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Satellite Images Quiz #6

Guess what is pictured in these satellite images.
All images from the Landsat satellite
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Last updated: March 28, 2018
First submittedJuly 3, 2017
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country
country
body of water
peninsula
South China Sea
body of water
body of water
island
Bering Strait
Aral Sea
landmark
landmark
city
country
country
country
river delta
body of water
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level 58
Jul 3, 2017
Malay Peninsula. 'doh.
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level 72
Jul 3, 2017
Accept Malay Peninsula? I think it's the more obvious answer to your "peninsula" clue.
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level 62
Jul 3, 2017
Yeah, because it's focusing more on Thailand than the Indochina Peninsula.
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level ∞
Jul 4, 2017
Okay, Malay will work now
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level 70
Jul 3, 2017
Coliseum? Never seen that spelling.
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level 84
Jul 3, 2017
Agreed. That is a picture of the "Colloseum"
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level 69
Jul 4, 2017
You mean Colosseum.
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level ∞
Jul 4, 2017
Colosseum and Coliseum are both correct. Colloseum, however, is not. :)
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level 61
Jul 7, 2017
I'm always fascinated by the fact that "pyramid" works. "Giza pyramid"? No. But "pyramid".
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level 59
Sep 26, 2017
I could not tell two pyramids apart based only on a satellite image and I'm not sure there are many that can.
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level 44
Jul 18, 2017
I thought Java was Crete
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level 45
Mar 1, 2019
Same, I never realized they looked so similar from space.
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level 77
Apr 5, 2019
not shaped quite the same. Crete gets narrower both to the east and west ends before thickening up again, plus it's got a little "foot" sticking down on the bottom and some antennae sticking up on the left (always looked like a slug to me). Additionally, if looking straight on at the globe Crete is more "level" whereas Java is tilted up at the left side, and Crete does not have any other islands so close - Java is virtually touching Sumatra to the west and Bali to the east. They're quite a bit different if you look at them both side by side.
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level 65
Sep 26, 2017
Could you accept Zhujiang for the Pearl river?
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level 67
Apr 5, 2019
How about 珠江
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level 70
Sep 26, 2017
Boy, QM loves these satellite image quizzes.
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level 76
Sep 26, 2017
I have to consider them a learning moment - I never do well on them.
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level 60
Sep 26, 2017
I've always wondered how to make picture quizzes?
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level 67
Apr 5, 2019
You are given the option now for Picture Puzzle making: Pictures have to be available from Wikimedia Commons.
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level 50
Sep 29, 2017
I almost missed the one where you can see my home
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level 62
Dec 12, 2017
Many quizzes only allow Indochina for Indochina. Please accept Indochinese or at least Indochinese Peninsula. It's just as correct.
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level 66
Apr 5, 2019
It's not so common to see such a drop between the third and the second least guessed answer. At this moment it's a 32% difference. Between the third and the least guessed: 36%.
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level 71
Apr 5, 2019
Never would have gotten Rio De La Plata if I hadn't recently visited Buenos Aires.
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level 37
Apr 5, 2019
I put Southern China Sea, feel kinda cheated out of the answer