Google Earth Scavenger Hunt Name: Room: Number: Launch Google Earth Practice finding locations using these techniques: 1. FLY THERE! Type the location name into the Fly to Box. Zoom in. Location Name Challenge Forbidden City This is the imperial palace museum of what country? What shape is this museum? Taj Mahal In what country is this mausoleum? What is its main color? 2. USE COORDINATES! Select and copy the Latitude and Longitude coordinates below. Paste them into the Fly to box. Zoom in. OR… Under the View menu, click Grid. Spin the globe and zoom in to find the coordinates. Coordinates Landmark City, Country 48° 51′ 29.88″ N, 2° 17′ 40.2″ E 3° 9′ 28.26″ N, 101° 42′ 41.94″ E 40° 45′ 23.72″ N, 73° 59′ 10.54″ W 22° 57′ 5″ S, 43° 12′ 39″ W ADVANCED CHALLENGE #1 Search for Mount Olympus, Greece at wikipedia.org. Find the coordinates from the article. Copy and paste them here: Now, copy and paste them into the Fly to! Box in Google Earth! Is Mount Olympus EAST or WEST of Greece? Type your answer below. 2. USE MAP LAYERS! Turn on the Geographic Web Layer Type in the City, Country in the Fly to box. Zoom in and look around. Move your mouse pointer over the blue and white Panorameo circles to find the monument listed. Zoom in and click the golf ball-like Wikipedia circles to answer the questions. Moscow, Russia Who commissioned the cathedral? St. Basil’s Cathedral Cape Town, South Africa What is Table Mountain? Table Mountain ADVANCED CHALLENGE #2 Search for a city map of Mexico City at www.lonelyplanet.com. On the map, notice the Alameda Central Park. Choose another landmark shown on the map. Type it in the space below: Fly to Mexico City in Google Earth. Starting at Alameda Central Park and using the blue and white Panorameo photos, find your landmark.
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