Montauk Point Light

Montauk, New York, USA

41°4′15.480″N 71°51′25.528″W


Montauk Point Light is a lighthouse located at the easternmost point of Long Island in the hamlet of Montauk, New York. With its construction authorized by George Washington in April 1792, the building was the first of its kind in New York and is the fourth oldest active lighthouse in the United States.



Het Loo Palace

Apeldoorn, Netherlands

52.234167°N 5.945833°E


Het Loo Palace is located in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. "The Great Garden,” situated behind the residence, follows the general Baroque landscape design formula: perfect symmetry, axial layout with radiating gravel walks, parterres with fountains, basins, and statues.



Fort Jefferson

Monroe County, Florida, USA

24.628°N 82.873°W


Fort Jefferson is located in the Florida Keys within Dry Tortugas National Park. Composed of 16 million bricks, it is the largest masonry structure in the Americas. Among other historical uses, during the Civil War, the Union used the fortress to restock vessels in their campaign to blockade Southern shipping and also as a prison for Union deserters.



Intrepid Potash Facility

Wendover, Utah, USA

40.690371478°, -113.918749132°


The Intrepid Potash facility in Wendover, Utah has actively harvested potash from naturally-occurring brines for the past 75 years. Covering approximately 88,000 acres of land, brine is pumped from a ditch system into an 8,000 acre solar pond to evaporate water and precipitate salts. More than five billion gallons of brine are pumped into the solar pond each year.



Beijing National Stadium

Beijing, China

39°59′30″N 116°23′26″E


Time-Lapse Overview: Beijing National Stadium, also known as the Bird’s Nest, was built for the 2008 Summer Olympics. Ground was broken in December 2003 and at peak construction, 17,000 workers worked on the stadium. Constructed with more then 110,000 tons of steel, the Bird’s Nest officially opened in June 2008 at a cost of $428 million.



Turbine Interchange

Jacksonville, Florida, USA

30.253047949°, -81.516204357°


A turbine interchange connects the SR 9A and SR 202 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Also known as a whirlpool interchange, this structure consists of left-turning ramps sweeping around a center interchange, thereby creating a spiral pattern of right-hand traffic. This type of junction is rarely built, due to the vast amount land that is required to construct the sweeping roads.



Mir Mine

Mirny, Eastern Siberia, Russia

62°31′45.92″N 113°59′36.74″E


The Mir Mine is an inactive, open-pit diamond mine located in Mirny, Eastern Siberia, Russia. The mine is 1,722 feet (525 m) deep and has a diameter of 3,900 feet (1,200 m), making it the second largest excavated hole in the world. Active for 44 years, the mine had an output of 10 million carats of diamond per year during peak production in the 1960’s.



Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Tucson, Arizona, USA

32°09′59″N 110°52′59″W


Davis–Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona is home to the aircraft boneyard for all excess American military and government aircraft. The 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group takes care of more than 4,400 aircraft, making it the largest aircraft storage and preservation facility in the world. We encourage you to explore the boneyard from above with the geo-coordinates link above!



Industrial sector

Tokai, Aichi, Japan

35.039460°, 136.889525°


Industrial buildings line the coast of Tokai, Japan. The city’s economy is dominated by a massive steel mill operated by Nippon Steel, the second largest producer of steel in the world.




Rome, Italy

41°55′13″N 12°26′31″E


Balduina is a residential area in the Municipio XIX of Rome, Italy. At 456 feet (139 meters) above sea level, the neighborhood is highest part of the city.