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  1. tank

    Snapshot Title: tank
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Philadelphia City - Fall 2010
    Image Owner: Sandeepsarma Josyula



    Description:

    Tank at center is 40.04115N 74.8777W.



  2. Former microwave?

    Snapshot Title: Former microwave?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Philadelphia City - Fall 2010
    Image Owner: Sandeepsarma Josyula



    Description:

    The two towers beyond the right edge of the black tank must be the ones at 40.0100N 74.9312W. The white tank right of them is 40.0174N 74.8627W.



  3. radar

    Snapshot Title: radar
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Philadelphia City - Fall 2010
    Image Owner: Sandeepsarma Josyula



    Description:

    The radar (?) dome at center is 39.9492N 75.0700W; the white tank right of it is 39.9245N 75.00065W and the one just right of that is 39.8927N 74.9114W.



  4. Strawberry Peak

    Snapshot Title: Strawberry Peak
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Basin and snow capped mountains 2016
    Image Owner: Paul Carlin



    Description:

    Distant peak at center with a bit of snow is Strawberry Peak 34.2321N 117.2347W.



  5. Forest Park

    Snapshot Title: Forest Park
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    Flatiron Bldg just left of center. Thru the gap at center is the curved apartment bldg in Queens-- the water-tank enclosure sticking up atop it is 40.7063N 73.8549W, azimuth 108.26 deg.



  6. Berkeley

    Snapshot Title: Berkeley
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From Twin Peaks Enhanced
    Image Owner: Garry Cohane



    Description:

    This may be the sharpest Gigapan, in detail visible per degree; the two bridge towers are 0.845 degree apart. Between them is the white Community Theater at Berkeley High School.



  7. N Oakland

    Snapshot Title: N Oakland
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From Twin Peaks Enhanced
    Image Owner: Garry Cohane



    Description:

    At center, the sunlit-blank-wall tan bldg is at 46th and Shattuck-- right end of the wall is 37.83382N 122.26377W. At right, the left end of the sunlit white aptmt wall on the west side of Broadway is...



  8. Waukegan

    Snapshot Title: Waukegan
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Chicago Skyline from the John Hancock Center
    Image Owner: mj knelly



    Description:

    The water? tank right foreground (42.0092N 87.7184W) is 14.6 km away in azimuth 327.2 deg. The low fat tank at center (42.0454N 87.7533W) is azim 326.5 deg; beyond it the spheroid-on-a-column tank is ...



  9. NW

    Snapshot Title: NW
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Chicago Skyline from the John Hancock Center
    Image Owner: mj knelly



    Description:

    The huge white warehouse at left is 42.016N 87.7735W; the odd three-bulb-in-a-row water tank (?) at center (42.0136N 87.7666W) is 17 km away in azim 317.0 deg. Right of it a four-leg tank is 42.01708N...



  10. Golf Mill

    Snapshot Title: Golf Mill
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Chicago Skyline from the John Hancock Center
    Image Owner: mj knelly



    Description:

    The no-leg water tank in the upper left corner is at 42.1021N 87.9134W, 33 km away; just right of it and closer at 42.0494N 87.8374W is the white cylindrical bldg at Golf Mill. Right of that, in the f...



  11. Fort Sheridan

    Snapshot Title: Fort Sheridan
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Chicago Skyline from the John Hancock Center
    Image Owner: mj knelly



    Description:

    At left, the low fat water tank (42.0639N 87.7305W) is 20 km away in azimuth 334.1 degrees; at right, the tower of Fort Sheridan (42.21654N 87.81197W) is 38.6 km in azi 336.1 deg. The tank in azi 335....



  12. 339 deg

    Snapshot Title: 339 deg
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Chicago Skyline from the John Hancock Center
    Image Owner: mj knelly



    Description:

    At left, the brick smokestack festooned with cell-phone antennas 42.0439N 87.6999W is 17 km away in azimuth 338.4 deg; right of it is the tan high school? at 42.0463N 87.7002W, then the more distant w...



  13. "B" bldg

    Snapshot Title: "B" bldg
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Chicago Skyline from the John Hancock Center
    Image Owner: mj knelly



    Description:

    L to R: the white aptm? bldg with black-vertical-strip windows 41.9905N 87.6743W next to the CNW tracks is 11 km away in azim 337.3 deg. The churchtower 41.99762N 87.67689W is azi 337.8; the tan multi...



  14. Evanston

    Snapshot Title: Evanston
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Chicago Skyline from the John Hancock Center
    Image Owner: mj knelly



    Description:

    At bottom, left of center, the apartment slab on the north side of Howard St (42.0196N 87.6751W) is 14 km away; directly beyond it, 54 km away in azimuth 342.2 deg, is the grain? elevator in Waukegan ...



  15. Golf Rd

    Snapshot Title: Golf Rd
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Chicago Skyline from the John Hancock Center
    Image Owner: mj knelly



    Description:

    At right, the Golf Mill white-cylinder bldg at 42.0494N 87.8374W is azim 313.3 deg; left of that the water tank with legs is at 42.0476N 87.83585W. Left of there a string of ~10-story bldgs along Golf...



  16. JFK

    Snapshot Title: JFK
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    At center, the control tower at JFK airport, 40.6425N 73.7813W azimuth 114.7 deg.



  17. stack

    Snapshot Title: stack
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    The stack at center is 40.6586N 74.0059W, azimuth 129.23 deg; the stubby churchsteeple 0.13 deg right of it is 40.7065N 74.0834W. Left of the stack, the building that's whitish at each end is 40.7100N...



