When Google Earth Starts Glitching… The Entire World Starts Melting

In a series titled, Postcards from Google Earth by Clement Valla, the anomalies, or glitches, within Google Earth’s system is celebrated.

The artist, programmer and designer hails from Brooklyn, New York and stated that, “At first, I thought they were glitches, or errors in the algorithm, but looking closer I realized the situation was actually more interesting — these images are not glitches.

They are the absolute logical result of the system. They are an edge condition—an anomaly within the system, a nonstandard, an outlier, even, but not an error.”

1. Bronx, New York

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3. Los Angeles, California
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4. Niagara Falls
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5. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California
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6. Switzerland
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7. Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, Arizona/Nevada
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8. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9. George Washington Bridge, New York/New Jersey
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10. Rome, Italy
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11. Kansas, USA
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13. Colorado
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14. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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15. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California
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17. Los Angeles, California
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18. Glen Canyon Dam, Arizona
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19. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20. Bronx, New York
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21. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23. Los Angeles, California
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