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I Was Using Google Earth When I Noticed Something Awesome... In Fact, 29 Awesome Things.

MARCH 5, 2014

Google Earth allows us to explore the world around us in a way that used to be impossible. With the help of satellite imagery and aerial photographs taken by aircraft, Google created a gigantic and interactive map for us to play with. Exploring cities you've never visited is fun, but you can also use it to explore where you currently live ("Bob has a swimming pool?") The most entertaining part of all? Finding hidden secrets, all over the world.

1.) This airplane boneyard (32 08’59.96″ N, 110 50’09.03″W) Tucson, Arizona

2.) A mysterious pattern in the desert (27°22’50.10″N, 33°37’54.62″E) Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

3.) A building complex that’s shaped like a Swastika (32°40’34.19″N 117° 9’27.58″W) Coronado, California, USA

4.) A massive herd of water buffalo (4°17’21.49″ S 31°23’46.46″ E) Kigosi Game Reserve, Tanzania

5.) This random, giant triangle in the middle of Arizona (33.747252, -112.633853) Wittmann, Arizona, USA

6.) “The Badlands Guardian” in the mountains (50° 0’38.20″N 110° 6’48.32″W) Walsh, Alberta, Canada

7.) The shipwrecked SS Ayrfield covered in trees (-33.836379, 151.080506) Homebush Bay, Sydney, Australia

8.) A giant Firefox logo in a cornfield (45° 7’25.87″N 123° 6’48.97″W) Dayton, Oregon, USA

9.) A forest in the shape of a guitar (-33.867886, -63.987) Córdoba, Argentina

10.) This lake in the shape of a heart (1.303921, -81.901693) Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

11.) A strange pattern in the middle of a desert (40.452107, 93.742118) China

12.) This giant target in the desert (37.563936, -116.85123) Nevada, USA

13.) A message of love (43.645074, -115.993081) Boise National Forest, Boise, Idaho, USA

14.) An oversized lion in the UK (51.848637, -0.55462) Dunstable LU6 2LD, UK

15.) A giant Turkish flag (35.282902, 33.376891) Kyrenia, Cyprus

16.) Potash ponds in Utah (38°29’0.16″N 109°40’52.80″W) Moab, Utah, USA

17.) A strange pattern in the sand (37.629562, -116.849556) Nevada, USA

18.) This random Coca-Cola logo in the middle of nowhere (-18.529211, -70.249941) Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile

19.) Another mysterious symbol in Nevada (37.401573, -116.867808) Nevada, USA

20.) A friendly giant in the hills of Chile (19°56’56.96″S 69°38’1.83″W) Huara, Tarapacá, Chile

21.) A sunken ship (30.541634, 47.825445) Basrah, Iraq

22.) Multiple landing strips in the middle of the desert for no apparent reason (32.663367, -111.487618) Eloy, Arizona, USA

23.) A giant Mattel logo (33.921277, -118.391674) El Segundo, California

24.) UTA Flight 772 Desert Memorial (16.864841, 11.953808) Sahara Desert, southern Ténéré of Niger

25.) This rainbow plane in the US - Cathy Terrace Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey , USA ‎

26.) The Barringer meteor crater (35.027185, -111.022388) Winslow, Arizona

27.) A giant pool of hippos bathing (6°53’53.00″ S 31°11’15.40″ E) Katavi National Park, Tanzania

28.) The Grand Prismatic Spring (44.525049, -110.83819) Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

29.) And finally… BATMAN (26.357896, 127.783809) Okinawa, Japan

Apparently, no matter where you go in Nevada, you're just a stone's throw away from a giant mysterious shape in the desert. Check out Google Earth yourself, you're bound to find something cool. If you'd like to look up what we included in this gallery, just search for the coordinates of each. Source: Google Earth via Twisted Sifter Share this with others by clicking below.

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