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#551 2013-06-13 20:53:45

pvsage
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From: North Carolina
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

^ I think my fellow cyclist has it. cool

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#552 2013-06-13 21:28:57

Roetsj
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From: Amsterdam, NL
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

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#553 2013-06-17 12:54:14

scket
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From: West Midlands
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

Yes it's Arromanches in Normandy France.

Wiki - Mulberry Harbour

Well done Roetsj, your turn.

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#554 2013-06-17 15:53:18

Roetsj
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

same era

Schermafdruk_13_06_13_22_53_16.jpg

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#555 2013-06-17 18:50:31

pvsage
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

^ This is a bridge close to where you live, correct?  (EDIT:  Just how far is that bridge? wink )

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#556 2013-06-17 19:21:35

Roetsj
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

^ It's about 90 km east of Amsterdam.

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#557 2013-06-17 19:30:01

pvsage
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

^ I was referencing a movie/book title, based on an expression that arose from Operation Market Garden. 8o

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#558 2013-06-17 19:38:54

Roetsj
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

lol big_smile you got me there! You know the name of the bridge?

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#559 2013-06-17 20:49:49

pvsage
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

Not offhand, but I was able to search it; doesn't count. (In other words, I'm passing on this one too. wink )

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#560 2013-06-18 01:54:58

PackRat
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

Arnhem


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#561 2013-06-18 04:50:59

pvsage
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

^ That's the town; what's the name of the Bridge Too Far? wink

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#562 2013-06-18 17:25:23

PackRat
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

I always thought it was the Arnhem Bridge, but I see they have apparently re-named the bridge the John Frost Bridge.


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#563 2013-06-18 17:47:10

Roetsj
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

^ they did in the late seventies: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Frost_Bridge.
your turn  smile

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#564 2013-06-18 21:16:03

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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

June_1371590055_1366x768.jpg


"It does not require many words to speak the truth." - Chief Joseph, Nez Perce tribe

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#565 2013-06-19 12:32:17

scket
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

John o' Groats?

Wiki

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#566 2013-06-19 13:58:25

PackRat
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

Close enough; I was actually after the name of those islands to the northeast (Orkney).


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#567 2013-06-20 12:44:37

scket
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

Try this:

it does have a FLOSS association!

VyeOUZH.jpg

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#568 2013-06-20 20:55:24

photonucleon
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

Liverpool, perhaps?


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#569 2013-06-20 21:26:36

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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

http://goo.gl/maps/nfJpr
really close to the water as can see when zooming out


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#570 2013-06-21 12:21:12

scket
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

+photonucleon

Correct, that's Liverpool Cathedral and next to it, the building site, is where last years, and this years OggCamp will be held:
http://oggcamp.org/
https://plus.google.com/114120215314425775951/posts

Your turn.

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#571 2013-06-21 18:24:13

photonucleon
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

photo.jpg
There we go... click for larger view...

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#572 2013-06-21 21:22:04

MartinRF
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

The Needles, Isle of Wight.

/Martin

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#573 2013-06-22 21:04:52

photonucleon
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Posts: 952

Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

MartinRF wrote:

The Needles, Isle of Wight.

/Martin

Correct; your turn.


- Ai! Aníron Undómiel. -
- Some things are certain. -
- Et Eärello Endorenna utúlien. Sinome maruvan ar Hildinyar tenn' Ambar-metta. -

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#574 2013-06-25 18:50:10

MartinRF
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From: Stockholm, Sweden
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Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

Yet another Google-Earth snap by me with a history connection:
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-IVYw … eventh.jpg
First settled some 1100 years ago.

/Martin

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#575 2013-06-26 12:46:21

scket
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From: West Midlands
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Posts: 221

Re: Where are we? (GoogleEarth Quiz)

It wouldn't be somewhere in the South Atlantic would it?

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