Google Earth Stuff
Longest Great Circle overland and overwater paths

Longest overland path

Path avoids all seas and oceans, and uses a highway bridge over the Suez Canal, to boot...

Length is approximately 12915km / 8024mi / 6974nm / 116.1deg

Longest overwater path

Path avoids ALL landmasses visible to Google Earth

Length is approximately 31961km / 19860mi / 17258nm / 287.4deg

Some Interesting Visual Sights as seen in Google Earth

The Philadelphia Experiment caught on satellite - A cargo ship split in half! Actually a time-lapse shot of a cargo ship and its tugs...

Twin-engine jet near Moriarity, NM, USA, with its ghostly shadow

Twin-engine jet south of Williams, AZ, USA

US Coast Guard LORAN Station near scenic Cal-Nev-Ari, NV

It looks like the Moon, but it's just Meteor Crater, AZ


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