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Pirbright Laboratories

Pirbright Laboratories

News related KMZ file of Pirbright Laboratories from where Britain's latest foot & mouth outbreak may have originated
No rating yet08/07/2007328Google Earth Logo
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Foot and mouth disease farm in Surrey

Foot and mouth disease farm in Surrey

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/6930684.stm
No rating yet08/04/2007816Google Earth Logo
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Bridge collapse on I-35W

Bridge collapse on I-35W

Location of where I-35W collapsed into the Mississippi River on August 1, 2007.

Story on CNN
No rating yet08/01/20071,973Google Earth Logo
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Transformer explosion rattles Manhattan

Transformer explosion rattles Manhattan

NEW YORK (AP) -- An underground steam pipe explosion tore through a Manhattan street near Grand Central Terminal on Wednesday, swallowing a tow truck and killing one person as hundreds of others ran for cover amid a towering geyser of steam and flying rubble. New York Police Department spokesman Paul Browne said the explosion was not terrorism.
No rating yet07/18/20071,218Google Earth Logo
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TAM Airbus A320 crashed in TAM building, Sao Paulo

TAM Airbus A320 crashed in TAM building, Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) -- A plane carrying at least 150 people crashed into a gas station and burst into flames after landing at Sao Paulo's airport Tuesday, Brazil's airport authority said. http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/americas/07/18/brazil.plane.crash/index.html#cnnSTCText
Rating of 3.33333333307/17/20072,504Google Earth Logo
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Live Earth Concerts 2007

Live Earth Concerts 2007

These are the locations for the Live Earth concert around the world on saturday 7th.

OFFICIAL CONCERTS AND SCHEDULE

OFFICIAL CONCERTS: Local start: USA start (EDT):
Live Earth New York........2:30pm........2:30pm
Live Earth London..........1:30pm........8:30pm
Live Earth Sydney.........11:10am........9:10pm (july 6th)
Live Earth...
No rating yet07/06/20071,433Google Earth Logo
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2005 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal fire

2005 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal fire

The 2005 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal fire was caused by a series of explosions early on the morning of 11 December 2005. The terminal, generally known as the Buncefield Depot, is an oil storage facility located near the M1 motorway on the edge of Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire, England. These were some of the largest explosions ever to occur in the country, and the incident has been de...
No rating yet07/04/2007754Google Earth Logo
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Hurricane Andrew

Hurricane Andrew

All of these meandering streets on Homstead AFB are where military base housing once stood. It was all removed after Hurricane Andrew destroyed most of the base in August 1992.
No rating yet06/23/2007527Google Earth Logo
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Red carpet from the Pope Benedikt XVI visit in Munich

Red carpet from the Pope Benedikt XVI visit in Munich

This can be the carpet before or after the visit of Munich and Bavaria.
Rating of 3.33333333306/05/2007608Google Earth Logo
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G8-Summitt 2007 in Heiligendamm

G8-Summitt 2007 in Heiligendamm

From june 6th to june 8th 2007 the Presidents and Prime Ministers of the 8 most important industrial countries in the World: USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Russia and Japan will have their annual summitt. This time in Germany at the Kempinski Hotel in Heiligendamm. Participate will also the chairman of the European Union, Barroso, and the Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-Moon.
No rating yet05/31/2007842Google Earth Logo
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Phylogenic Map of the Avian FLu

Phylogenic Map of the Avian FLu

A comprehensive phylogenetic visualization of the avian flu virus (phylogenetics = the mapping of genetic mutations over time and space) has been published and its centerpiece is a KML file that shows the evolution of the virus as it travels out of East Asia and into Europe and Africa. (Use GE4)
No rating yet05/14/2007970Google Earth Logo

Haven the biggest wreck in the Mediterranean Sea

Haven the biggest wreck in the Mediterranean Sea

A superoiltanker (224.000 tons)lies in front of the city of Arenzano, in the Italian Riviera. It sunk in 1991
Five persons of the crew died, and about 144,000 tons of heavy crude oil burnt.
Rating of 1.505/06/2007874Google Earth Logo
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Oakland Freeway Collapse

Oakland Freeway Collapse

The location of the highway collapse in Oakland, CA after the tanker crash on April 29, 2007.
Rating of 305/01/2007880Google Earth Logo
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Virginia Tech Shootings

Virginia Tech Shootings

Locations of the Virginia Tech shootings that occured on April 16, 2007, including a campus map overlay.
Rating of 404/16/20071,991Google Earth Logo
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Crisis in Darfur

Crisis in Darfur

As has been reported in the news lately, Google has added some great things to the Darfur region to highlight whats been happening over there. You can access everything through that special layer inside of Google Earth.

