Things that are only visible from the sky
Nature and people are doing a lot of different stunningly beautiful pieces that are impressive only from space, or at least with a bird's-eye view.
For this kind of art it has long been invented name - geoglyphs, that is, the signs on the ground. Some geoglyphs thousands of years, and some quite new.
Tireless researchers Google Earth, literally combing each pixel of satellite photos, hoping to see something amazing and interesting.
Giant Kern Abbas
Uncle with an impressive dignity made of chalk on a hillside near the village of Kern Abbas in the UK. Who and when he was done - it is unknown, but the first time it was mentioned in the XVII century.
Four years ago, next to him temporarily appeared another man - Homer Simpson. Modern funny geoglyphs were made within the framework of the campaign "The Simpsons Movie."
The guard badlands
Surprisingly, the face of the American Indian - this is not the work of men's hands. It was created by nature. Relief about the size of 255 by 225 meters located in the Canadian province of Alberta, near the US border. On the creation of "headphones" People have worked - in fact it's an oil well and the road to it.
Face of Christ
Vague miraculous image of Jesus Christ was discovered in a field in Hungary.
One of the oldest geoglyphs in the world 9000 years, it is located in the Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world.
This Gulliver, lying on the grass near Edinburgh, Scotland, looks very old, but in reality it was made in 1976 in the framework of promoting the area Kreygmillar. He is made of concrete, and for a long time Gulliver is the largest concrete sculpture in Europe.
In the future, the portrait of a Turkish father - former president, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - will celebrate its thirtieth anniversary. Three thousand people laid out a 130-meter face of limestone, some of which was painted in black.
Portrait of a Mongolian chief of all time is carved on a hillside near the Mongolian capital of Ulan Bator.
Osmingtonskaya white horse
White horses have some sort of special significance in geoglifistov life. Hoof near the village of Sutton Poyntz in the UK Established in the 18th century.
60-meter pink rabbit made in 2005 art group Getlin, reclines in the Italian hills, 65 km from Monaco. It is linked from woolen yarn, stuffed with straw and still vigorous. Getlin assure that the rabbit will live another 15 years, and lead in his paunch excursions.
The island called Galesnyak, located in Croatia, belongs to a private person and was formerly inhabited. He became famous two years ago after he was found adherents of Google Earth and spread a picture of the network. Shortly before 14 February 2009 the owner of the island Vlado Dzhuresko bombarded with questions, how to spend the holiday on Galesnyake. Now it is one of the tourist symbols of Croatia.
From this hill the land absolutely does not stand out - an ordinary hill 800 meters high. A satellite Sudanese Hill looks just exactly like the lips.
Celtic sign "Island Time" was created in 1995 near the airport in Munich artist Wilhelm Holderidom.
It dumps the largest quarry in the world, owned by the largest producer of copper - Chile's national copper corporation.
The vast expanses of Nevada - a favorite place for creating bizarre characters.
Arab Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan dug on his island Futaisi about Abu Dhabi its name. The letters - 1 kilometer, the first two letters are navigable channel.
Lenin 100 years
On the territory of the Russian giant picture exists mainly from the Soviet times and they are connected with the Soviet Union, communism and, of course, Lenin. A huge forest belt as the inscription "Lenin 100 years" is in the Kurgan region and near the village of Arkhangelsk.
Logo Kentucky Fried Chicken in Nevada, seen from space.
browser logo was made in 2006 in a cornfield near Portland, Oregon. Fire Fox area of 4000 sq. m. marked the 50 millionth downloading Mozilla Firefox.
100th anniversary of Coca-Cola in Chile otmetitli the creation of the logo of the 70 000 bottles. The largest Coca Cola logo has dimensions of 120 by 50 meters.
some simple but spectacular appeal has pecans located in the State of New Mexico