Where On Google Earth?

The Online Geography Game

Contest #364

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September 26th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 10 comments

Contest #363 answer: Johnson South Reef, South China Sea

The area around the Spratly Islands in the South Chinese Sea is a disputed area.
It is controlled by the Chinese, in fact the Chinese are currently building artificial islands here, but the ownership is also claimed by various other countries: Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia and Taiwan.

China

Those who reclaimed their own island:

  • Garfield
  • Walter_V_R
  • Lighthouse
  • Paul Voestermans
  • steve willis
  • hhgygy
  • mehmet durmus
  • Phil Ower
  • krenek
  • Eloy Cano

– Hint –

  • Ashwini Agrawal
  • Chris Nason

September 26th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #363 hint

Is this a potential new conflict area?

September 24th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 2 comments

Contest #363

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September 19th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 11 comments

Contest #362 answer: Kisimul Castle, Isle of Barra, Scotland

Kisimul Castle is a small medieval castle located on a small island off Castlebay, Barra, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. It gets its name from the Gaelic cìosamul meaning “castle island”

Kisimul

It was abandoned in 1838, but nowadays it is leased by Historic Scotland for an annual rent of £ 1,- plus a bottle of whisky

Right answers from:

  • hhgygy
  • Garfield
  • Lighthouse
  • Walter_V_R
  • Phil Ower
  • Paul Voestermans
  • steve willis
  • Eloy Cano
  • Ozgur ONGOCMEN
  • krenek
  • mehmet durmus

– Hint –

  • Chris Nason

September 19th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest #362 hint

Yes, it is a castle on a island

September 17th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | one comment

Contest #362

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September 12th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 12 comments

Contest #361 answer: Hart Island, New York

Hart Island is the location of the largest potter’s field in the world.

Hart

About 900,000 bodies are buried here in mass graves and still about 1,500 a year are added.
In 1977 most of the burial records were destroyed in a fire

Right answers from:

  • Walter_V_R
  • mehmet durmus
  • Eloy Cano
  • steve willis
  • Lighthouse
  • Garfield
  • Phil Ower
  • krenek
  • Paul Voestermans

– Hint –

  • Ashwini Agrawal
  • R Hays
  • Mik
  • Gillian B
  • donaaronio
  • Farid, France
  • Paul Franson
  • rob de wolff
  • Bill Close

September 12th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | no comments

Contest#361 hint

You are looking down at 900,000 buried bodies…

 

September 10th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 8 comments

Contest #361

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September 5th, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | 10 comments