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  1. 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...



  2. Golf Mall etc

    Snapshot Title: Golf Mall etc
    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 Mall. Right of that, in the f...



  3. 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...



  4. tanks

    Snapshot Title: tanks
    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 ...



  5. Iron Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Iron Mountain
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    The "HOLLYWOOD" sign spans azimuth 18.1 to 18.4 deg; Iron Mtn (34.3487 N 118.2292 W) is at center 39 km away in azim 19.2 deg. Just right of that, the taller tower atop the Verdugo Mtns is 34.2176 N 1...



  6. Monrovia Peak

    Snapshot Title: Monrovia Peak
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    The tan bldg at center is on Wilshire a block west of MacArthur Park; the black-glass hospital beyond is on the south side of 101. Left of that the Ukrainian (?) church at 34.07795 N 118.25124 W is 13...



  7. Santa Barbara Island

    Snapshot Title: Santa Barbara Island
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles After a Rainy Day
    Image Owner: Matthew Friedman



    Description:

    Left of center, the summit of Santa Barbara Island is 93 km in azimuth 221degrees; San Nicolas Island is taller but farther (142 km) and seems to be beyond the curve of the earth-- it would be in the ...



  8. Santa Cruz Island

    Snapshot Title: Santa Cruz Island
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    The tall bldg at right is at the end of Wilshire Blvd; the older bldg with the tower at center is on the NW side of Santa Monica Blvd. Beyond it and beyond Point Dume we can barely see the peak toward...



  9. Saddle Peak

    Snapshot Title: Saddle Peak
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    At center, the white building with horizontal black windowstrips is on the south side of Olympic Blvd; directly beyond the left end of it, the tower is at 34.0755 N 118.6601 W atop Saddle Peak, 28 km ...



  10. Two towers

    Snapshot Title: Two towers
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    At center, the two towers at 34.3863 N 118.3294 W are in azim 5.1 deg, 41 km away. Two water tanks (?) just right of them atop the ridge.



  11. Mt San Antonio

    Snapshot Title: Mt San Antonio
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    Highest peak in the San Gabriels is Mt San Antonio (34.2892 N 117.6461 W), right of center in azimuth 65.2 deg, 73 km away. The black-glass bldg in line with it is 34.0542 N 118.2658 W. Left of center...



  12. Ontario Peak

    Snapshot Title: Ontario Peak
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    Just right of One Wilshire, a bldg ("City National Bank") is on the S corner of 6th and Olive; beyond its north corner is Ontario Peak 34.2278 N 117.6241 W, 73 km in azimuth 70.8 deg. To the right, az...



  13. Telegraph Peak

    Snapshot Title: Telegraph Peak
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    Library Twr is 11.3 km in azimuth 69.0 deg; directly beyond it is the no-name peak at 34.2569 N 117.6015 W. The high point in azim 68.7 deg is Telegraph Peak at 34.2617 N 117.5985 W, 76 km away.



  14. Three peaks

    Snapshot Title: Three peaks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    Left to right, Throop Peak 34.350 N 117.799 W is azimuth 54.5 deg; Mt Hawkins 34.1 N 117.806 W is lower and closer in azimuth 54.9 deg; Mt Baden-Powell 34.358 N 117.764 W is the highest and farthest, ...



  15. San Gabriel Peak

    Snapshot Title: San Gabriel Peak
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    San Gabriel Peak (34.243 N 118.099 W) is 36 km in azimuth 44.4 deg; the vertical billboard at right is at Wilshire at Western. At left, the Forest Lawn white bldg with the cross on top (34.128 N 118.2...



  16. Strawberry Peak

    Snapshot Title: Strawberry Peak
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    Strawberry Peak (34.283 N 118.119 W) is 38 km away in azimuth 37.7 degrees; the hospital buildings in line with it are near Sunset and Vermont.



