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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Whether parked, crashed, or flying, airplanes are among the most sought-after and collected finds in Google Earth. Here is the mammoth airplane graveyard at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (32° 9'1.75"N, 110°49'56.57"W) ([[xref:http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=&sll=32.167348,-110.858445&sspn=0.010208,0.01929&ie=UTF8&ll=32.166349,-110.856771&spn=0.010208,0.01929&t=h&z=16|see it in Google Maps]]) in Tucson, Arizona. You might ask, why should a good airplane go to waste? Some people agree with you--[[:http://www.airplanehome.com/|like these folks]] (45°24'28.71"N, 123° 0'28.23"W) ([[xref:http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=45%C2%B024%2728.71%22N,+123%C2%B0+0%2728.23%22W&sll=37.645358,-115.749738&sspn=0.009549,0.01929&g=37%C2%B038%2747.40%22N,+115%C2%B045%271.27%22W&ie=UTF8&ll=45.407874,-123.007688&spn=0.002117,0.004823&t=h&|see it in Google Maps]]) who live in Washington state and couldn't bear to see perfectly good Boeing 727 go to waste: They made a home out of it.

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