SLIDESHOW: The strangest sights in Google Earth

Mapping software Google Earth turns the planet into a massive scavenger hunt for weird, wacky, and the unexplained. Here are a few of the things that keep us scratching our heads.

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A dry-docked skiff is one thing, but a cruise ship parked between skyscrapers in the middle of a city is quite another (22°18'14.15"N, 114°11'24.66"E) ([[xref:http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=22%C2%B018%2714.15%22N,+114%C2%B011%2724.66%22E&sll=51.321668,6.576626&sspn=0.000236,0.000603&ie=UTF8&ll=22.303917,114.190038&spn=0.005578,0.009645&t=h&z=17|see it in Google Maps]]). This ocean liner is known by locals as Whompoa Boat and doubles as a shopping mall in downtown Hong Kong.

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