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Contest #65

November 11th, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | 16 comments

16 Responses to “Contest #65”

  1. Its the world’s largest compass rose, dug into the flats at Edwards AFB, CA.

  2. I am sure every “Google Earth Freak” will recognise this instantly: it is the giant Compass Rose at Edwards AFB.

  3. Huge compass rose at Edwards Airforce Base USA

  4. This is the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center. This one seemed familiar (I think I’ve seen it before in a science magazine), and a quick Google search brought it up.

  5. The worlds largest compass – at the NASA Dryden Research center/Edwards AFB in the Mojave Desert. 34 57’N 117 52’W.

  6. Edwards Air Force Base, CA. Specifically, this is located at the Dryden Flight Research Center on the base.

    This is a large compass rose, aligned to magnetic north, and used to allow research pilots to align their compass while in the air.

    Did a Google search and found it within two searches.


  7. Dryden Flight Research Center, California
    Took about 3 minutes and one google image search

  8. The Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC), located inside Edwards Air Force Base

  9. It’s the compass rose painted on the lake bed at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center near Edwards Air Force Base in California.

  10. Edwards Air Force Base, California, USA.
    It looked like something military, I chacked airports in the Southwest, and found it.

  11. It’s a giant compass at the Edwards Air Force base, in the Mojave desert. However I’m wondering about its exact use …

  12. Edwards AFB, California. I knew where it was immediately; it is the largest compass in the world and is used to calibrate heading. You can see it from most domestic US Airlines when making a flight from many of the airports in California enroute to Las Vegas.

  13. Edawards Airforce Base, California, US

  14. World’s largest compass rose at Edwards AFB, CA

  15. N34º 56.04′
    W117º 51.66′

    It’s an airport (Edwards) in California – KEDW

  16. World’s largest compass rose on the dry lake bed at Edwards Air Force Base, California, USA