Satellite Images - Europe

Guess what is pictured in these satellite images of Europe.
All images from the Landsat satellite
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Last updated: April 4, 2018
First submittedJuly 6, 2017
Times taken38,938
Rating4.58
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country
country
island
country
city
island
body of water
Bay of Biscay
building
country
island
country
body of water
peninsula
river delta
city
city
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Level 63
Jul 6, 2017
Nice Quiz! I wasn't paying attention to what I was doing and I typed Amsterdam for Netherlands. I was confused when it worked.
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Level 67
Apr 21, 2019
Why confused, it is the right answer, it is the city that is being asked for not the country
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Level 74
May 17, 2019
Netherlands is there too though.
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Level 71
Jul 7, 2017
Venice looks so cool from above
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Level 79
Jul 7, 2017
It really does
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Level 74
Sep 14, 2017
Agreed - it's not bad from ground level either (or should that be water level?).
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Level 68
Jul 7, 2017
Please more!
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Level 75
Jul 7, 2017
I've switched my quiz to French but I swear this quiz wasn't here when I posted mine! Had you already posted yours under a different title?
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Level 61
Jul 8, 2017
Flavian amphitheatre should be accepted for Colosseum.
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Level 69
May 18, 2019
The quizmaker also spelled the Colosseum wrong, maybe they need a history lesson :-)
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Level ∞
May 18, 2019
Both Coliseum and Colosseum are acceptable spellings. I used this wonderful new website called Wikipedia to look it up.
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Level 53
Aug 18, 2020
I did not know that it can be spelt either way
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Level 19
Mar 3, 2021
hold up, wikipedia is new to you?
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Level 56
Nov 2, 2019
Wikipedia? I'm scared.
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Level 84
Jul 10, 2017
Answer for Croatia should be Croatia, Bosnia and Slovenia.
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Level 71
Aug 3, 2017
Being a bit 'nitpicky' there Rade, the country shown is nearly all Croatia, with a tiny bit of other places. Very hard to show a satellite photo of a country with exact boundaries. Surprised you got to 71 with that outlook.
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Level 59
Nov 8, 2017
Quizmaster should add the "Dear nitpickers, if multiple countries appear on the image, name the one that has the largest area on the image" caveat to every satellite image quiz. (I might have changed the wording a bit because I don't remember it exactly)
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Level 67
Apr 21, 2019
It is a satelite image, it is impossible to have an image of a country without have some part of another country on it. Unless it is an island surrounded by water
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Level 71
Oct 24, 2017
I really should learn how to spell Isle of White...
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Level 57
Nov 10, 2017
you really should
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Level 42
Nov 8, 2017
Very nice quiz! Waiting for more of the same.
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Level 73
Nov 8, 2017
I like that you included some harder images for this one. I had no idea for Amsterdam. Should have guessed it from the canals.
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Level 68
Nov 8, 2017
Great quiz, really fascinating answers.
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Level 76
Nov 8, 2017
Croatia isn't shown completely.
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Level 78
Nov 8, 2017
Grrrrr...I'm horrible at these satellite quizzes. My brain just doesn't seem to get them. Only missed four this time, but I did a lot of guessing.
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Level 61
Nov 8, 2017
* Colosseum
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Level 38
May 29, 2018
Seriously...
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Level 67
Apr 21, 2019
seriously. That is the correct spelling ( know, the other one apparently excists aswell....)
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Level 57
Dec 26, 2019
Wikipedia says coliseum is how you spell the building in general, and Colosseum is how you spell the building in Rome (which is still a coliseum).
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Level 85
Mar 17, 2020
And Wikipedia is written by absolutely anyone of any age, IQ, bias or troll level on Earth with an internet connection so it's a rock solid source.
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Level 32
Feb 8, 2021
Wikipedia will change it if it's incorrect.
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Level 53
Nov 8, 2017
Bay of Biscay doesn't work, only Biscay itself - thought I was going mad trying to spell Biscay different ways and it turns out it was the Bay of bit that was wrong.
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Level 37
Sep 29, 2021
because the words "Bay of" are already typed in for you!
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Level 66
Nov 8, 2017
I think Roman Colosseum should be an acceptable answer for The Coliseum.
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Level 85
Mar 17, 2020
I think you're seining for more spelling comments.
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Level 39
Jun 27, 2018
I have no idea how 82% knew sicily but only 49% knew estonia... Or then I'm lonely wolf who knows estonia but not sicily
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Level 33
Aug 20, 2018
Really fun! Isle of Wight was hard because I had never heard about it before... and how could I forget the Danube?
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Level 49
Mar 5, 2019
Colloseum is spelt wrong!
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Level 67
Apr 21, 2019
yes it looks weird like that (the answer shown) though it is an acceptable spelling variation apparently. Atleast colosseum is accepted.

(your way of writing is wrong anyway ;) it is one l and 2 s's. It is from colos(sus))

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Level 35
Mar 25, 2019
Il colloseo should be accepted for colliseum as that's how you say it in italian.
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Level 67
Apr 21, 2019
wouldnt that be (il) colosseo?
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Level 85
Mar 17, 2020
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Level 28
Apr 11, 2019
3:16 left on first try, im 13
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Level 60
May 17, 2019
my only miss was i wrote Bay of Biscay and got it wrong , i thought writing Biscay only would be the same result , now i am going to immerse my head in ice water
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Level 61
May 17, 2019
Damm isle of Wight
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Level 61
May 17, 2019
At first i was puzzled by the French peninsula, but then i realised it was Brittany b****.
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Level 51
May 17, 2019
wow
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Level 74
Sep 3, 2019
It's The Colosseum, not The Coliseum.
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Level 61
Jul 31, 2020
Read comments above. Both are acceptable spellings.
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Level 45
Apr 11, 2020
QM responded above. both are acceptable spellings.
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Level 45
Aug 25, 2020
Isle of Wright, Danube and Brittany are hard, got the rest though!
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Level 67
Jan 29, 2021
Wight*
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Level 48
Dec 16, 2020
proud of myself for knowing island of wight
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Level 62
Jan 4, 2021
It's The Colosseum.

There's no alternative spelling to that specific building in Rome. None.

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Level 56
Feb 4, 2021
Dangit. How'd I miss Amsterdam!!
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Level 66
Feb 8, 2021
Roman Colosseum/coliseum should be accepted.