50 Incredibly Strange And Amazing Things You Can Find On Google Earth

Fun fact for you day: Google Earth – once known as EarthViewer 3D — was created by KeyHole Inc, which was funded by the CIA in 2004 to create “groundbreaking” rich-mapping.

That’s correct, you can pretty much thank the CIA for Google Maps.

This essential tool has made all of our lives easier in countless ways. It works by using a combination of satellite imagery, aerial photography and geographic information systems (GIS) onto a 3D Globe.

Thanks to this phenomenal technology, we’ve been able to see striking natural earth formations and man-made structures that we probably would have never been able to see before. Here’s a compilation of some of the amazing and weird things on Google Earth.

1. Airplane Boneyard
32 08’59.96″ N, 110 50’09.03″W
Tucson, Arizona

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2. Mysterious Desert Pattern
27°22’50.10″N, 33°37’54.62″E
Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

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3. Swastika-Shaped Building Complex
32°40’34.19″N 117° 9’27.58″W
Coronado, California, USA

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4. Buffalo Herd
4°17’21.49″ S 31°23’46.46″ E
Kigosi Game Reserve, Tanzania

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5. Giant Triangle
33.747252, -112.633853
Wittmann, Arizona, USA

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6. Shipwrecked SS Ayrfield with Trees
-33.836379, 151.080506
Homebush Bay, Sydney, Australia

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7. The Badlands Guardian
50° 0’38.20″N 110° 6’48.32″W
Walsh, Alberta, Canada

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8. Parking Lot for Fighter Jets
33.927911, -118.38069
El Segundo, California, USA

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9. Firefox Logo
45° 7’25.87″N 123° 6’48.97″W
Dayton, Oregon, USA

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10. Guitar-Shaped Forest
-33.867886, -63.987
Córdoba, Argentina

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11. Heart-Shaped Lake
41.303921, -81.901693
Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

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12. Mysterious Desert Pattern
40.452107, 93.742118
China

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13. Giant Target
37.563936, -116.85123
Nevada, USA

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14. World’s Biggest Pool
-33.350534, -71.653268
Algarrobo, Valparaíso, Chile

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15. Jesus Loves You
43.645074, -115.993081
Boise National Forest, Boise, Idaho, USA

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16. Lion King
51.848637, -0.55462
Dunstable LU6 2LD, UK

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17. Northern Cyprus Flag
35.282902, 33.376891
Kyrenia, Cyprus

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18. Star Fort
Schansdijk 5, 4655 De Heen, The Netherlands

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19. Potash Ponds
38°29’0.16″N 109°40’52.80″W
Moab, Utah, USA

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20. Mysterious Pattern
37.629562, -116.849556
Nevada, USA

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21. The Whampoa Boat-Shaped Shopping Centre
22°18’14.15″N, 114°11’24.66″E
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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22. Russell Square
Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom

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23. Coca Cola Logo
-18.529211, -70.249941
Arica, Arica y Parinacota, Chile

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24. Concentric Cirlces
39.623119, -107.635353
New Castle, Colorado, USA

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25. Island in a Lake in an Island in a Lake
69.793° N, 108.241° W
Northern Canada

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26. Flipped Car
51°19’18.13″N, 6°34’35.64″E
Krefeld, Germany

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27. Strange Symbol
37.401573, -116.867808
Nevada, USA

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28. Monkey Face
65.476721, -173.511416
Russia

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29. Big Swimming Pool
52°29’52.24″N 13°27’13.67″E
Berlin, Germany

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30. The Shape of this Building
41.84201, -89.485937
Dixon, Illinois, USA

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31. Big Friendly Giant
19°56’56.96″S 69°38’1.83″W
Huara, Tarapacá, Chile

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32. Another Jet in a Parking Lot
48.825183, 2.1985795
92410 Ville-d’Avray, France

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33. More Mysterious Desert Patterns
40.458148, 93.393145
China

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34. Shipwreck
30.541634, 47.825445
Basrah, Iraq

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35. Multiple Landing Strips in the Desert
32.663367, -111.487618
Eloy, Arizona, USA

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36. Oil Fields
37°39’16.06″S 68°10’16.42″W
Rio Negro, Argentina

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37. Mattel Logo
33.921277, -118.391674
El Segundo, California

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38. Uluru / Ayers Rock
-25.344375, 131.034401
Northern Territory, Austrlia

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39. 1:20 Scale Model of Disputed Border Region
between India and China
38.265652, 105.9517
Yong Ning Xian, Yinchuan, Ningxia, China

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40. UTA Flight 772 Desert Memorial
16.864841, 11.953808
Sahara Desert, southern Ténéré of Niger

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41. Heart-Shaped Land Formation
20°56’15.47″S, 164°39’30.56″E
New Caledonia

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42. Rainbow Plane
Cathy Terrace Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey , USA

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43. Barringer Meteor Crater
35.027185, -111.022388
Winslow, Arizona

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44. Come Downtown and Play
35.141533, -90.052695
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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45. Hippo Pool
6°53’53.00″ S 31°11’15.40″ E
Katavi National Park, Tanzania

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46. Solar Field
34.871778, -116.834192
Daggett, California

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47. Giant US Flag
7300 Airport Blvd, Houston, TX 77061, USA

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48. Big Red Lips in the Desert
12°22’13.32″N, 23°19’20.18″E
Sudan

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49. Grand Prismatic Spring
44.525049, -110.83819
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

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50. Batman Symbol
26.357896, 127.783809
Okinawa, Japan

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