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Questions tagged [identify-this]

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

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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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What does this 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 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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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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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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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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This is a picture on my LG TV screensaver. I would like to know where this is?

The screensaver on my TV shows this place; I would love to find where it is located!
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What and where is this old-looking stone building?

can anyone tell me where this is located or what exactly it may be called?
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What are these huge ‘fields’ of light just north of Amsterdam?

I flew over the Netherlands last week, and while we were going over an area just off the coast northwest of Amsterdam, I noticed something that looked like enormous, square lights shining quite ...
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Where is this city? [duplicate]

I saw this in the lock screen of Windows, wondering where this is. Any clues?
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What is this black spot in Syria?

While browsing Google Earth in Syria, I noticed this black spot. I could not find any information about it. What is this spot? goo.gl/maps/TGvdFsuZ6ux
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Where's this dale in Sunrise Hill, Alberta?

Is dale/valley the correct term? I chanced on this picture here. The putative photographer captioned Scenic hiking views from Sunrise Hill and in Kananaskis Country Alberta Canada but Googling ...
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Where were these castle pictures from WW II taken?

I have four pictures taken during WWII but one of them isn't so great, although it does seem to show a tall tower within the building somewhere (added this pic--view from hill in back of castle). My ...
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What traffic interchange does this picture show?

I found this attractive picture from http://www.cowen.com/reports/exploring-the-future-of-transportation/ and wondered what interchange it's based on. It's perfectly symmetrical so the creator ...
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Where was this stock photo (mountains, town) taken?

Free stock image (https://www.pexels.com/photo/mist-misty-fog-foggy-7919/), haven't been able to find a description. Does anyone recognize the location?
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What's the status of this border crossing between Thailand and Cambodia?

Google Maps has suggested this crossing from Thailand to Cambodia located at 14.4339183,104.8108152 but I'm having trouble finding information about it. Which name(s) does it generally go by? Is it ...
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What is this white contraption attached to the wall? [closed]

My dad's staying at a hotel in the US, and forwarded me the picture beneath. What is it?
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Which city is shown in the film “A trip to Wiesbaden”?

This is an image from the film "A trip to Wiesbaden" (USSR, 1989). In the film, this skyline is supposed to be the skyline of Wiesbaden (a city in Germany). Well, this is definitley not Wiesbaden (I'...
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Where is this solitary building with a town and mountains in the background behind a valley?

This is an image from the LG TV screen saver. Does anyone have any idea where this place is?
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Can anyone identify this church?

This is a picture of a church in northern Germany. It was taken in northern Germany enroute from Kaiserslautern to Denmark. Can anyone tell me where it is and what denomination it is? I was told by ...
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Which city can be seen on this Windows 10 lock screen photo featuring a stadium next to a river?

This picture is currently my lock screen on my Windows 10 laptop, but nowhere can I find any captions which tell me which city this actually is. I also tried reverse Googling. No results. I asked my ...
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What is this formation on sea, seen from the air?

Flying from London to Ottawa last week, I saw this formation on the sea (somewhere near Goose Bay, I think). Can anyone tell me what it is? Here's the approximate location of the plane when the ...
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What game did I see in Verona, Italy?

During October 2016 I was in Verona, Italy. I visited the Torre dei Lamberti. Within the square there was a game, perhaps a tournament as there was two matches going on at once. What is this game? ...
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Which city in Burgundy is it on this Samsung ad?

I saw this ad recently on the back of a Korean newspaper What is the city featured on this ad? I would love to visit there during a stay in France. The main cities in Burgundy are : Dijon Auxerre ...
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Where was this photo taken?

Still from a youtube video. The church just above the trees on the right could be Eastern European. The peaks have snow, so possibly Alps or Carpathians?!