Where in the world is... (Answers)

Friday, September 25, 2009 at 1:50 PM


As always, great job figuring out the answers to all the questions. I hope you had fun deciphering the clues. Here are the answers in case any stumped you. For even more fun exploring the new imagery, here is a KML outlining all the areas receiving new data.

1) Once a political capitol, now a financial capitol, MapMakers in this city rapidly growing have cried for updated imagery and we have delivered.
-- Karachi, Pakistan

2) With updated imagery over this city, you can see leftovers from the Texas Tech - Virginia game.
-- Jacksonville, FL

3) This former "closed city" just got a GeoEye-1 update.
-- Sevastopol, Ukraine

4) The wettest area of the continental United States has gotten an update. (Hint: it's a Rain Forest)
-- Olympic National Park, Washington

5) This beloved stadium, which was built for the 1978 World Cup, is still in pretty good shape from the looks of it. There's even a go-kart track in the parking lot!
-- Cordoba, Argentina

6) Ever wonder where Aluminum comes from? Africa's second largest Aluminum production site has gotten new imagery.
-- Maputo, Mozambique

7) This great palace was constructed between 1857 and 1859, but was mostly destroyed by allied bombing in World War II. Finally re-built in the 90's, this site is now a major tourist destination.
-- Mandalay Palace, Myanmar

8) Though you can't do any shopping here from your desk, you can now view South America's largest open-air market with increased clarity.
-- La Cancha in Cochabamba, Bolivia

9) Connected to civilization by an ice road and a gravel runway, this diamond mine is difficult to operate.
-- Diavik Diamond Mine, Canada


Following is a more complete version of the updates in this data push:

Americas:
United States: Bradford County (FL), Broward County (FL), Baker County (FL), Dade County (FL), Holmes County (FL), Charlotte County (FL), Monroe County (FL), Seminole County (FL), Union County (FL), Washington County (FL), Highlands County (FL), Duval County (FL), Levy County (FL), Glades County (FL), Marion County (FL), Hendry County (FL), Osceola County (FL), St John's County (FL), Lake County (FL), Putnam County (FL), Boston Metro Area (MA), Brooklyn (NY), Cleveland (OH), Santa Rosa (CA), Ventura County (CA), Mission Viejo (CA), Kitsap County (WA), Washington State, Bosie (ID), Cheyenne (WY), Wichita (KS), St Louis (MO), Minneapolis (MN), La Crosse County (WI), Porter County (ID), Kenton County (KY), Campbell County (KY), Aiken County (SC), Wayne County (NC), Lenoir County (NC), Currituck County (NC), Armstrong County (PA), New Haven (CT), Hartford (CT), Portland (ME), Garret County (MD), Allegany County (MD), Washington County (MD), Howard County (MD), Montgomery County (MD), Prince George's County (MD), Anne Arundel County (MD), Harford County (MD), Cecil County (MD), Kent County (MD), Queen Anne's County (MD), Talbot County (MD), Caroline County (MD), Saint Mary's County (MD), Wicomico County (MD), Worcester County (MD),
Canada: Diavik, Ivujivik
Brazil: Impz, Maraba
Argentina: Mendoza, Cordoba
Bolivia: Cochabamba
Chile: Iquique

Europe, Middle East, & Africa:
Spain: Hondarribia
Portugal: Porto Santo, Madeira
Ukraine: Sevestopol
Russia: Kamyshin, Ust-Illimsk, Norilsk
Algeria: Medea
Libya: Tobruk
Morocco: Tetouan, Khouribga
Burkina Faso: Ouagadougou
Niger: Madaoua
Nigeria: Lagos, Port Harcourt
Zambia: Kitwe, Ndola
Mozambique: Maputo, Nampula

Asia & Oceania:
Pakistan: Karachi
Myanmar: Mandalay
China: Lhasa, Shihezi, Hami, Zichuan, Liazhou

New 2.5m base imagery for: Parts of New Zealand.