The Sifter did an entire post on them here. – The Google Earth Secret Coordinates – MASTER COLLECTION 1. You can read all about it here. You’ve no doubt already come across some interesting finds on Google Earth. Some are ‘eye charts’ for airplanes, better known as aerial photo calibration targets. From natural formations to human structures, the world is a different place when viewed from above. You can read about the touching story here. Sources
– Google Earth
– Weird Google Earth
– Strangest Sights in Google Earth, Part II
– Why Is China Building These Gigantic Structures In the Middle of Nowhere? A farmer named Pedro Martin Ureta planted the forest in memory of his wife. If you’re interested in seeing any of the places yourself, I’ve included the coordinates for every image shown below. Airplane Boneyard
32 08’59.96″ N, 110 50’09.03″W
Located in the fertile agricultural region of Argentina’s ‘Pampas’ is a guitar-shaped forest made up of over 7,000 cypress and eucalyptus trees. At 1,013 meters (3,324 ft) in length with a total area of 8 hectares (19.77 acres), the swimming pool at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile is the largest in the world.