  18. Two bridges

    Snapshot Title: Two bridges
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    The tower at center is in the NE corner of Riverside Dr and 103rd St-- azimuth 90.7 deg. 0.1 deg left of it is the south Bronx-Whitestone tower, and 0.08 deg right of it is the south Throgs Neck tower...



  19. Overlook

    Snapshot Title: Overlook
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    At center, the left end of the sunlit SW wall of the brick-color aptm slab is 40.7832N 74.0111W, azimuth 96.52 deg. Same azimuth to the R end of the North Shore towers, 40.7565N 73.7151W.



  20. Bayonne tank

    Snapshot Title: Bayonne tank
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    Cupola at center is 40.74419N 74.17071W; the white tank just right of it is 40.66815N 74.0843W, azimuth 139.05 deg. Haven't figured out the tower beyond the tank.



  21. Islands

    Snapshot Title: Islands
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    At center is the pyramid-roof science center at 40.7080N 74.0543W. 0.05 deg left of it is the white Governors Isl cupola at 40.68963N 74.01858W; 0.16 deg right of it is the blue conetop tank on Ellis ...



  22. Brooklyn

    Snapshot Title: Brooklyn
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    Left red/white stack of the two at center is 40.71995N 74.12975W. Just left of them, the two aptm towers are on 65th St-- water tank atop the right one is 40.6395N 74.0245W, azimuth 135.14 deg.



  23. Queen Mary 2

    Snapshot Title: Queen Mary 2
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    Looks like the QM2 is docked at the Brooklyn cruise terminal SE of Governors Island. The black liftbridge in the foreground is over the Hackensack River.



  24. Brooklyn

    Snapshot Title: Brooklyn
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    Tallest aptm tower at center is 40.6676N 73.9595W, azimuth 122.5 deg.



  25. Great Neck

    Snapshot Title: Great Neck
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    The water tank enclosure atop the aptm bldg on the NW corner of Bwy and 133rd St is 40.8198N 73.9564W, so azimuth 85.44 deg. The stack is 0.1 deg left of it, and 0.2 deg farther left are two water tan...



  26. EWR

    Snapshot Title: EWR
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Snow Covered Cities - New York City and City of Newark -- High Res.
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    Control tower at EWR 40.6926N 74.18275W is azimuth 159.2 deg from the camera.



  27. SSF

    Snapshot Title: SSF
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Jose and the South Bay
    Image Owner: Nathan Wong



    Description:

    Left of center, the South San Francisco hillside sign; right of center the prominent bldg at 37.6661N 122.4038W.



  28. Alcatraz

    Snapshot Title: Alcatraz
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco from Corona Heights Park
    Image Owner: Martin Taylor



    Description:

    The water tank left of center is on Alcatraz; right of center the Alcatraz light peeks over the buildings.



  29. Brazos Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Brazos Bridge
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From Twin Peaks Enhanced
    Image Owner: Garry Cohane



    Description:

    At center, the lift bridge over the Napa River at
    38.2091N 122.30696W.



  30. Memorial Stadium

    Snapshot Title: Memorial Stadium
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From Twin Peaks Enhanced
    Image Owner: Garry Cohane



    Description:

    The stadium is under construction-- seems to be wrapped in white plastic. Also in white plastic a bit closer is the new aptm bldg just east of Telegraph betw Channing and Haste.



  31. Oat Hill

    Snapshot Title: Oat Hill
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From Twin Peaks Enhanced
    Image Owner: Garry Cohane



    Description:

    White tank at center is at 38.1845N 122.2638W.



  32. Sonoma Mtn

    Snapshot Title: Sonoma Mtn
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From Twin Peaks Enhanced
    Image Owner: Garry Cohane



    Description:

    White house on the skyline left of center is
    38.3409N 122.5715W; right of it is Mt St Helena.



  33. Hwy 24

    Snapshot Title: Hwy 24
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco From Twin Peaks Enhanced
    Image Owner: Garry Cohane



    Description:

    The right end of the long pale-green freeway sign over westbound Hwy 24 is 37.84956N 122.22396W.



  34. W of I-5

    Snapshot Title: W of I-5
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: The Big Valley of Central California from Mount Diablo
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    At center, must be the new bldg at 38.155N 121.406W.



  35. Mystery spot

    Snapshot Title: Mystery spot
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh southwest from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    The tank at center 40.5335N 80.27136W is 25.5 km away. Can't explain that white dot just left of it-- the tower at 40.5768N 80.40414W is on about the right line, but nothing white on it.



  36. 500-ft stack

    Snapshot Title: 500-ft stack
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh southwest from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    At center, the stack at 40.3633N 80.4016W is 35.6 km away in azimuth 256 deg.



  37. Radar

    Snapshot Title: Radar
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh southwest from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    The concrete building that held the huge air-defense radar antenna looks to still be in use

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AN/FPS-24_Radar Will open in a new tab or windowIt's at 40.3991N 80.1566W, 14.5 km away in azimuth 251 deg



  38. Two tanks

    Snapshot Title: Two tanks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Balcony View of Downtown Pittsburgh and surrounding Neighborhoods
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Two white tanks at center-- the larger south one is 40.5936N 79.93124W. The red/white mast left of them is 40.55948N 79.95264W.



  39. NEXRAD?

    Snapshot Title: NEXRAD?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh north from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    The south corner of the building right of center is 40.4692N 80.2132W, 19 km away. Just left of center, out on the horizon 42 km away is the 11-meter white sphere (40.5013N 80.4861W) that I'd have gue...



  40. Big Knob

    Snapshot Title: Big Knob
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Pittsburgh north from top of US Steel Tower
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    The lump at center must be Big Knob at 40.7202N 80.2006W.



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