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weird ring (overlay)

weird ring (overlay)

The entire area is the Air and Tenere Natural Reserve in Niger. The overlay image shows some solid circles cover up several Precambrian volcano craters. The weird thing is a huge " ring gap" cuts through the Air Mountains , just like a vestige of a cup presses into sand upside down.

Geologists say that the 63km-length diameter ring is called " ring dike",al...
No rating yet12/04/2008778Google Earth Logo
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Mururata Mountain

Mururata Mountain

Near Illimani Mountain, this interesting place have an ancient legend. The story tells that Mountains Illimani and Mururata fought until Mururata lose their peaks, thats why doesn't have any peak. Both Mountains have a mythic power (La Paz, Bolivia).
Rating of 401/11/2008769Google Earth Logo
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Illimani Mountain

Illimani Mountain

The astonishing, mythic and magic mountain of Illimani, is a favorite place to scale and conquer it. This marvelous is located in the Andean high planes (La Paz, Bolivia.
Rating of 301/11/2008741Google Earth Logo
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Galeras Volcano

Galeras Volcano

The Galeras Volcano, near to Pasto city
Rating of 209/04/20071,000Google Earth Logo
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meke golu (lake meke)

meke golu (lake meke)

Meke Golu; it is a volcanic crater lake in Karapinar in Konya in Turkey
Rating of 508/23/20071,181Google Earth Logo
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Eruption in Eden

Eruption in Eden

Overlay of Soloman Island. Picture from Nasa International Space Station and MSN news.
Rating of 505/06/20071,134Google Earth Logo
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Shiveluch Volcano

Shiveluch Volcano

On March 29, 2007, the Shiveluch Volcano on the Russian Federation’s Kamchatka Peninsula erupted. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory the volcano underwent an explosive eruption between 01:50 and 2:30 UTC, sending an ash cloud skyward roughly 9,750 meters (32,000 feet), based on visual estimates. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) flying onboard NASA’s Aqua satell...
No rating yet04/01/2007802Google Earth Logo
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Lava on Mt Ararat

Lava on Mt Ararat

Found what looks like live lava flows on Mt Ararat in Turkey
Rating of 403/14/20071,777Google Earth Logo
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Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore

Image overlay that enhances the sculpted features of Mount Rushmore.
Rating of 3.33333333303/12/20073,328Google Earth Logo
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Klyuchevskaya Sopka

Klyuchevskaya Sopka

Volcano, Klyuchevskaya Sopka, Kamchatka, Russia
Rating of 302/10/2007699Google Earth Logo
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Mount Trafalgar Australia

Mount Trafalgar Australia

Mount Trafalgar Australia
Rating of 401/14/2007610Google Earth Logo
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Fichtelberg

Fichtelberg

The Fichtelberg is the highest mountain in Saxony, in Germany. His height is 1214 m. He is situated in the mountain range Erzgebirge. This mountain range has a german part and a czech part.
Rating of 411/18/2006842Google Earth Logo
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Grosser Inselsberg, Germany

Grosser Inselsberg, Germany

This is the highest point of the Grosser Inselsberg.
The mountain Grosser Inselsberg is the fourth highest in the mountain range Thueringer Wald in Germany.
Rating of 311/17/2006692Google Earth Logo
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The Hudson River Tour

The Hudson River Tour

Take a Tour of The Hudson River Just North of Cold Spring ~ See it as Only Google Earth can Show it ~ Double Click ~ The Hudson River Tour ~ Then Hit The Play Button to Take a Tour that Only Google Earth Can Give ~ Make Sure that the Terrain Layer is Engaged ~ If Necessary Set your Tour Speed to 4 or 5 Seconds ~ Enjoy
Rating of 3.42857142810/05/20061,616Google Earth Logo
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The Mauna Loa Caldera

The Mauna Loa Caldera

Take a Tour of The Caldera at The Mauna Loa Volcano ~ See it as Only Google Earth can Show it ~
Double Click Mauna Loa Caldera ~ Then Hit The Play Button to Take a Tour that Only Google Earth Can Give ~ Make sure that the Terrain Layer is Engaged ~ Enjoy
Rating of 3.610/01/20061,668Google Earth Logo
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Banks Peninsula - New Zealand