  17. Josephine Peak

    Snapshot Title: Josephine Peak
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    The snowy peak at center is Josephine Peak (34.2856 N 118.1539 W), 36 km away in azimuth 33.4 deg. The nearer hilltop water tank (34.1222 N 118.2829 W) is azi 33.7 deg; the white bldg in line with it ...



  18. Oat Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Oat Mountain
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    The black-glass-white-pinstripe bldg at center is at Wilshire and Santa Monica; beyond the right end of it is the white radar dome atop Oat Mountain, 34.3298 N 118.6010 W, 41 km away in azimuth 328.6 ...



  19. South Pasadena tank

    Snapshot Title: South Pasadena tank
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    The church in the left foreground is at Adams and 11th Ave; just right of it, the white water tank on the distant hill directly beyond Dodger Stadium is at 34.1090 N 118.1632 W, 22 km away in azimuth ...



  20. Mt Lukens

    Snapshot Title: Mt Lukens
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Los Angeles Test 2
    Image Owner: solomania9



    Description:

    The Daily Planet building in center foreground (with the blue billboard top) is at Wilshire and La Brea; just left of it the blue-glass building with the vertical billboards is at Sunset and Vine, 10 ...



  21. Wind Harp (?)

    Snapshot Title: Wind Harp (?)
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco Airport
    Image Owner: D Broberg



    Description:

    The black fingery thing on the hill at center is the Forbes Tower at 37.6540 N 122.3851 W.



  22. SFO VOR

    Snapshot Title: SFO VOR
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco Airport
    Image Owner: D Broberg



    Description:

    Left of center, the VOR aligns the #3 tower of the Bay Bridge; #1 and #2 towers visible right of it



  23. Another tank

    Snapshot Title: Another tank
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Philadelphia city
    Image Owner: Sandeepsarma Josyula



    Description:

    At left, the flagpole that used to be atop the Victor tower was 39.947035 N 75.12730 W, so azimuth 146.13 deg, and the green-pyramid-topped churchtower at right is 39.93525 N 75.11864 W, so azimuth 14...



  24. Another tank

    Snapshot Title: Another tank
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Philadelphia city
    Image Owner: Sandeepsarma Josyula



    Description:

    The chuchtower in the foreground (corner Girard-5th) is 1.3 km away; just right of it, the Camden bldg is on the SE corner of Cooper and Broadway; beyond that, the tank at 39.7742 N 74.9258 W is 27 km...



  25. Camden High Sch

    Snapshot Title: Camden High Sch
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Philadelphia city
    Image Owner: Sandeepsarma Josyula



    Description:

    The flagpole that used to adorn the tower of Camden High School was 39.93537 N 75.09845 W, so it's 6.8 km away in azimuth 134.9 deg. The radar? dome beyond is 39.8247 N 74.9542 W, 24 km away in azim 1...



  26. more tanks

    Snapshot Title: more tanks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Philadelphia city
    Image Owner: Sandeepsarma Josyula



    Description:

    The fat water tank at left (39.9307 N 75.1253 W) is azimuth 154.6 deg; the tallest stack (39.90935 N 75.1168 W) is about 157.05 deg. The tall Del Monte tank (39.9124 75.1202) is 158.0 deg, as is the B...



  27. tanks, etc

    Snapshot Title: tanks, etc
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Philadelphia city
    Image Owner: Sandeepsarma Josyula



    Description:

    The fat water tank (39.9279 n 75.1055 w) half-hidden by the bridge tower is 7 km away in azimuth 143.1 deg; the two more distant tanks (39.9080 N 75.0866 W and 39.8998 N 75.0787 W) are 9.8 and 10.9 km...



  28. St Paul's

    Snapshot Title: St Paul's
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Jersey City skyline, Hudson River and Statue of Liberty shot from Manhattan New York
    Image Owner: F9 Photo



    Description:

    The green-atop-red churchtower (40.69651 N 74.09345 W) in Greenville is NGS KV4320, 6.9 km away in azimuth 251.0 deg.



