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Where was this picture of Squamish, BC captured?

I found these six landmarks in the image that lined up nicely with each other: Then I created a map where I found roughly the coordinates of these landmarks, and drew lines straight through them: As ...
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Driving through Croatia: can someone tell me where I took this photo?

On the E65 interchange north of Stupica...
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Where is this bridge, what is this city?

Its the Triana Bridge in Seville (https://goo.gl/maps/hzvkLAHhsFkoeESPA). Google Images link: https://www.google.com/search?q=triana+bridge+seville+spain Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Where is/was this possibly defunct hotel in Arizona that I visited in '99 located?

That building is now the headquarters for the Phoenix Dream Center, a non-profit organization "committed to stopping human trafficking, educating tomorrow's leaders, and ending childhood hunger&...
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Where is the background photo used by Office 365 taken?

Santa Monica California. I googled the name on the bottom left of the image and came across this post. The post says Malibu, but I think Malibu is further up the coast. For some reason, I can't find ...
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Where was this picture taken? (Chromecast background, 3 steep rocks)

A TinEye reverse image search of this image shows one hit with the filename huangshan_mountains-other.jpg. Huangshan is a mountain range in Southern Anhui Province in Eastern China. I can't find any ...
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Where was this picture taken? (Chromecast background, 3 steep rocks)

That would appear to be the Huangshan mountains in China. See here at 1:48.
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Where was this picture of Squamish, BC captured?

As near as I can tell, it's taken from about here (note that the perspective is different in Google maps to the photo - presumably imitating a different width lens) : Which would appear to be the ...
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Where on Earth is this background image in Windows from?

It looks like Cascata dos Anjos in Ponta do Sol on the Portuguese island Madeira, and the photo was made by Marco Bottigelli.
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Where is the background photo used by Office 365 taken?

This photo was taken in Santa Monica, California, from the bridge leading to the pier, which is named Colorado Avenue. You can see the same angle from Street View.
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How do I decipher this hotel address in Greece?

The correct address is the one in Patra. The other one in Athens is most probably a mistake on Google Maps. Here is my reasoning: The address is basically the same - EO stands for Ethniki Odos, and ...
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Is there any kind of monument or marker for the Tropic of Cancer along the coast on the east side of Taiwan?

I think what you're looking for is Jing Pu Tropic of Cancer landmark. It's located just off route 11 and is marked on Google Maps as a landmark.
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Where is this bridge, what is this city?

I can't believe I recognised it from our trip to Spain last year. I'm fairly certain that's actually the view of the Triana from the top of the Giralda - the bell tower of Seville Cathedral.
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What is the location of this performance?

Clicking "show more" below the video you will read: The Performance of Russian guitarist Estas Tonne at the Buskers Festival Stadtspektakel in Landshut in September 2011 in the Old Town with "The ...
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Where were these establishing shots from Taxi taken, if not Vienna?

Passau, Germany An aerial photo Landshut, Germany: Thanks to Google Images search The church and castle are distinctive enough for identification. See for example, the painting here:
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This Alpine town?

It is not Switzerland, as the page you are linking to claims, but the picture is from Berchtesgaden in Germany. The largest peak in the background to the right is the Watzmann. At least most of it. ...
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Where's this landscape with a stream and rocks in Canada, from TourRadar's Canada Video?

We can confirm that this stunning view belongs to Milk River, near the border of Alberta and Montana. Paying a visit to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park will provide you access to the river and the ...
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Identify location of this Dondurma (Turkish Ice Cream) shop

Looks like it is on Istiklal Avenue, one of Istanbul's most famous streets that starts from Taksim Square and goes towards the Galata tower. The exact place seems to be in front of a restaurant called ...
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Submarine Cable Landing Point in Cornwall, UK

You won't likely see much on the beach though sometimes storms expose parts of cables, which may or may not be in use. Much of the heavy communications infrastructure in Cornwall is hidden ...
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Where in Norway are these massive boulders?

Visit Norway identifies it as the Gloppedalsura scree: Gloppedalsura consists of avalanche boulders that are piled on top of an end moraine. 10,000 years ago the ice sheet that covered the ...
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RIP 'I amsterdam', when will I see you again?

It seems they will come back, but when and where is still unknown. From local news site AT5 (December 3rd): Ze worden opgeknapt en daarna zullen ze rondreizen door de stad. Welke plekken ze zullen ...
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Where is this place?

It appears to be the Temple of Karnak complex in Luxor, Egypt, more specifically, the "Avenue of Sphinxes". If you compare the photo you posted with the one in the link, you can match the ...
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How to reach this old hotel stuck in the middle of Narita airport runways?

Sadly, aside from very occasional events, the pension is not open to the public. From their Facebook homepage: イベント時以外は関係者以外立ち入り禁止となっており宿泊営業はしておりません。 Except for events, entry is prohibited except ...
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What's the address of this guesthouse in Bulgaria?

Isn't it this one? The address is ul. "Mitropolit Panaret Rashev" 20 (ул. "Митрополит Панарет Рашев" 20). Here is the pin on the map. I found it by your description, "walking" in the streets with ...
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Where is this strange clock/painting located? (moving eyes)

It is indeed in Salamanca: Antique In Exposición "La Medida Del Tiempo" http://www.minube.sg/photos/place/160041/757851 Edit: Found a more up to date location via this site and can be seen on the ...
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Where in Shiraz, Iran can I find "The Pause"?

The article you link to says it's near here (Afif Abad Garden in Shiraz): https://www.google.com.br/maps/place/Afif+Abad+Garden/@29.6223665,52.495758,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x3fb21248322b2065:...
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What city is this?

The picture is from Tokyo taken from the SkyTree and looking toward the Mount Fuji. Same perspective from this Tokyo Skyline & Mount Fuji 4K Wallpaper / Desktop Backgroung by Loek Janssen: 4K ...
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Where in Moscow is/was this 1980 Olympics logo sculpture located?

According to the internets, this is the split of Leningradsky and Volokolamsky Chaussée: These steles were not built to last and are torn down in most places, but there surely must be some remaining, ...
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Submarine Cable Landing Point in Cornwall, UK

I have a beach house in New Jersey near the landing points for several cables. The only thing to see is a rusty sign saying DO NOT ANCHOR HERE. This web site says the sign at Widemouth Bay says ...
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