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|The Canada Olympic Park in Calgary (Or the C.O.P as the locals call it). This facility/park hosted about 75% of the events in the 1988 Winter Olympics. Today it continues as a skiing and winter sports park in winter, and a bike park, and a summer program facility in the summer. It is on a relatively steep slope (30-60 degrees steep), but you cannot really see that in Google Earth.||10/07/2005||523|
|Welcome to Sisimiut, which lies 100 km north of the Polar Circle.|
The climate is arctic with temperatures down to - 35 degrees Celsius in the winter and up to + 20 degrees Celsius in the summer. The town is Greenlands´s northernmost town with an ice-free harbour during the winter period and the southernmost with dog sledge riding and real genuine Greenland dogs.
|The Winter Palace was built between 1754 and 1762, as the winter recidendce of the Russian Tsars.||03/13/2007||821|
|This game is very popular in the Alp countries. It's played in summer as well as winter. These people are playing in a park in Munich.||09/13/2006||349|
|The station is named for Nathaniel B. Palmer, usually recognized as the first American to see Antarctica. The maximum population that Palmer Station can accommodate is 46 people. The normal austral summer contingent varies but is generally around 40 people. Palmer is staffed year-round, however, and the population drops to between 15 and 20 people for the winter maintenance after the conclusion...||01/20/2009||653|
|Gaberoun is an oasis with a large lake located in the municipality Sabha in the Libyan Sahara.|
The old bedouin settlement by the western shore of the lake has been abandoned, and now lays in ruins. A rudimentary tourist camp is located on the northeastern shore, including an open tea patio, sleeping huts, and a souvenir shop (attended by a touareg in full costume) in the winter.<...
|The summer palace covers 2.9 square kilometers (3/4 water). the history of the complex starts in 1750 (under emperor Qianlong); and it suffered two major attacks: during the Anglo-French allied invasion of 1860 and during the Boxer Rebellion, in an attack by the eight allied powers in 1900. It was rebuilt two times. The name "summer palace" was given in 1888 because it served Empress Dowager Ci...||06/23/2006||546|
|Winter in Jyvaskyla, Finland||05/01/2006||409|
|Google Earth provides a nice spring view of the Pyrenees...but combining it with a winter NASA image, you can make the winter come and the snow fall!||09/01/2005||927|
|Winter Haven Airport in Winter Haven, Florida. It says so, right there on the ground -- you can read it.||08/29/2005||415|
|You can make out a number of people Paraglidering off Winter Hill, Bolton, UK||01/15/2007||488|
|winter landscape next to Strasbourg (France) with the shadow of the trees on the snow fields.||09/25/2005||782|