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Google Earth is used when you want to explore rich geographical content, see maps, landscapes, 3D buildings or even view satellite images from galaxies in outer space. It also lets you search the whole planet within seconds from the comfort of your own room.

A geologist from New Orleans named Will considers exploring Google Earth as one of his hobbies because he spends a lot of time searching various areas and taking screenshots of the coolest things that he finds. Here are 30 of his interesting findings.

#1 Pearl Harbor

#2 Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia

#3 Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA)

Will noted that this one is his favorite.

#4 Great Lakes

#5 Wadden Sea of Denmark

#6 Wadden Sea of Denmark, different angle.

#7 Great Rift Valley in Tanzania

#8 Alpine glaciers, SE Alaska

#9 Normandy beach

#10 SE Alaska

#11 Amsterdam

#12 Canadian Shield

#13 West Texas

#14 Tombigbee River in Alabama (USA).

#15 Netherlands

#16 William River

#17 Great Rift Valley

#18 Fort Morgan

#19 German battleship, Tirpitz

#20 Pointe du Hoc, Normandy

#21 Iran

#22 Germany

#23 Brazil

#24 Douglas, Arizona

#25 Island in Penobscot Bay, Maine, USA

#26 Ontario, CA

#27 Punjab province of India

#28 Ayyakum Lake, Tibe

#29 The Rio Grande River

#30 A sugarcane field in south Louisiana, USA.

Will, who posts under the name geologistsmakethebedrock, said:

“I really like to peruse Google Earth looking for cool things. My captions either come from basic internet research of my guess about what’s happening. Keep in mind that they are just my interpretations of things and could be wrong.”

He shared that it all started when he tried looking for interesting geological processes for a lecture presentation. After seeing these amazing shots, he screenshots them. Since he finds the images so cool, he decided to share them online and shared some explanations, so readers would understand it.

Will added:

“One tip to find interesting geology things is to look for symmetry or patterns in landscapes. Most symmetry is from human activates, but certain geologic processes can great semi-symmetry.”

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