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Cities by Satellite #2

Difficulty level: impossible. Guess the cities that are depicted in these satellite images.
All images from the Landsat satellite
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Last updated: April 3, 2018
First submittedJuly 28, 2017
Times taken9,835
Rating4.15
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level 76
Jul 29, 2017
Knew Marseille from having been there and having read Count of Monte Cristo one too many times. Missed too many obvious cities though, like New York.
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level 61
Jul 31, 2017
I would have never known Marseille if I didn't watch this years Tour de France.
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level 70
Jul 31, 2017
I thought the same thing- except that I SHOULD have known it but didn't.
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level 70
Dec 19, 2017
I only guessed it because I always have trouble with Marseille on the city skylines quiz. Got all the others pretty easily.
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level 70
Jul 31, 2017
This is another great addition to the Satellite Image series. Hope to see several more. I would say that for 15 photos, 4 minutes may be necessary to give adequate time to really look closely at the non-obvious ones. 3 is a little bit short.
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level ∞
Aug 2, 2017
Upped the time to 4 minutes
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level 67
Aug 3, 2017
Blinking tough one that. I worked out five and got four more by pure luck from guessing cities.
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level 67
Aug 4, 2017
Is it bad that I got both Naples and Manila because I am obsessed with volcanoes? I recognized Laguna Caldera for Manila, and for Naples, well, with three volcanoes in the picture (Vesuvius, Campi Flegrei and Ischia) it's kind of a no brainer. :P
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level 69
Sep 27, 2017
It's a no-brainer if you're looking for volcanoes rather than city layouts
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level 77
Dec 19, 2017
Not impossible. Could have used some more time, though. Probably never would have gotten Lagos or New Orleans unless I was randomly guessing.
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level 62
Dec 19, 2017
The "San Francisco" image depicts about 100 cities, one of which is biggest than San Francisco.
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level 77
Dec 19, 2017
100? Are you confusing the term "city" with the term "In n Out Burger?"
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level 77
Dec 19, 2017
also if the city you are referring to is San Jose, in addition to being a suburb of the greater San Francisco metro area, it also occupies about 1/50th of the photograph down in the extreme bottom-right corner.
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level 80
May 1, 2018
Agreed that SF is about 10% of that photo. Oakland is shown in its entirety, and I think most of San Jose would disagree that it's a suburb of SF.
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level 51
Dec 20, 2017
Only got 6, but got Lagos due to the horizontal coastline. OK, guessed Lagos.
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level 60
Dec 23, 2017
Got 6 - of which 2 were incorrect guesses!
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level 51
Feb 8, 2019
Waiting for part 3
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level 73
Apr 27, 2019
7 out of 15 typing random cities and not looking at the pictures
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level 53
Jun 28, 2019
10/15 is pretty decent here, got seattle by guessing toronto on the pointing tower
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level 42
Jun 30, 2019
After I gave up *then* i saw what part of the city it was showing... Really only got Seattle bc I had been there a few days back and Paris bc I recognize the spiderweb design
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level 56
Oct 12, 2019
I just saw a fact about Betelgeuse in Interesting Facts. It's wrong. It's actually about VY Canis Majoris, the largest star found yet.
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