A bunch of new imagery for Google Earth/Maps

(note: This data is only live in Google Earth, but will likely appear in Google Maps within a few days)

As has been the case lately, it comes in the form of a quiz. If you know an answer, post it in the comments below and we’ll see if we can figure them all out.

1- U.S. Route 91 turns into a much more famous stretch of road when it crosses into this town. — Los Angeles, CA, USA
2- Every year, this city plays host to the U.K.’s largest outdoor (temporary) ice rink. — Leeds, UK
3- Paradise: In this town you can surf or visit the world’s most delicious book store, located in
an old Twinkie factory (with plenty of aging filling still in the pipes).
— Cleveland, OH, USA
4- The original name of this city was Terminus. — Atlanta, GA, USA
5- The world’s northernmost opera house is located in this town. — Tromsø, Norway
6- This major U.S. city is actually north of Canada. — Detroit, MI, USA
7- A popular children’s game show that promoted geographic knowledge was produced out of
this city.
— Pittsburg, PA, USA ??
8- Don’t let the name fool you — this lake actually fills a 4,000ft deep caldera. — Crater Lake National Park, Oregon
9- You can tour the Royal Navy’s first iron-hulled, armor-plated warship in this town. — Portsmouth, UK
10- The historic fort in this city was restored based on an 1847 map published in Darmstadt,
Germany.
— Sutter’s Fort State History Park, California
11- As Halloween approaches, one might be interested in viewing the ‘Ghost Capital of Britain.’ — Derby, UK
12- Now part of Germany, this city was once the capital of the Hanseatic League. — Lübeck, Germany
13- President Lincoln attended the dedication ceremony of the Soldier’s National Cemetery in
this town.
— Gettysburg, PA, USA

Comments

  1. 8 – Crater Lake, OR, USA
    13 – Gettysburg, PA, USA (Along with much of eastern Pennsylvania)

  2. McMaster_de says:

    No.9: Portsmouth

  3. McMaster_de says:

    No.5: Tromsø, Norway

  4. McMaster_de says:

    No.3: Cleveland

  5. McMaster_de says:

    No.8: Crater Lake National Park

  6. McMaster_de says:

    No.10: Sutter’s Fort State History Park, California

  7. 3: Cleveland, Ohio. The Zubal Book Store is located in an old twinkie factory. http://www.zubalbooks.com/

  8. 5: Tromsø, Norway. As witnessed in this article; http://www.norway.org/restech/researchnews/verdensteatret+and+the+met.htm

  9. 8: This could be Crater Lake in Oregon’s Crater Lake National Park.

  10. McMaster_de says:

    No.1: Los Angeles

  11. 7. Possibly Pittsburgh. ‘Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?’ was produced by WGBH, Boston and WQED, Pittsburgh.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where_in_the_World_Is_Carmen_Sandiego%3F_%28game_show%29

  12. Great post! Much appreciated :)

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