2/27/2016

Grammichele

Sicily, Italy

37°13′N 14°38′E

 

Grammichele is located in Sicily, in southern Italy. The town was constructed in 1693 with a distinctive hexagonal street plan after an earthquake destroyed the nearby, old town of Occhialà.


 

2/24/2016

Houses

Killeen, Texas, USA

31.1035261,-97.7698868

 

Residential homes in Killeen, Texas. The town’s population grew from 86,911 to more than 127,000 in the decade between the 2000 and 2010 censuses, making it one of the fastest growing areas in the United States.


 

2/21/2016

Seaweed Farms

Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

8°40.906′S 115°27.067′E

 

Seaweed farms on Nusa Lembongan – a small island located southeast of Bali, Indonesia – have an average harvest of 50,000 pounds per month. Once the seaweed is extracted from the water, it is dried by the sun for 3-7 days, depending on the season. 


 

2/19/2016

Plaça de Tetuan

Eixample District, Barcelona, Spain

41.394921°N 2.175507°E

 

Plaça de Tetuan is a major square located in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Spain. The area characterized by its strict grid pattern, octagonal intersections, and apartments with communal courtyards.


 

2/18/2016

Friedenau

Berlin, Germany

52°29′00″N 13°22′00″E

 

Friedenau is a neighborhood in the southwestern suburbs of Berlin, Germany. The streets and squares of Friedenau are laid out in a geometric urban design known as a Carstenn Figure. This type of plan is characterized by a circular road that is divided by central avenue.


 

2/16/2016

Hoover Dam

Nevada / Arizona, USA

36°0′56″N 114°44′16″W

 

Hoover Dam is a 726-foot high, 1,244-foot wide concrete arch-gravity dam located on the Colorado River at the border of Arizona and Nevada. Constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression, a workforce of approximately 20,000 poured a total of 4.36 million cubic yards of concrete to complete the structure. That is enough concrete to pave a two-lane highway from San Francisco to New York City.


 

Valentine's Day

Heart-shaped Lake

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

41.303925,-81.903887

 

It’s Valentine’s Day! Check out this heart-shaped lake in Columbia Station, Ohio, USA. Send this to that special someone and have a wonderful day!



 

Check out this detail shot of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge, and downtown San Francisco from yesterday's Overview. You can also see the full print, by clicking on the link here:

http://www.dailyoverview.com/printshop/sflowangle


 

2/10/2016

Lamberts Point Pier 6

Norfolk, Virginia, USA

36.875248962°, -76.320259862°

 

Train cars filled with coal are stationed in Norfolk, Virginia. Operated by the Norfolk Southern corporation, Lamberts Point Pier 6 is the largest coal-loading station in the Northern Hemisphere and serves at the temporary depot for the company’s fleet of 23,000 coal cars.


 

2/9/2016

Prati

Rome, Italy

41.9111647,12.460427

 

Prati is a neighborhood located in center of Rome, Italy. The area borders the Vatican and contains the Via Cola di Rienzo, one of the most famous shopping streets in the entire city.