  29. St Anne's

    Snapshot Title: St Anne's
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Jersey City skyline, Hudson River and Statue of Liberty shot from Manhattan New York
    Image Owner: F9 Photo



    Description:

    The churchtower (40.75318 N 74.05165 W) is NGS KV4123, 5 km away in azimuth 323.5 deg.



  30. tower on ridge

    Snapshot Title: tower on ridge
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Jersey City skyline, Hudson River and Statue of Liberty shot from Manhattan New York
    Image Owner: F9 Photo



    Description:

    The tower atop the skyline (40.8074 N 74.2401 W) is azimuth 298.1 deg.



  31. Newark Airport

    Snapshot Title: Newark Airport
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Jersey City skyline, Hudson River and Statue of Liberty shot from Manhattan New York
    Image Owner: F9 Photo



    Description:

    Control tower at EWR (40.6926 N 74.18275 W) is azimuth 259.2 deg.



  32. two churches

    Snapshot Title: two churches
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Jersey City skyline, Hudson River and Statue of Liberty shot from Manhattan New York
    Image Owner: F9 Photo



    Description:

    The twin churchtowers are in Elizabethport; the left one (40.6521 N 74.1865 W) is 16 km away in azimuth 243.5 deg. The Bayonne churchtower left of center (40.6820 N 74.1070 W) is 8.6 km in azimuth 243...



  33. Robbins Reef light

    Snapshot Title: Robbins Reef light
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Jersey City skyline, Hudson River and Statue of Liberty shot from Manhattan New York
    Image Owner: F9 Photo



    Description:

    In the foreground, Robbins Reef light (40.65737 N 74.06536 W) is 7.8 km away in azimuth 212.2 deg; beyond it, the water tower of the apartment house atop the skyline (40.6259 N 74.0917 W) is 11.9 km i...



  34. Pulaski Skwy, Newark

    Snapshot Title: Pulaski Skwy, Newark
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Jersey City skyline, Hudson River and Statue of Liberty shot from Manhattan New York
    Image Owner: F9 Photo



    Description:

    At right, the Pulaski Skyway bridge over the Passaic River; at left, "550" is 550 Broad St in Newark.



  35. Montclair State Univ

    Snapshot Title: Montclair State Univ
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Jersey City skyline, Hudson River and Statue of Liberty shot from Manhattan New York
    Image Owner: F9 Photo



    Description:

    The clocktower at Montclair State (40.8627 N 74.1986 W) is 22.35 km away in azimuth 316.5 deg; right of it (and right of that foreground square turret) you can just make out the red/white radio tower ...



  36. Oakland Coliseum

    Snapshot Title: Oakland Coliseum
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco skyline
    Image Owner: Wayne Reimer



    Description:

    Just left of the Rincon Hill aptmt tower, the lights are on at the Coliseum. Right of the tower, beyond the Alameda breakwater, that horizontal-stripe "Oakland Tribune" office bldg across the freeway ...



  37. Reflection of St Ignatius?

    Snapshot Title: Reflection of St Ignatius?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco skyline
    Image Owner: Wayne Reimer



    Description:

    Pretty sure this twin-tower reflection has to be St Ignatius, several kilometers west of the camera on the north side of Fulton St. Offhand I don't see how it appeared at this angle of the panorama.



  38. Taken in April?

    Snapshot Title: Taken in April?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Berkeley and Emeryville from Broadway and 14th, Oakland
    Image Owner: David B



    Description:

    The green hills tell us it wasn't taken in July. Maybe April, tho

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  39. Telegraph Ave

    Snapshot Title: Telegraph Ave
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Berkeley and Emeryville from Broadway and 14th, Oakland
    Image Owner: David B



    Description:

    I never noticed Telegraph Ave kinks at 29th St.



  40. Jersey City skyline

    Snapshot Title: Jersey City skyline
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: New York City Suburb (1) - High Resolution
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    All the tall buildings are Jersey City; the tallest one at center is 30 Hudson (40.7130 N 74.0339 W). Just left of it in the foreground shadow is the blue single-track DL&W liftbridge over the Hac...



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