Here’s the location on [google maps](https://maps.google.com/maps?q=ivanpah+solar+power+plant&hl=en&ll=35.556861,-115.467682&spn=0.012482,0.024827&sll=35.705962,-98.206583&sspn=50.153713,101.689453&t=h&hq=ivanpah+solar+power+plant&z=16) It seems like the satellite photo was taken before the farm was finished.
Actually, being on the other side of the 180th meridian it is one of the *easternmost* islands in the United States.
I can’t believe I’m saying this, but is this a game or real life?
“Excuse me, Mr.Bretter, Ms. Marshall, but we were able to book the Kapua suite for you, sir, for four nights..”
Me 2.. I hate the name since everyone associates it with the military ones… quad copter, insert another term..
Of course, any good OC is appreciated. The city looks like it has some great views.
[Cliff Mass has some more information on his blog about the local effects of the smoke on Seattle](http://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2015/07/huge-plume-of-bc-wildfire-smoke-reaches.html). Source (with higher resolution): [NASA’s LANCE Rapid Response](http://lance-modis.eosdis.nasa.gov/imagery/subsets/?subset=AERONET_Saturn_Island.2015186.terra.1km), captured by the [Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moderate-Resolution_Imaging_Spectroradiometer) (MODIS) [Labeled version](http://i.imgur.com/GI4HlRO.jpg) (not 100% accurate, but close enough)
Just imagine the horror of the chief gardener as the lord demands an en-vogue baroque garden – living in a castle sitting on a tiny island. Did a good job on it, though.
Ha! I once got hopelessly lost at night in such a neighbourhood under construction at the outskirts of Ouarzazate, Morocco. A couple of years ago I tried to reach the oasis of Flint, but got terribly lost in the construction site. Only the streetplan
From the [Wiki](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru) article: “Nauru is a phosphate rock island with rich deposits near the surface, which allow easy strip mining operations. It has some phosphate resources which, as of 2011, are not economically viable for extraction. Nauru boasted the highest per-capita income enjoyed
[Okinawa, Japan]( http://wastedenergy.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/okinawa_ps.jpg) This is one of the first to use sea water. Japan is leading in pumped water power stations. 10% of their electricity production can come from pumped water power stations across the country.
I think it is worth noting that this is a picture taken from the ISS so it isn’t exactly a normal aerial picture.
I used to write to a prisoner there. I should do that again, it’s not like he’s going anywhere.
Mostly the former. The species of sharks which sometimes attack humans generally try to avoid cold water, and even when they stray into it they’re usually too dopey from the cold to cause problems (there have been exceptions, but they’re very rare).
I was there on Sunday, rainy and overcast all day! This was shot a couple months earlier.
They are massive longitudinal dunes, I believe. Researched it some more, found this: > Present theory suggests most of the current dune systems in Australia were formed by a dominating sub tropical anti cyclonic air system which has prevailed over the Australian continent for
Yours is the same resolution and has a shitty watermark 🙂
not super nice…it is cheap and has reasonable long term rentals which is nice for ours needs at the time. It isnt like plush or fancy but we liked it. All the units are owned by individual owners and managed by a handful of
Lol sorry, It was taken off my camera roll. Taken at around 30,000 ft, O’Hare to Nassau, via connecting flight in New Jersey. Edit: Wow I read that back to myself and sounded like a big douche. Edited for douchiness.