Posted on February 19, 2010 by KarelContest #126 I made it a bit harder this week. However this site has somehow a relation with a current event.
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Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai
Ailsa Craig, Firth of Clyde, Scotland
Ailsa Craig off the shores of Scotland.
That’s where they get the stone to make all of the curling bricks in the world.
Ailsa Craig Island, Scotland
Ailsa Craig, off Girvan, Scotland. Located in the outer Firth of Clyde.
Ailsa Craig, Scotland. The only place to get proper curling stones.
Ailsa Craig, off the coast of Scotland.
Supplies blue hone granite for curling stones.
Ailsa Craig, Scotland Known for its high quality curling granite. Nice clue.
Ailsa Craig, Scotland
Known for being the only source for the blue granite used in curling.
Ailsa Craig, Scotland, UK
Origine of granite for Curling stones.
Curling is a (winter) Olympic dicipline.
Fukutoku-Okanoba volcano, near Tokyo?
it is Ailsa Craig which is where most of the granite used in curling was quarried
That’s Alisa Craig due west of Girvan in South Ayrshire, Scotland. Not sure what the relation to a current event is, may be that the granite is used in curling stones for the Winter Olympics.
Ailsa Craig, UK
Where, traditionally, granite was quarried for the manufacture of curling stones.
Ailsa Craig in the Firth of Clyde. 55 15′ 05″N, 5 07′ 0″W
Ailsa Craig, is there anything worse than to watch Curling?
Lighthouse on Ailsa Craig, UK
Karel, mind putting me as Andy M, USA in the rank since to further differentiate me from Andy McConnell? Plus, this way I can represent, like Milosh, Serbia!
Glad I did not troll too much news based on your hint 😉 So the curling rocks are from here? I have to admit, those curling rocks are beautiful. I am just now getting introduced to curling during these Olympics. Looks like fun…
For some reason, I started looking for this around the UK. Saw this, along the way. Neat! It’s an airplane and a ghost plane with a HUGE contrail: http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&t=k&ll=53.415934,-10.192818&z=16
I think that came out that way due to the optical sensor in the imaging equipment. It’s built to focus on the ground, but since the plane is so high it is defocused. There must be separate color sensors which are composited to create the imagery. This defocusing must cause this chromatic aberration.
Navassa Island off the southwest coast of haiti
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