Where On Google Earth?

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Contest 233

March 9th, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | 15 comments

Contest #232 answer: Mahdasht Satellite Receiving Station, Iran

This surely was hard to find. Even when you knew what you are looking for. I wonder how many of you found the location in Google Earth when you found the name in your search engine.

It is the Mahdasht Satellite Receiving Station / Alborz Space centre in Iran.
It was recently in the news when for the first time a group of Western Journalists was invited to visit this place.

It is a ground receiving station for the Iranian Civil Space program

A Special kudos to hhgygy for finding it without the hint and a honorable mention for mccrumplair for identifying the region.

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March 9th, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | 4 comments