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  1. Romer Shoal

    Snapshot Title: Romer Shoal
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    The light at center 40.51301N 74.01352W is azimuth 356.4 deg 11.7 km away; the twin aptm bldgs beyond it are on the south side of 65th St in Brooklyn. Taller tower left of them is 40.713N 74.034W, at...



  2. PS 104

    Snapshot Title: PS 104
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    The two foreground towers are azimuth 354.7 deg and 355.4 deg; about midway between them is the gray-pyramid roof of PS 104 at 40.6182N 74.0287W. Left of center three NJ towers are barely visible; the...



  3. Brooklyn church

    Snapshot Title: Brooklyn church
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    At center, the blank-white south wall of the UN Bldg is about azimuth 4.66 deg, so that steeple that's silhouetted against it must be the one at 40.6734N 73.9764W.



  4. Ramapo Mtns

    Snapshot Title: Ramapo Mtns
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    At left, the West Bank light 40.53796N 74.04286W is azimuth 347.4 deg; right of it are the two artificial islands. The left one of the five stacks 40.73677N 74.09664W is azimuth 348.0 deg, so apparent...



  5. Beach 96th St

    Snapshot Title: Beach 96th St
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Sandy Hook and New York City
    Image Owner: Brian Richards



    Description:

    The white aptm bldg at center is at 40.5836N 73.8173W, 25 km away in azimuth 39.1 deg. Just right of it in azi 39.17 deg is the Elmont tank (40.6902N 73.7022W) 40.5 km away.



  6. Under Track 1

    Snapshot Title: Under Track 1
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Donner Pass 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    At center, the bridge where SP's westward track crossed above the pre-1924 road over Donner Pass.



  7. Monument Pk

    Snapshot Title: Monument Pk
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Santa Clara Valley, CA from Mt. Hamilton
    Image Owner: Paul Bricmont



    Description:

    NE Bay Bridge tower is azimuth 309.0 deg; the small tower in azimuth 309.1 deg is at 37.4878N 121.8702W. The taller tower at 37.4879N 121.8674W is just out of the pic.



  8. Mt Umunhum

    Snapshot Title: Mt Umunhum
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Santa Clara Valley, CA from Mt. Hamilton
    Image Owner: Paul Bricmont



    Description:

    Right of center, the famous abandoned concrete radar center 37.1605N 121.8975W is 30 km away in azimuth 228.5 deg; the weather? radar dome left of center 37.1552N 121.8985W is azi 227.8 deg.



  9. Mt Umunhum

    Snapshot Title: Mt Umunhum
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Salinas Valley and Monterey Bay from Laureles Grade, California
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    At center atop Mt Umunhum the weather? radar dome at 37.1552N 121.8985W is 68.5 km away in azimuth 349.2 deg, so presumably that thing just right of it in azimuth 349.4 deg is the well-known abandoned...



  10. Distant peaks

    Snapshot Title: Distant peaks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Santa Clara Valley, CA from Mt. Hamilton
    Image Owner: Paul Bricmont



    Description:

    The double-vision peak at left (just right of the antenna) is Fremont Peak 36.7572N 121.5041W, 66 km away in azimuth 169.15 deg. More distant peak in azi 169.7 deg is Pinyon Peak 36.1685N 121.3812W, 1...



  11. Mast

    Snapshot Title: Mast
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Santa Clara Valley, CA from Mt. Hamilton
    Image Owner: Paul Bricmont



    Description:

    At left, an airliner (737?) over Monterey Bay inbound to SFO; at right, the 473-meter mast at 37.0575N 121.7761W



  12. Marina Airport

    Snapshot Title: Marina Airport
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Salinas Valley and Monterey Bay from Laureles Grade, California
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    The south stack at Moss Landing (36.80455N 121.78198W) is 28 km away in azimuth 355 deg; in line with it is a hanger at the west end of Marina Airport.



  13. Mast

    Snapshot Title: Mast
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Salinas Valley and Monterey Bay from Laureles Grade, California
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    The 473-meter mast at center 37.0575N 121.7761W is 56.5 km away in azimuth 358 deg.