This placemark will simply fly you to the region.
No rating yet04/12/20072,041Google Earth Logo
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Formula 1 2007

Formula 1 2007

Formula One Seasons 2007 Tracks and Layouts
Rating of 504/12/20072,794Google Earth Logo
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Enschede Fireworks Factory Accident - May 13, 2000

Enschede Fireworks Factory Accident - May 13, 2000

S.E. Fireworks, a company that stores fireworks articles, is located in the middle of the working class housing estate of Mekkelholt in the northern Dutch city of Enschede. On 13 May 2000, two explosions in a fireworks warehouse detonated an estimated 100 tonnes of explosives. The blast was felt up to 30 kilometers away. Within minutes the surrounding residential quarter was devasted. Some 400 ...
Rating of 3.33333333303/21/20071,130Google Earth Logo
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WTC Victims Remain at CMO

WTC Victims Remain at CMO

Lest we forget, these refridgerated trailers have been in place since 9/11/01. They are located at the Office of the Medical Examiner and can be found on East 30th Street between Bellview Hospital and the NYU medical Center. They are not accessable to the general public. These unidentified remains will be relocated to the Ground Zero Memorial upon it's completion. Never Forget!
Rating of 403/14/2007451Google Earth Logo
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Missile away towards summer cottage area

Missile away towards summer cottage area

On monday september 6th. 1982 the frigate Peder Skram was on a routine journey in Kattegat. Shortly before noon by an error in the electric system a missile was launched and hit between 2 summer cottages at Lumsaas, 34km (22miles) away.

The missile hit some trees and destroyed 4 cottages, 130 others were damaged. No one was hurt or killed.

Some one had to be blamed...
Rating of 403/10/2007449Google Earth Logo
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Euro 2008 Stadiums

Euro 2008 Stadiums

The 8 Stadiums of the 2008 European Football Championship in Switzerland and Austria.
Rating of 503/07/20076,944Google Earth Logo
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2007 Six Nations Championship

2007 Six Nations Championship

The 2007 Six Nations Championship is played annually over five weekends predominantly in February and March. Each of the six participating nations plays each other which results in 15 rugby matches over the tournament, with home advantage alternating each year.

Match winners receive two points, with one for a draw and none for a loss.
No rating yet02/06/2007488Google Earth Logo
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MOTO GP 2007 CIRCUITS

MOTO GP 2007 CIRCUITS

All of the 2007's programm Circuits
Rating of 3.66666666601/28/20071,114Google Earth Logo
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Derailed train hauling toxic chemicals allowed to burn

Derailed train hauling toxic chemicals allowed to burn

Rail cars that caught fire after a freight train crash near Louisville, Kentucky, were being allowed to burn throughout the night to destroy hazardous materials inside them, authorities announced Tuesday evening.

The fiery derailment prompted authorities to evacuate everyone within a mile of the wreck as a pall of thick, black smoke began to spread across the town of Brooks, abo...
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RALLY NORWAY 2007

RALLY NORWAY 2007

Norway’s WRC round, 16-18 February 2007, will contain numerous spectacular Special Stages (SS). From the start/finish in Hamar, the special stages will run northeast of Oslo, the capital of Norway, from the mountainous region of Lillehammer in the north to the forests of Kongsvinger in the south. Rally Norway 2006 may well be the first time the international car industry will meet such pictures...
Rating of 3.33333333301/05/2007931Google Earth Logo
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The 2007 Rugby World Cup

The 2007 Rugby World Cup

The 2007 Rugby World Cup will be the 6th Rugby World Cup.

It will be hosted by France during September and October of 2007.

This World Cup will have 20 nations contesting 48 matches over 44 days. 43 matches will be spread between ten French cities, with 3 matches to be held in Cardiff, Wales and 2 matches in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Rating of 4.501/04/2007354Google Earth Logo
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