

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

30. A Most Phallic Buliding

41.84201, -89.485937
Dixon, Illinois, USA

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_30 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

31. Big Friendly Giant

19°56’56.96″S 69°38’1.83″W
Huara, Tarapacá, Chile

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_31 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

32. Another Jet in a Parking Lot

48.825183, 2.1985795
92410 Ville-d’Avray, France

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_32 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

33. More Mysterious Desert Patterns

40.458148, 93.393145
China

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

34. Shipwreck

30.541634, 47.825445
Basrah, Iraq

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_34 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

35. Multiple Landing Strips in the Desert

32.663367, -111.487618
Eloy, Arizona, USA

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

36. Oil Fields

37°39’16.06″S 68°10’16.42″W
Rio Negro, Argentina

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_36 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

37. Mattel Logo

33.921277, -118.391674
El Segundo, California

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_37 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

38. Uluru / Ayers Rock

-25.344375, 131.034401
Northern Territory, Austrlia

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_38 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

39. 1:20 Scale Model of Disputed Border Region

between India and China
38.265652, 105.9517
Yong Ning Xian, Yinchuan, Ningxia, China

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_39 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

40. UTA Flight 772 Desert Memorial

16.864841, 11.953808
Sahara Desert, southern Ténéré of Niger

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

41. Heart-Shaped Land Formation

20°56’15.47″S, 164°39’30.56″E
New Caledonia

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

42. Rainbow Plane

Cathy Terrace Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey , USA ‎

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_42 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

43. Barringer Meteor Crater

35.027185, -111.022388
Winslow, Arizona

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

44. Come Downtown and Play

35.141533, -90.052695
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_44 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

45. Hippo Pool

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

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_45 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

46. Solar Field

34.871778, -116.834192
Daggett, California

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

47. Giant US Flag

7300 Airport Blvd, Houston, TX 77061, USA

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_47 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

48. Big Red Lips in the Desert

12°22’13.32″N, 23°19’20.18″E
Sudan

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

49. Grand Prismatic Spring

44.525049, -110.83819
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_49 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

50. Batman Symbol

26.357896, 127.783809
Okinawa, Japan

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Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

51. Central Pivot Irrigation

41.869094, -0.218082
Lalueza, Huesca, Spain

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_51 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

52. Straight to the Point

30.443392, -88.537182
Moss Point, Mississippi, USA

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_52 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

53. Supersonic Passenger Jets

49.239313,8.897472
Sinsheim, Germany

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Imagery via Google Earth

The only two supersonic passenger jets in the world, Concord and TU-144 at the Sinsheim Auto & Technik Museum in Germany.

 

 

54. Costa Concordia

42.365251,10.921567
Giglio Porto GR, Italy

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_54 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

55. Plane Crash

37.790766,-122.322844
Alameda, California, USA

50+ Amazing Finds on Google Earth_55 @ GenCept

Imagery via Google Earth

 

 

 
 

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