Where On Google Earth?

The Online Geography Game

Contest #201

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July 29th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 29 comments

Contest #200 answer: Elm Point, Minnesota, USA

Elm Point is part of the USA, but is attached to Canada’s province of Manitoba.
The 49th parallel divides this peninsular into a Canadian and a USA part, as with Point Roberts in our Contest #23.

Right answers this week from

  • Matt Manolides
  • Alonso Alfaro
  • LawnBoy
  • hhgygy
  • Jeff A
  • ACG
  • Milosh, Serbia
  • docpi
  • Farid, France
  • Dennis S.
  • Sarah G.
  • David Kozina
  • mccrumplair
  • steven simmons

– Hint –

  • Chris Nason
  • Ernesto Posse
  • Paul Franson
  • Sasha Smith
  • Andy M, USA
  • Oscar Gauna
  • Linda G

And that ends another series.
mccrumplar is a clear winner with 20 points. Congratulations!

I will reset the leader board and start with a new contest.

July 29th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #200 hint

It’s those borders again.

July 27th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 7 comments

Contest #200

July 22nd, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 16 comments

Contest #199 answer: Île longue, Bretagne, France

Île longue (Long Island) is the base go the French Nuclear Missile Submarines and one of the most secretive and heavily defended places in France, according to Wikipedia

A few years ago, Greenpeace entered this military zone as a protest against the nuclear warheads that are based here.

Thanks to Adam Macer for the heads up.

Right answers from

  • Chris Nason
  • Matt Manolides
  • Mason Thrall
  • mccrumplair
  • Milosh, Serbia
  • Andy M, USA
  • Michael T
  • Josh Muehe

– Hint –

  • hhgygy
  • Ernesto Posse
  • steven simmons
  • Alonso Alfaro
  • Willem

July 22nd, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest#199 hint

Sorry for the delay.

July 20th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 4 comments

Contest #199

July 15th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 9 comments

Contest #198 answer: Llívia, Spanish enclave in France

On July 5th Gary tweeted: “Can you guess where I am? Clue: Everywhere I look I see Spain and everywhere I look I see France.”

The answer of course was: Llívia, which is a Spanish enclave in the south of France.

It was not easy this week, kudos to mccrumplair for finding it without the hint.

  • mccrumplair

– Hint –

  • Andy McConnell
  • Milosh, Serbia
  • hhgygy
  • Ivar Bonsaksen
  • Willem
  • Chris Nason
  • Matt Manolides
  • Skip
  • David Kozina
  • Alonso Alfaro
  • Andy M, USA
  • Paul Franson
  • Roger
  • Farid, France
  • Sasha Smith
  • steven simmons

July 15th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 3 comments

Contest #198 hint

If you activate the ‘borders’ layer, you get this…

July 13th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | 16 comments

Contest #198

July 8th, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | one comment