Interesting Places On Google Maps
This is the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Reagan, the 40th President of the USA, started his fast-growing career as an actor in Hollywood, and though he didnвЂ™t become very popular as an actor, he became a well known statesman. The doors of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library were opened in a small town of Simi Valley (California) in 1991.
Here is a zoomed-in version of Reagan Presidential Library.
Google Maps. This is the Discovery Scientific Center. Its main task is to educate young minds using interactive exhibits and programs. The building itself looks pretty unusual. In particular, this black cube that is situated on the roof attracts childвЂ™s attention from a distance.Google Maps. This mystic airplane was discovered in Khaled airport (Saudi Arabia). Aside from the main terminal there was a sketch of a jet drawn on the desert sand. People still argue if these are the consequences of a jet crash or the joke of nature
.Google Maps. This Texas State History Museum is named after former Texas Governor Bob Bullock who championed its creating. The cost of the construction was over $80 million.Google Maps. This drawing on German field was noticed in 2005. I wonder who is drawn here.Google Maps. The Ziggurat in West Sacramento (California) is a 10-floor pyramidal building on the riverside of Sacramento. The building exterior reminds of ziggurats found near Mesopotamia, but it’s built from metal.
Google Maps. This is the building where Santa Clara Yahoo! office (an American company that owns the second most popular search engine in the world) is based. The secret competition between the two popular services – Yahoo! and Google is hold not only online but also in real life where these companies are competing for the best office.Google Maps. Is this art or a twist of fate? A combination of casual natural factors has formed a human face on a natural landscape.Google Maps. This natural purple landscape was found near Alaska on the Beaufort Sea coast.
It’s a zoomed-in picture.
Google Maps. This Picayune Strand State Forest (national preserve) in Florida is a truly magic place. It is the world’s largest lime «valley» that is 35.5 km at length and 3-5 km in width. You can meet rare wild animals being under the threat of disappearance.
Google Maps. This lake is situated on the Baffin Island (North Canada). Most of Baffin Island lies above the Arctic Circle. Severe life terms are the reason why only 11 thousand people live here.Google Maps. This picture of Antarctica was taken from a satellite. You can see red mountains pushing through the snow layer.Google Maps. These are anomalies of unknown origin in the Sahara desert.
Google Maps. San Andreas strike-slip fault was on news on April 18, 1906, when sudden displacement along the fault produced the great San Francisco earthquake and fire. The fault runs a length of hundreds of kilometers. It often becomes the arena of strong earthquakes. In this picture you can see San Andreas fault in California.Google Maps. This glacier lies on the Fogo Island. вЂњFogoвЂќ is a Portuguese word for вЂњfireвЂќ. This name was given to the Island because next to the glacier you can find an asleep volcano.Google Maps. Canadian Green Field is decorated with many rows of zigzags. Maybe itвЂ™s some kind of an irrigation system?Google Maps