Google has released a significant update for Google Earth, but they’re doing it in quiz form again. Here are the clues:
- The fans of ‘Sweet Lou’ get to see his three cities updated. — Seems to be Lou Pinella, as both Chicago, IL and Seattle, WA have been updated (but Tampa, FL has not).
- This town has the longest railway station name in the UK. – Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwy
- Sir Rutherford Alcock was the first foreigner to climb this mountain in 1860. — Mount Fuji, Japan
- This major U.S. city was granted “town” status on February 2, 1856. — Dallas, Texas
- A major tourist destination and UNESCO World Heritage Site, this city is also home to one of the richest silver mines in the world. — Guanajuato, Mexico
- Founded in 1514, this town was the departure point for the Francisco Hernandez de Cordova (1517) and Cortez (1518) expeditions. — Cuba
- With over 100 buildings, including a bowling alley, this site is home to the largest community on its continent. — McMurdo Station, Antarctica
- With tales of great treasure, a German geologist led an expedition up the face of this very large mountain in 1883. — Cerro Aconcaugua, in the Mendoza province in Argentina.
- On the verge of being devoured by the Sahara, this town, which was once a center of learning, is a Moorish architectural jewel. — Morocco
- Now visible in Google Earth, this enormous dam will not be fully functional until 2011. — Three Gorges Dam, China
In addition, new imagery has been found in:
- Southwestern Pennsylvania (Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland Counties)
- Part of Preston County, West Virginia
If you know the answers to any of the others, please post in the comments below and we’ll get it figured out.