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OK, hopefully this one will last a little longer.  There is something famous about this island cluster.

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Krakatoa, or rather what's left of it, between Sumatra and Java (Indonesia).

It's a volcano, famous for blowing up in 1883. According to reports the explosion could be heard halfway around the world and the dust in the atmosphere caused discolored sunsets (green...) for several months... on a global scale...
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OK, we're going to have to make these a little harder for this crowd.

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Well, let's hope this one takes slightly longer... <_<

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Identify this building...
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your office? :)

All of these are way too hard for me, I feel stupid (and I am decently well travelled!)

Ok, but it is a cathedral, and then I would guess Europe. Not gothic but more romanesque, so then I would guess Southern Europe... Italy or Spain?

Hans, it would be easier if you didn't strike out the co-ordinates in the image!
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It could be Latin America too...I've seen alot of churches like this in my time South.

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I wish...

Hans, it would be easier if you didn't strike out the co-ordinates in the image!


Well, yes... but that's part of the challenge.

Here's the next image:

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And a hint:

It's a copy...
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I've got it!!! thank you: wikipedia, google earth and NIMA's GeoNet names server. Note what I expected though, but it was in Europe at least. It was the copy thing that made it for me.

Just wait while I think up something...
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I've got it!!! thank you: wikipedia, google earth and NIMA's GeoNet names server.

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Frax...are you going to share...

Its not enough to say I've got it...you actually have to give out the answer!!! :blink:

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Frax...are you going to share...

Its not enough to say I've got it...you actually have to give out the answer!!! :blink:

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That is indeed one of the requirements for winning... :P
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OK, since Frax has apparently solved the last one, see how many seconds it takes you to do this one. What is the name of the natural feature and green manmade feature beside it. You have to get both.

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:)

It is a town called Oudenbosch in the Netherlands, which seems to be known for having a replica of St Peter's from the Vatican....

The church is called Basilica of Saint Agatha and Barbara . Hans you have to tell us more about this...

By the way -- I thought it was a bit weird with it looking lite it was a big cathedral, but it didn't seem like it was given enough space (square, boulevards etc).

Still thinking about a candidate...
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gill it is niagara falls and the green thing is the hulk. I'll have a new one up in 10 mins, ok?
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It is a town called Oudenbosch in the Netherlands, which seems to be known for having a replica of St Peter's from the Vatican....

The church is called Basilica of Saint Agatha and Barbara . Hans you have to tell us more about this...

By the way -- I thought it was a bit weird with it looking lite it was a big cathedral, but it didn't seem like it was given enough space (square, boulevards etc).

Still thinking about a candidate...

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Absolutely correct. It's a smaller copy of the St. Peter in Rome (in fact, at the recent pope-election they also went through the white-smoke routine there...). The location of the basilica is indeed a bit odd, as it's right in the middle of a fairly small city. The dome can be seen from a large distance. In fact, as it's only about 10-12 miles away from my hometown, I should be able to see it from my balcony if it wasn't for the trees...

A bit to the southwest there's a smaller dome of the seminary. The town is a bit of a roman catholic stronghold.

Anyway, while you're considering your next move, we can go ahead with Gillian's challenge for the moment. Then after that, it's your turn.
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gill it is niagara falls and the green thing is the hulk. I'll have a new one up in 10 mins, ok?

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nope, 'the hulk' doesn't qualify............every famous park has a name..........need to get a little landscape architecture in here some how....... :)
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I think it looked like the Hulk stood next to the falls in the picture, didn't it? :)
According to Google Earth the park is called Terrapin point, correct?

Here is my challenge anyways.

I am a little bit afraid that you will catch this too easily, so I am starting with a small image:
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