ARTS 122

Google Earth/Satellite Images

How astronauts went to the Moon and ended up discovering planet Earth. Photos of Earthrise from Apollo 8 changed the way we look at the world

Lisa Parks, "Earth-Browsing: Satellite Images, Global Events and Visual Literacy"

What's That!

Google Earth Cool Places
The Strangest Sights in Google Earth
Google Sightseeing


Giant Soviet Signs

Threats and responses: security council: Powell, in U.N. speech, presents case to show Iraq has not disarmed
Powell's slides
Proof at any cost has made truth a casualty of the crisis

Iran Shielding Its Nuclear Efforts in Maze of Tunnels
Google erases British bases in Iraq: Terrorists planned attacks using Google Earth, Army says

"Lost Tribes"

Isolated tribe in the Amazon "found" with Google Earth
With the Help of GPS, Amazonian Tribes Reclaim the Rain Forest

Historical Comparisons

Atlas of our Changing Environment
New Orleans now and then (KML)
What are all those white cars about? (KML)

Censored locations

Censored locations in Holland
Censored location in Sweden
Vice President Residence (KML)
Multiple Locations
Multiple Locations
Top secret, in plain view Google Earth may blur the image, but others don't

And Much More

Help Find Steve Fossett with Google Earth

UFO on satellite image
The Moon is constructed, life on Mars..

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Art (related to the first exercise)

Angie Waller, The Most Boring Places in The World, 2009
The Satellite Collection, Jenny Odell