All Posts Tagged With: "Virtual Earth"

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In Flight: Plane Over Germany

Thanks to Christian Klasen for sending this one!!┬á Very nice close up of a plane coming in for a landing over Essen/Germany to Airport Duesseldorf.┬á Crazy how close this plane appears in the image! Make sure to check out our other ΓÇÿIn FlightΓÇÖ links on the site! Click either image to view the plane using […]

18Jan2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Moonlight Basin Ski Resort Aerial and 3D View

A ski day on the north face of Lone Mountain may find you on long groomers, hidden powder glades, or wild chutes. YouΓÇÖll discover an exhilarating, satisfaction. Explore the mountain, sit by the lodge fire, and gather together to share stories when the lifts slow to a stop. Offering a full range of winter and […]

27Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Jackson Hole Wyoming Ski Resort Aerial and 3D View

With 2,500 acres of legendary inbounds terrain, a 4,139′ vertical rise, 459″ of average snowfall each winter, and unparalleled backcountry access, Jackson Hole offers a truly unique winter experience. Two distinct mountains in the heart of the Tetons – Rendezvous and Apres Vous – make up Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and have been home to […]

25Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Bridger Bowl Montana Ski Resort Aerial and 3D View

Bridger Bowl offers a very diverse ski experience with the following ratings: 20% beginner, 30% intermediate, 20% advance and 30% extreme. Incredible expert only skiing is available off Bridger’s new Schlasman’s Chairlift and on the renowned “Ridge.” Skiers and snowboarders who wish to ride the new lift or access this terrain, collectively known as Ridge […]

25Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Big Sky Montana Ski Resort Aerial and 3D View

Under the leadership of Boyne Resorts, Big Sky Resort continues to set standards for skiing in Montana : and skiing in the Rockies. An aggressive lift expansion plan saw the area add 13 new/improved lifts over a 10 year period beginning in 1988. With 17 lifts transporting skiers and snowboarders over 3,812 skiable acres, the […]

25Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Aspen/Snowmass Ski Resort Aerial and 3D View

Aspen/Snowmass, anywhere else this would be four separate vacations. ItΓÇÖs not just one mountain ΓÇô itΓÇÖs Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk. With four choices and 5,303 acres, decide which mountain fits your passion. Snowmass, so many runs, so much variety ΓÇô cruisers, steeps, glades, off-piste, terrain parks, superpipe and the longest lift-served vertical […]

24Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Keystone Ski Resort Aerial and 3D View

Located in the White River National Forest just an hour from Denver, Keystone is home to three magnificent mountain playgroundsΓÇöDercum Mountain, North Peak, and The Outback.┬á ThereΓÇÖs something special for every skier and rider of any level at each mountain. There are more than 3,000 vertical feet and over 3,000 acres of bowls, bumps, glades, […]

24Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Vail Ski Resort Aerial and 3D View

Vail boasts three distinct areas of the mountain, each with their own features and fortes, including three terrain parks, seven bowls and 5,289 acres of freeride terrain. At seven miles wide, finding fresh tracks is as easy as finding elbow room. In fact, on an average day, there are only two skiers per acre, and […]

24Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Beaver Creek Ski Resort Aerial and 3D View

At the gate, you leave everyday life behind. That’s why people travel to Beaver Creek, Colorado from all over the world, and many make it a tradition. The drama of rock and sky, the sheer grandeur of this place, is one reason. That it is North America’s World Cup mountain is another. It is also […]

24Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Steamboat Springs Ski Resort Aerial and 3D View

Seven thousand feet up in the Colorado Rockies, nestled quietly below one of the largest ski mountains in North America, sits a small ranching community that serves as a constant reminder that the Old West is alive and well. Never far from its ranching roots, Steamboat remains

24Nov2008 | | 0 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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Seaplane Landing in Lake Union Seattle

There are a bunch of Seaplanes in Lake Union in Seattle Washington – check out some of these images – click the images for some views of the planes.┬á If you pan around, there are quite a few around – some docked and a couple moving around! A seaplane is a fixed-wing aircraft capable of […]

14Nov2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Browse Virtual Earth and Win a Zune Contest Starts NOW!

Today we start a round of contests here on Virtual Bird’s Eye! The first contest is to win a Microsoft Zune 4GB Black music player. Also, we have a couple of Microsoft T-shirts in the hopper as well, so we’ll send out a couple of those as well to some runner ups!!

13Nov2008 | | 1 comment | 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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Chicago Building Demolition Bird’s Eye View

A building on the South Side of Chicago is getting demolished as the BirdΓÇÖs Eye View plane was flying overhead.┬á From looking at other map sources, Google Map Link (use street view), it appears that maybe some of the structure was remodeled to use in the current building. Anyone know the building and when this […]

11Nov2008 | | 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