Where On Google Earth?

The Online Geography Game

Contest #188

April 29th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 14 comments

Are you any good in these contests?

If so, you probably are interested in a new puzzle book that will be released this fall. According to The Telegraph, a ‘ferociously complicated’ new puzzle book will give users clues to find places on Google Earth and lead them to a €50,000 prize.

“The Great Global Treasure Hunt” is written by Tim Dedopulos, a former editor of Mensa puzzles will be published in September for £9.99. (that us appr. USD 16.50 at the current rate)

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Contest #187 answer: Diavik Diamond Mine, NW Territories, Canada

This is the Diavik Diamond mine in Canada, located on a 20 km2 island in Lac de Gras, 300 km NE of Yellowknife.

Mining begun here in 2003 after the discovery of diamonds in the early 1990s.

The mine is currently in a transition from an open pit mine to an underground mine.
Those who found a kimberlite pipe:

  • LawnBoy
  • Sarah G.
  • Sasha Smith
  • hhgygy
  • Adam Macer
  • Paul Franson
  • ACG
  • Falco
  • steve willis
  • blacbronco
  • eli
  • Axel
  • Alonso Alfaro
  • Nick
  • D Hall
  • Travilana
  • mccrumplair
  • Bill Close
  • Milosh, Serbia
  • Lelie
  • David Kozina
  • Christian groff
  • Dennis S.
  • Doc Will
  • Elrober
  • richard
  • Megatro
  • José Miguel Diaz
  • ewen
  • Gillian
  • Carvas, Portugal
  • Rolando Marín Monge
  • Matt Manolides
  • zumsen
  • Linda G

– hint –

  • Ivar Bonsaksen
  • Graham Foxall
  • EJ
  • alyca
  • Steve Jaycocks
  • steven simmons
  • Skip
  • hazzer
  • Brendan Dillon
  • Seig Hart

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