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United States Air Force Academy Aerial View (Founded Today)

The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA or Air Force), is an accredited college for the undergraduate education of officers for the United States Air Force. Its campus is located immediately north of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. The Academy’s stated mission is “to educate, train, and inspire men and women […]

1Apr2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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World’s Largest Moose Aerial View: Mac the Moose in Canada

On the outskirts of one of CanadaΓÇÖs most famous cities youΓÇÖll find CanadaΓÇÖs most famous moose. Mac the Moose has been standing tall for more than two decades, greeting visitors to Moose Jaw or beckoning passing travelers to stop in for a visit. But the lovable 9,000 kilogram / ten ton Mac is not feeling […]

22Feb2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Top 5 Posts on Virtual Bird’s Eye

We will be resuming posting this weekend ΓÇô Yeah!!┬á So, to kick things off I am doing a very small recap of the most popular links on the site!┬á WeΓÇÖll to the Top 5 Posts based on page views using Google Analytics: Click the Read more to get the list! 1. Biggest Loser Ranch In […]

20Feb2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Stone Mountain Carving Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

Stone Mountain is a granite dome monadnock located in Stone Mountain, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. At its summit, the elevation is 1,683 feet (513 m) amsl and 825 feet (251.5 m) above the surrounding plateau. The mountain extends underground to several surrounding counties. While Stone Mountain is the largest exposed granite ‘stone’ in the […]

20Nov2008 | | 2 comments | Continued
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9/11 Inspired American Flag on Carson City Mountainside

This is an American Flag on a mountainside in Nevada.┬á It is above the town letter “C” just up the hill from Carson City. Click the image for an Aerial or Bird’s Eye View Thanks to Robert for the link!

20Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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The Reno Arch Aerial and Birds Eye View

The original Reno Arch, built in 1926, didn’t say “The Biggest Little City in the World.” It wasn’t erected to add glitz to a downtown casino district (casino gambling didn’t become legal in Nevada until 1931), or even as a sign intended to symbolize Reno’s city pride. So what’s with this famous symbol? It was […]

20Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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2008 CMA Awards Location – Sommet Center Nashville

Recognized worldwide as “Country Music’s Biggest NightΓäó,” the CMA Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement for Country Music artists, musicians, producers, publishers, songwriters, video directors and industry executives who work in America’s most popular music genre.

12Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

The USS Arizona is the final resting place for many of the ship’s 1,177 crewmen who lost their lives on December 7, 1941. The 184-foot-long Memorial structure spanning the mid-portion of the sunken battleship consists of three main sections: the entry and assembly rooms; a central area designed for ceremonies and general observation; and the […]

7Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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The United States Capitol Aerial and Birds Eye View

The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world. It has housed the meeting chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives for almost two centuries. Begun in 1793, the Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended, and restored; today, it stands as […]

4Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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The White House Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

For two hundred years, the White House has stood as a symbol of the Presidency, the United States government, and the American people. Its history, and the history of the nationΓÇÖs capital, began when President George Washington signed an Act of Congress in December of 1790 declaring that the federal government would reside in a […]

4Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Fort McHenry Aerial View- Inspiration For “The Star Spangled Banner”

Designed by Ghanan Jean Foncin in 1798 and named after James McHenry, a Scots-Irish immigrant and surgeon-soldier who became Secretary of War under President Washington, Fort McHenry was built after America won its independence to defend the important Port of Baltimore from future enemy attacks. It was positioned on the Locust Point peninsula which juts […]

2Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Survivor Gabon Aerial View of Filming Location

Not exact (canΓÇÖt zoom in close enough), and the Aerials arenΓÇÖt that good in the area, but this is the area where the current, Survivor Gabon season 17 was filmed.┬á Click for a larger map using Virtual Earth that you can pan and zoom around. Gabon sits on the Equator in western Africa. Oil, timber, […]

25Sep2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Labor Day Traditions – Event Locations Around The US

It’s Labor Day Weekend and that brings some traditions along with it┬á I have listed a few here, but please contact us if you would like me to add anything to this list!!┬á Click on each one of the images to see the full size map location of each event. Jerry Lewis Telethon – held […]

30Aug2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Enola Gay at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Aerial View

Today marks the day that the first Atomic bomb was dropped during war.┬á The Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the bomb, is at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dullas International Airport. The Plane – The Enola Gay is the name of the B-29 Superfortress bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb, code-named […]

6Aug2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Mount St. Helens Aerial View

Mount St. Helens is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 96 miles (154 km) south of Seattle and 53 miles (85 km) northeast of Portland, Oregon. Mount St. Helens takes its English name from the British diplomat Lord St Helens, a friend […]

31Jul2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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‘Vomit Comet’ at Pima Air and Space Museum Aerial View

A NASA ‘Vomit Comet’ is show below at the Pima Air and Space Museum. These types of planes provide a feeling of a weightless environment for training, research or even for you favorite movie! Pima received a famous aircraft in December 2004, the NASA ‘Vomit Comet’ which was regularly used in the training of astronauts […]

21Jul2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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New Harley Davidson Museum Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

Today marked the opening of the new Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee Wisconsin. This event has been 105 years in the making! At the museum they have items including the very first Harley Davidson ever built and also Elvis Presley’s Harley Davidson! As you can see in the map below, the museum was just getting […]

12Jul2008 | | 0 comments | Continued