Banks Peninsula - New Zealand

The Banks Peninsula has a radically different landscape compared to the adjoining, flat Canterbury Plains, where Christchurch (gray patch to the north) is located. The Banks Peninsula is formed from the overlapping cones of the extinct Lyttelton and Akaroa volcanoes. Subsequent erosion of the cones formed the heavily dissected terrain visible in the image, and sea level rise led to the creation...
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Tungurahua Volcano eruption

Tungurahua Volcano eruption

QUITO, Ecuador -- A volcanic eruption in Ecuador's Andes mountains killed at least one person and left more than 60 others missing, the mayor of a village on the volcano's slope said Thursday.

One man's body was recovered after the overnight eruption of lava from Tungurahua, in the country's high Andes, Penipe Mayor Juan Salazar said.

"There are another four ...
Rating of 3.7508/17/20061,225Google Earth Logo
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Stevens Pass Ski Area

Stevens Pass Ski Area

Stevens Pass Ski Area. Fifty miles east of Seattle, WA.
USGS aerial photo (1 meter resolution) overlay with chairlift positions.
Updated to include webcams and snow report.
Rating of 2.33333333307/12/20061,143Google Earth Logo
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Herbert Island, Aleutian Islands (Overlay)

Herbert Island, Aleutian Islands (Overlay)

Herbert Island, one of the Islands of Four Mountains group, sits to the west of the island of Chuginadak, from which it is separated by the Chuginadak Pass. (Chuginadak is visible at lower right, with Carlisle Island at upper right). Measuring measuring 10 km across, Herbert Island rises to a heigh of 1,280 m. The summit is topped by a 2 km wide caldera.
Rating of 306/15/2006830Google Earth Logo
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Mount Sakurajima

Mount Sakurajima

Mount Sakurajima, in southern Japan, has erupted at 08:30 GMT, (5:30 pm local time), on Wednesday, 7th June 2006. According to the Japanese Weather Agency, ash was blown 1,000 metres into the air. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The 1,117-metre high volcano is one of Japan's most active volcanoes situated in Kagoshima Bay, near the main island of Kyushuf . In 1914,...
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Mount Ngauruhoe

Mount Ngauruhoe

Mount Ngauruhoe is a 2,291 metres high cone shaped volcano on the edge of the Tongariro massif. The volcano is new Zealand's most active volcano with 61 eruptions since 1839.
The volcano is the `Mt Doom` in the movie Lord of the Rings.
It is the youngest vent and highest peak in the Tongariro volcanic complex on the Central Plateau of the North Island, and first erupted about 2,50...
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Heart Mountain

Heart Mountain

Heart Mountain near the Montana-Wyoming border once moved 100 kilometres in a half-hour in a catastrophic scenario during the early Eocene .
The Mountain originally formed with the Absaroka Range, to the West, about 50 million years ago.
However, lava from deep underground slid the mountain to its present position.
The Heart Mountain block slide of northwestern Wyoming a...
Rating of 3.2505/19/2006991Google Earth Logo
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Rila Mountain - Paradise on Earth

Rila Mountain - Paradise on Earth

Rila Mountain, one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, a perfect place for biking, skiing, hiking and other activities!
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Matsuwa Island, Kuril Island Chain Overlay

Matsuwa Island, Kuril Island Chain Overlay

Matua or Matsuwa is an island in the central Kuril Islands archipelago. It is located at 48.1° N 153.2° E and has an area of 52 km2.

In the northwestern end of the island is Sarychev Peak, elevation 1496 m, which has periodically erupted and is one of the most active volcanoes in the Kuril Islands. This peak has erupted at least 14 times since 1765. The largest such eruption occu...
Rating of 3.18181818105/13/20061,512Google Earth Logo
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Donnersberg

Donnersberg

The Donnersberg (687m) is the highest mountain
in the Pfalz.
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