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|Also known as Bouvetoya Island, this island was in the movie AvP as the site of the Predator's pyramid. The location in the movie (according to their satellite images) of the island is incorrect. I'm working on another image overlay for their island location.||12/15/2005||846|
|Plum Island Animal Disease Centre is a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) facility devoted to diagnosing and researching foreign diseases of animals.|
Plum Island is the only location in the United States where bioterrorist attack disease agents can be studied. It is located 1 1/2 miles off the north-eastern end of Long Island, NY.
In late August 2005, the Department of Homeland S...
|I watched the original South Pacific last night. I knew they filmed on the Island of Kauai but did not know where. So I carefully crawled the coastline until I found a likely location and with some additional research, confirmed the location.||07/15/2008||981|
|Easter Island with 3 overlays.|
First, a map with tourist information and the location of Moai sites.
Second is a topographical map hand-drawn by a late 19th century explorer of the island.
Last is a high-res photo overlay. Easter Island, "Rapa nui" in the local language, is also called the "navel of the world" due to its huge volcanos.
|Oak Island is noted as the location of the so-called Money Pit, a site of numerous excavations to recover treasure believed by many to be buried there.||09/11/2005||623|
|Lowendal Island; appears oddly white, though its location and the fact that none is visible on building tops suggests that snow is unlikely. Seems more like an intense glare or flash. Nuclear testing has gone on in regions of Australia for quite a while. I don't know.....it just seems odd.||07/19/2006||1,357|
|Three Mile Island nuclear reactor site.
From the Wikipedia: Three Mile Island is the location of a nuclear power station which on March 28, 1979, suffered a partial core meltdown. The Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station sits on the island in the Susquehanna River in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, near Harrisburg, of area 3.29 sq. km (814 acres).
|Location of the german TV-show about a rescue team in Hamburg. The location is the former Lettow-Vorbeck-Army camp in Jenfeld. The buildings are now appartment houses.||04/01/2006||489|
|Asinara (Italian for "Donkey-inhabited" but its name comes from Latin "Sinuaria" and means sinus-shaped island) is an Italian island of 51 km≤ in area, with approximately 700 inhabitants. The island is located just off the northwestern tip of Sardinia, and is mountainous in geography with steep, rocky coasts. Due to a lack of much fresh water, trees are sparse, and a low scrub vegetation predom...||01/18/2007||436|
|San Giorgio Maggiore is one of the islands of Venice, lying east of the Giudecca and south of the main island group. It forms part of the San Marco sestiere.|
The island was probably occupied in the Roman period, and definitely had a church by 829. The Benedictine Monastery of San Giorgio was established in 982 and its monks drained the island's marshes. They had considerable auto...
|Cockatoo Island is an island in Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia. The island was originally used as a prison and later developed as a shipyard. Many naval ships were built and maintained at Cockatoo Island Dockyard. The shipyard was closed during the 1980s. In late March 2005 the island was re-opened to the public for the Cockatoo Island Festival, after two and a half years of planning.||11/03/2007||1,457|
|The island used in the controversial Japanese movie, Battle Royale. |
"Battle Royale - A random class of Japanese ninth grade student are - in this fictional universe - randomly selected by a fascist government lottery. They become kidnapped and forced onto an isolated island, where they are equipped with food, water, a map and a random weapon. On the island, they have to com...
|The location of an underwater "pyramid", the Yonaguni Monument. There are links to relevant sites.||06/10/2006||658|