  14. Mt Hamilton

    Snapshot Title: Mt Hamilton
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Salinas Valley and Monterey Bay from Laureles Grade, California
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    Just right of center, the 120-inch telescope dome 37.34304N 121.63714W is 89 km away in azimuth 6.7 deg.



  15. SNS

    Snapshot Title: SNS
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Salinas Valley and Monterey Bay from Laureles Grade, California
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    The Salinas VOR at center 36.6638N 121.6032W (at the airport) is 18.6 km away in azimuth 47 deg.



  16. Fremont Peak

    Snapshot Title: Fremont Peak
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Salinas Valley and Monterey Bay from Laureles Grade, California
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    At center. Fremont Peak 36.7572N 121.5041W is 32 km away in azimuth 44 deg.



  17. Berkeley

    Snapshot Title: Berkeley
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: San Francisco from Twin Peaks
    Image Owner: Davor



    Description:

    That blank-white bldg at center (beyond the bridge tower) is the Health Dept bldg on the south side of Hearst east of Shattuck that was wrapped in white at one point during its demolition.



  18. Boys HS?

    Snapshot Title: Boys HS?
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Brooklyn as seem from Grand Street in Manhattan
    Image Owner: Sor Dav



    Description:

    Is that red-brick tower with the green-pyramid top still Boys HS? It's 40.6849N 73.9473W, azimuth 139.8 deg.



  19. Ravenswood stacks

    Snapshot Title: Ravenswood stacks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Brooklyn as seem from Grand Street in Manhattan
    Image Owner: Sor Dav



    Description:

    Of the three taller Ravenswood stacks the left one is closest to the camera; it's 40.7588N 73.9461W, azimuth 27.7 deg. Just right of center the NW tower of the Triboro Bridge is visible thru the girde...



  20. Monument etc

    Snapshot Title: Monument etc
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Brooklyn as seem from Grand Street in Manhattan
    Image Owner: Sor Dav



    Description:

    Just left of the twin stacks, the Martyrs' Monument 40.6918N 73.9755W is azimuth 174.7 degrees; the radio tower at center 40.68942N 73.97657W is azi 177.2 deg. The Williamsburg Bank tower 40.68550N 73...



  21. Triborough

    Snapshot Title: Triborough
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Brooklyn as seem from Grand Street in Manhattan
    Image Owner: Sor Dav



    Description:

    At center, the SE tower of the Triboro Bridge 40.7780N 73.9255W is azimuth 31.4 degrees; the pinkish arch of the Hell Gate Bridge is beyond it.



  22. Kings Co Hospital

    Snapshot Title: Kings Co Hospital
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Brooklyn as seem from Grand Street in Manhattan
    Image Owner: Sor Dav



    Description:

    The spike at center (40.656581N 73.944894W) is 6819 m away in azimuth 155.7 deg.



  23. Sharp pic

    Snapshot Title: Sharp pic
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Brooklyn as seem from Grand Street in Manhattan
    Image Owner: Sor Dav



    Description:

    Not many panos have this resolution. Center of the bank dome is 1349 m away in azimuth 101.03 degrees; the left churchspire is azi 101.91 deg and the right is 102.03-- so 1.00 degree from the dome to ...



  24. Six bldgs

    Snapshot Title: Six bldgs
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: North Washington DC - From 500 feet
    Image Owner: Pinkerton Matthew



    Description:

    The office box at left (38.9752N 77.0140W) is 9.7 km away in azim 10.95 deg; the brown aptm at right (38.9746N 77.0102W) is azim 12.9 deg. The three-bldg aptm complex beyond (39.040N 76.993W) is 17 km...



  25. Sugar Loaf

    Snapshot Title: Sugar Loaf
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: North Washington DC - From 500 feet
    Image Owner: Pinkerton Matthew



    Description:

    Left of the cathedral, beyond the Naval Observatory, Sugar Loaf Mtn (39.262N 77.393W) is 52 km away in azimuth 323.3 deg.



