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Finding the name of some place, food, monument, or other travel-related thing.

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Where's this vantage point on a rock in Charlevoix?

The screenshot beneath hails from YouTube, at the 5:26 juncture. Where's this? Is 'vantage point' the correct term?
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Where's this cliff in Charlevoix Québec?

The screenshots beneath hail from YouTube; the camera pans from the left to the right screenshot. Where's this? Is 'cliff' the correct term? Can a 79 y.o. man hike this safely?
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Where's this in Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, AB?

I saw this on YouTube with description - Grab your hiking boots and join photographers Alex Strohl (@alexstrohl) and Andrea Dabene (@andreadabene) along with hiking guide A.V Wakefield (@picobac) ...
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What is this arch-and-tower near a road?

my father took many pictures of this building when I was a child but he is not longer with us so I can’t ask him.
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Identify the building depicted in this charm

Vintage Charm identify where this opera house is?
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Where are these buildings?

I would like to know where this is from.
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What does this Suriname traffic sign mean?

I saw several of them around Paramaribo, Suriname. Left side looks kind of like "vehicles not allowed" and the right side like "parking prohibited" signs, but there was plenty of cars riding and ...
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What is this statue in Ancient Agora of Athens?

Maybe a God? I think the statue was located at the entrance of the ancient market, but that's an old photograph, so I don't really remember..
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Map displayed in this airplane cabin

Would anyone know where the map with both the rendering and the meta-data of the photo below can be found online? Image credits: https://liveandletsfly.boardingarea.com/2018/08/31/middle-east-...
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Where's this picture of a glacial moraine in autumn taken?

This picture's from r/autumn. I searched with Google Images but no result! Is there a geographical term for this landscape? Can I access this by private automobile?
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Where's this swanky house and vineyard near a mountain?

The screencaps beneath are from this YouTube video, which itself is from the 2006 movie Blood Diamond. Jennifer Connelly (who starred in it) once remarked that it was filmed in South Africa and ...
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What are these mysterious green balls in the sea in New Caledonia?

I was recently in Baie d'Oro, Ile des Pins, New Caledonia, and the lagoon had dozens of these mysterious green balls rolling around the sea bed: They varied in size from large grape to small grape, ...
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Where's this in Gros Morne National Park?

Is there a geographical term that fits this scenery? My real estate agent didn't take these pictures, but said they look like Gros Morne. Where exactly?
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What is this short middle rail?

Around Paris, Transilien (suburban train) stations all seem to have a few short rail segments between two rails, immediately preceded or followed by an even shorter raised thing. Here's how it looks ...
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Where's this lookout in Nova Scotia?

https://www.novascotia.com/explore backgrounds this picture. Even if I'm right to guess Cabot Trail, where exactly is this? Can I drive up to this lookout? Any hiking required?
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Motel on Route 66 in California, 1963

Our family followed Route 66 to California in August 1963, and I'm trying to organize the few photos of the trip that I've found. I believe we stayed at this motel, and that it was in California. ...
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What is this and what is the purpose of it? [closed]

I saw this one in my rent a car but I am not too sure the purpose of it as no heat is going out of it? Is it just decoration?
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What are these white things in Stuttgart

I am for the first time in Stuttgart and I saw these things and I am not sure what they are ? What are their purpose? Can someone help me out to figure out that?
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Canadian places identification

I've recently came across a post claiming that the following images are taken in Canada. A quick Google search told me that the first image is Spirit Island and the last is Moraine Lake. Third image ...
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Where's this in Lillooet BC?

Google Images furnished nothing. Where was this photo taken from ? Can I access by private sedan where this girl is standing? Any hiking required?
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What castle is this?

Can anyone tell me what castle this is and where it is located?
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Where was this photo taken (screensaver on LG Oled TV)?

Can someone please tell me where this picture of a church on an Alpine lake was taken?
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Where is this in Margaree Valley, Cape Breton Highlands, NS?

I saw this picture on Reddit. Can someone please pinpoint its location on Google Maps? I'd like to drive to it when I visit. Thanks!
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What is this lever in Argentinian toilets?

I've seen it in some places in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It's not used for flushing the toilet, there's a separate button for that.
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What are these boxed doors outside store fronts in New York?

In New York around lower Manhattan I saw some storefronts with these boxed doors outside. What are they called and what is their function?
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What does this British road sign mean?

