Where On Google Earth?

The Online Geography Game

Contest #288

IMPORTANT: This week you’ll also have to provide the coordinates of this location to qualify for a correct answer

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March 29th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 15 comments

Contest #287 answer: Jal Mahal, Jaipur, India

The ManSagar Lake was formed in the 17th and 18th century as the main water body for the region.
And some 300 years ago a water palace was built into this lake, where duck hunting parties were organised.

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In the recent years Jal Mahal was thoroughly restored and is now open to visitors.

Those who shot some ducks

  • mccrumplair
  • Walter_V_R
  • steve willis
  • Chris Nason
  • Martin
  • ewen
  • David Kozina
  • rob de wolff
  • Pete Thompson
  • mehmet durmus
  • hhgygy
  • Shelly
  • Farceur
  • Sasha Smith

– Hint –

  • Paul Franson
  • Paul Voestermans
  • krenek

March 29th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #287 hint

Frequently used for the duck hunt

March 27th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 3 comments

Contest #287

Sorry for the delay…

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March 23rd, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 14 comments

Contest #286 answer: Auschwitz-Birkenau, Oswiecim, Poland

Last week Gary was in Poland and he visited his World Heritage Site #200 in his world travels.

It happened to be the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, which needs no further introduction.

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Currently Gary is on a German tour in which he will visit 28 more World Heritage sites.

Those who followed Gary:

  • mccrumplair
  • Walter_V_R
  • Cloudspotter
  • hhgygy
  • steve willis
  • Steve Hoge
  • Farceur
  • Gillian B
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Alex Tischer
  • LawnBoy
  • rob de wolff
  • krenek
  • mehmet durmus
  • Marcel

– Hint –

  • Chris Nason
  • Shelly
  • David Kozina
  • Sasha Smith
  • Paul Franson

March 23rd, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #286 hint

A milestone in Gary’s travels

March 20th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 3 comments

Contest #286

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March 15th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 19 comments

Contest #285 answer: Tigantourine gas facility near In Amenas, Algeria

On 16 January 2013, 800 people were took hostage at the Tigantourine gas facility near In Amenas,

Tigentourine

In a few days, the Algerian government retook the facility in a military operation, which cost the lives of at least 39 hostages and 29 kidnappers.
The alleged mastermind of the hostage operation, Mokhtar Belmokhtar, was killed in Mali, earlier this month.

Those who survived

  • Farceur
  • steve willis
  • hhgygy
  • mehmet durmus
  • Walter_V_R
  • rob de wolff
  • bietz
  • JustinakasNaP
  • Chris Nason
  • Pascal Gilbraith
  • Mik
  • mccrumplair
  • krenek

– Hint –

  • donaaronio
  • Cloudspotter
  • Skip
  • Pete Thompson
  • Marlowe D
  • David Kozina

March 15th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | one comment

Contest #285 hint

Partially re-opened after a tragic incident

March 13th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 4 comments

Contest #285

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March 8th, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | 16 comments