  26. Another tank

    Snapshot Title: Another tank
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Google maps says the tank at left is 41.33751N 73.74291W, while NGS lists a tank at 41.337304N 73.742866W-- a bigger discrepancy than usual. Azimuth is 82.7 deg 21.5 km away. The house at lower right...



  27. New mansion

    Snapshot Title: New mansion
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The new mansion at upper left (41.351N 73.9445W) is azimuth 46.5 deg; the cell tower at lower right (41.3343N 73.9611W) is azi 52.5 deg, 4 km away.



  28. House in CT

    Snapshot Title: House in CT
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Google Maps says the larger tank at right is 41.32233N 73.84557W, which makes its azimuth 85.34 deg; the distant house left of center is 41.3428N 73.5349W, 39 km away in azi 85.0 deg, a kilometer past...



  29. Elk Grove

    Snapshot Title: Elk Grove
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Big Valley
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    At center are probably the two tanks at 38.3815N 121.357W, between Hwy 99 and the SP south of Elk Grove.



  30. three tanks

    Snapshot Title: three tanks
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The twin tanks at left are 41.10156N 73.77093W and 41.10158N 73.77144W, so they're 30 km away in azimuth 141 deg. NGS says the four-leg tank at right is 41.14725N 73.83980W, so it's 22.7 km in azi 144...



  31. School? in CT

    Snapshot Title: School? in CT
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Google Maps says the right tower in the center foreground is 41.30587N 73.80109W, which makes it azimuth 92.71 deg. The west side of the school? beyond extends from 41.29576N 73.53725W to 41.29513N 73...



  32. Ossining etc

    Snapshot Title: Ossining etc
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    NW corner of the big bldg at left is 41.1486N 73.8553W, so azimuth 146.8 deg; NGS says the white tank is 41.126088N 73.842228W so it's 24.5 km away in azim 147.8 deg. The tower at R is 41.0805N 73.806...



  33. H-building

    Snapshot Title: H-building
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The cupola at center (41.2896N 73.9028W) is 8.4 km away in azimuth 108 degrees; the house 2 km beyond it is 41.2838N 73.8801W.



  34. Two towers

    Snapshot Title: Two towers
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The red/white mast at left is 41.3383N 73.8941W, 9 km away in azimuth 72. 1 deg, so I guess the tower on the right has to be the one at 41.3686N 73.74395W, 22 km away in azi 73.7 deg.



  35. Seminary

    Snapshot Title: Seminary
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Turns out there are four water? tanks at left; the south one is 41.3123N 73.8010W, 16.5 km away in azimuth 90.2 deg. The seminary tower at right is 41.310368N 73.837915W, says NGS, so it's 13.4 km in ...



  36. Peekskill

    Snapshot Title: Peekskill
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    NGS says the white churchspire at center is 41.288914N 73.923752W, so it's 6.8 km away in azimuth 113.35 deg, about. They say the red brick tower at upper left is 41.284087N 73.904425W, which makes it...



  37. Maryknoll

    Snapshot Title: Maryknoll
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The square tower at center (NGS says 41.176878N 73.834924W) is 20 km away in azimuth 137.9 degrees; the water tank 800 meters beyond it is at 41.17145N 73.82864W says NGS.



  38. tank

    Snapshot Title: tank
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Hudson River Fjord from Bear Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The water? tank at 41.1997N 73.8193W is 19.6 km away in azimuth 130.0 degrees.



  39. Two towers

    Snapshot Title: Two towers
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Livermore California
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    Tall mast at left ((37.4879N 121.8675W) is 17 km away in azim 217 deg; the three-prong tower at right (37.4993N 121.8725W) is 16 km in azim 221 deg.



  40. Tower

    Snapshot Title: Tower
    Taken by: Tim Zukas

    Image: Livermore California
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    At center, the tower at 37.6202N 121.9222W atop Sunol Ridge is 15 km away in azim 275.5 deg.



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