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Contest #343 hint

Built six years ago, but still uninhabited

April 30th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 2 comments

Contest #343

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April 25th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 8 comments

Contest #342 answer: Pioneer Deep Space Station – Fort Irwin, CA, USA

Pioneer Deep Space Station is part of the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex, which belongs to the NASA Deep Space Network.

This Deep Space Networks main mission is to keep track of communications with unmanned deep space missions.
The Pioneer Antenna, featured in this contest was the first of its kind and dates from 1958. Since 1985 it is a National Historic Landmark.

pioneerstation

Those who looked back in time

  • Walter_V_R
  • Farceur
  • Paul Voestermans
  • Phil Ower
  • Garfield
  • Lighthouse
  • hhgygy
  • Cloudspotter
  • Eloy Cano

– Hint –

  • Paul Franson
  • Sasha Smith
  • mehmet durmus
  • RicardPG

April 25th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #342 hint

Part of a large multi-site complex. All about ‘traffic control’

April 23rd, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 3 comments

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April 18th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 10 comments

Contest #341 answer: Tungurahua volcano, Ecuador

The Tungurahua (‘throat of fire’) volcano is a large and active stratovolcano in Ecuador.

It has been intermitted active since August 1999, but the last few weeks it showed us some spectacular eruptions.

Tungurahua

If you want to see it live in action: here is a webcam

Those who fled the area in time

  • Eloy Cano
  • Walter_V_R
  • hhgygy
  • Paul Franson
  • Phil Ower
  • Sasha Smith
  • Garfield
  • Lighthouse
  • Farceur
  • Paul Voestermans
  • krenek
  • mehmet durmus
  • rob de wolff
  • Lelie
  • donaaronio
  • steven simmons
  • Ozgur ONGOCMEN

– Hint –

  • David Reuter
  • Cloudspotter
  • Gillian B
  • RicardPG
  • ndrqu
  • Mik
  • Jesus Rodriguez
  • Rosella
  • DannyS

April 18th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #341 hint

Quite active in the last few weeks….

April 16th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 6 comments

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April 11th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 21 comments

Contest #340 answer: Messil pit, kreis Darmstadt, Germany

A brown coal mining pit since 1895 and in 1971 destined to be a landfill.
But since 1995 an UNESCO World Heritage site thanks to the rich abundance of fossils on this location.
The Messil Pit is now a geological site of scientific importance.

messel_pit

Those who found the Kopidodon

  • Farceur
  • Eloy Cano
  • Walter_V_R
  • Garfield
  • Lighthouse

– Hint –

  • Paul Voestermans
  • steve willis
  • David Reuter
  • Phil Ower
  • Ashwini Agrawal
  • hhgygy
  • Chris Nason
  • Ann K.
  • Paul Franson
  • ndrqu
  • Lelie
  • Cloudspotter
  • DannyS
  • krenek
  • rob de wolff
  • Sandworm

And herewith another series is ended. Kudos to Phil Ower, who grabbed the lead before five runners-up.

April 11th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #340 hint

Almost used for garbage, but now an UNESCO World Heritage site!

April 9th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 11 comments