Google Earth is a pretty incredible tool. Even if you are not using it for navigation, you can discover many interesting places from around the world through it. A geologist, Will, who goes under the nickname geologistmakesthebedrock, has been collecting and sharing some really cool places he found from this wonderful program. Many of those places are man-made structures while several others are surreal-looking land formations. Here, we have shared some of his best finds. From beautiful volcanoes to stunning islands, these places look so fascinating on Google Earth. Take a look.
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1. A fort in Lille, France.
2. A private island on the coast of Maine. The bridge has a gate, and the house overlooks a shipping lane in Penobscot Bay.
3. This looks like an abstract painting but these are pits that are used in a very old-fashioned salt extraction operation.
4. An extremely serpentine river. Almost looks like a painting...
5. A real live oasis! The lines you see are tracks from cars. The smaller ones must be of animals.
6. A perfect meteor crater with a very nice raised rim.
7. The circular reflections of these waves look so cool.
8. This is Assamakka, a small town in Niger. The community has to battle with the raging sands every single day.
9. A shipwreck on a desert coast in North West South Africa.
10. A river cutting a hole in the ice.
11. Some sort of reservoir in Belgium with an unusual octagonal pond.
12. This volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia looks so well-formed.
13. An atoll, also known as a coral atoll, is a ring-shaped coral reef, island, or series of islets, that encircles a lagoon partially or completely.
14. A volcano poking up out of the South Pacific.
15. The Zambezi River in Africa downstream of the falls. The path of the river seems rather unusual.
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