BBC Radio Solent tweeted a picture of a road closure (apparently near Winchester): In the background, there is a road sign with two red lights on and a yellow "symbol". What does it mean?
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Where is this beach in Prince Edward Island?

The photographer lists the location as Covehead, but the place name on the right (under the map) states 'Bay Fortune'. Can anyone pls locate it on Google Maps? I'm curious if this beach looks better ...
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What are these metallic plates found around Iceland?

What is the name and function of these circular metal plates we have seen in random locations around Iceland? They look like sime sort of star map or sun clock. We've seen this one along road 52 I ...
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Where do I find this building in Tbilisi, Georgia?

I'm looking for this place in Tbilisi. Does anyone recognise this and can point me to the right way?
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What are these “balls” that we found in Uruguay?

We found a bunch of these balls across "Rio del Plata" in Montevideo or in the coast of Uruguay (Punta del Este). There is a liquid in the ball. Also, it has a soft skin.
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Where is this gorge?

While preparing a cycle tour in Morocco, I saw this point on google maps : But it seems to be placed on a bad location on the map. Can someone tell me where is it located, as I'd love to go there by ...
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Where's this verdant ridge?

Reverse image searching turned up nothing, as the log-in box possibly belied the original picture. Any geographers here? What type of ridge is this?
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Which hotel is featured on the cover of Career Paths: Hotels & Catering?

I just saw this English learning book and was wondering which hotel is this:
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Where are these old Yugoslavian monuments?

I came across a list of old Yugoslavian monuments that look quite interesting. Actually, I already saw the one in Podgarić and it was really impressive. Now I wanted to locate the rest of them, but ...
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Concrete building in Kharkiv

I was walking yesterday and stumbled upon this windowless construction: As opposed to the view below, the side is now covered and has a huge sliding door on the second floor: Does anyone know what ...
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Where was this wallpaper taken? (Windows 8 Developer/Consumer/Release Preview lock screen) [duplicate]

This is a lock screen wallpaper from Windows 8 Developer/Consumer/Release Preview, where was this taken?
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What are the name and purpose of this domed building in Los Angeles?

The building with 3 domes in the foreground on a hill top. The city in the background is Los Angeles.
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Purpose of the 'Witches' Hats' on the A13 in London

Driving from Gatwick Airport into central London via the Dartford Tunnel, travellers will see two very odd structures at the Dagenham Roundabout. They are known locally as the "Witches' Hats". Some ...
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Turkey's secret underground city

On Feb 14, 2017 the BBC released a video on their website entitled Turkey's secret underground city but they don't actually mention the name of the city. They video concludes by saying "authorities ...
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Where is this on highway 24/highway 12 in Utah?

I have been trying to find out where exactly this location is. A Google maps marker or coordinates would be great.
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Where's this park in Yokohama, in Ep. 31 of “Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City”?

I first stumbled on this screenshot on Reddit, from Episode 31 of "Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City". But I can't spot it in this map created by a fan.
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Where's this waterfront in Yokohama, featured in Episode 31 of “Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City”?

These screenshots are from Episode 31 of "Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City", which I first saw on Reddit. I can't spot the scene beneath in this map created by a fan.
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Where was this picture of Squamish, BC captured?

Can I access, by private car, the location where the photo below was captured?
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What cityscape is this picture of?

I have come across this cityscape on the web and I wonder what city it is. Does anyone know?
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What is this violet colored spread in the sky?

Today on my way from Madison, WI, USA to Minneapolis, MN, USA on highway I94 I saw sky light up with violet color. Timestamp on my picture is at 6:48 PM. It's very strange. I do not think it was ...
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Where was this photograph taken?

What is the location of this mountain? View from more above: The source youtube video (Since it is a live stream, the short video clip won't necessarily be shown again) I also asked the question on ...
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Where was this picture taken (screensaver on LG Oled TV)?

Can someone please tell me where this picture was taken?
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Where is this beach on Maui's north shore, in front of West Maui Mountains?

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Hawaii (2017 edn). p. 19
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What are these mysterious craters?

Flying over southern Oregon or northern California, I saw these strange shapes. They look like burial mounds but are much much bigger... Can anyone tell me what they are?
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Where is this ridge in Charlevoix, Québec?

I first saw the picture beneath on Reddit.