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nearly_all_gone
SILVER Member since Aug 2004

nearly_all_gone

Pooh-Bah
Location: Southampton

Total posts: 1626
Posted:Anyone tried "googleEarth"? It's a satelite mapping programme thingy which allows you to zoom in on any part of the globe. Personally my result was a bit poor, but others have had more luck.

Download it from http://www.download.com/Google-Earth/3000-2054_4-10411075.html?tag=lst-0-1
for free, then post your home, pointing out key features. Here's an example of a good one:

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This guy says he's worried about "the man" keeping tabs on him. I'm less worried:

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Post yours!


What a wonderful miracle if only we could look through each other's eyes for an instant.
Thoreau

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Total posts: 15414
Posted:They dont let you zoom in over area 51 though frown

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yoni
GOLD Member since Jun 2005

yoni

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Bideford and Bath

Total posts: 3099
Posted:ubblol

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mtbeer
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

mtbeer

ARRRR!
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA

Total posts: 529
Posted:Written by: Unnamed Cutie On Front


They dont let you zoom in over area 51 though frown





Yes they do smile



Here is the google map link:

Area 51

you can also find it on Google Earth.



Other areas of interest:

Nevada nuclear testing site

Barringer meteor crater

Trinity test site (first nuclear test)

Blackrock city smile



Edit: fixed the blackrock link...


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Noddy


Noddy

Toe Poking Bad Boy
Location: Lake District UK

Total posts: 2865
Posted:*looks like hes scheming an evil plot*

MuWaHaHa


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Ifrit
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

Ifrit

The GF of HoP
Location: Somerset, England

Total posts: 492
Posted:Its really scary how easy it is to see the infection that is humanity has had on the world. Plus im a bit miffed as i cant see my house.

fire leads to creation

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DragonFury
BRONZE Member since Mar 2005

Draco Iracundia
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 784
Posted:Its annoying that it doesn't allow you to zoom in as far over each section of the map. It would be even cooler if you could zoom in so far as to see people on the street and see flowers.

Do we sleep when we die?

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JauntyJames
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

JauntyJames

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA

Total posts: 3533
Posted:They blurr out the white house but they leave the pentagon alone. confused It's not as if anybody would have any trouble finding it.

-James

"How do you know if you're happy or sad without a mask? Or angry? Or ready for dessert?"

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MiG
GOLD Member since Apr 2004

MiG

Self-Flagellation Expert
Location: Bogged at CG

Total posts: 3415
Posted:i can't get brilliant resolution on my place, but here goes...



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