Google Earth: Where In the World Is It?

Earn Geo Bucks by correctly identifying the location of the GoogleEarth Challenge.
You are ALLOWED to get help from a member of your family.

To play, complete the Google Earth Challenge form.

Download the GoogleEarth app here.

For the 15th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and something interesting about this location. Know the location? Click here to share with Mr. Lovera.

For the 14th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and something interesting about this location. Know the location? Click here to share with Mr. Lovera.


Victoria Falls is a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. It has been described by CNN as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world. It is the Largest water fall in the world.

Avni Kaushik, Dylan Stone & Aidan Sullivan

For the 13th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and something interesting about this location. Know the location? Click here to share with Mr. Lovera.


Mazandaran is one of the most densely populated provinces in Iran and has diverse natural resources, notably large reservoirs of oil and natural gas. The province's four largest counties are Sari, Amol, Nur, and Tonekabon. It was founded in 1937.

Caera Elia & Dylan Stone

For the 12th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and something interesting about this location. Know the location? Click here to share with Mr. Lovera.


Ort Dafna Junior High School in Kiryat Bialik, Israel. This is the school we had the video conference with.

Albert Yin, Amber Kostick & Caera Elia

For the 11th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and something interesting about this location. Know the location? Click here to share with Mr. Lovera.


The city of Istanbul is straddling the Bosporus strait which separates Europe and Asia meaning that Istanbul is in two different continents. Istanbul has a population of around 14.7 million residents. Istanbul is one of the world's most populous cities and ranks as the world's 7th-largest city and the largest European city.

Conner Gleaves, Eliot Horwath & Dylan Stone

For the 10th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and something interesting about this location. Know the location? Click here to share with Mr. Lovera.


Assisi, Italy is the birthplace of St. Francis one of the most famous religious leaders in history.

Dylan Stone

For the 9th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and something interesting about this location. Know the location? Click here to share with Mr. Lovera.


The first settlement in Haifa was 3,000 years ago, but became a port city in the late 14th century bronze age. Haifa was also considered the die center of the world in the 3rd century

Dylan Stone

For the 8th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and something interesting about this location. Know the location? Click here to share with Mr. Lovera.


Currently, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has invaded and controlled Mosul, Iraq. Due to the fact it is an important city in Iraq because it is the last large city in Iraq under ISIS control, Iraqi forces are trying to regain control of Mosul.

Dylan Stone & Albert Yin

For the 7th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and something interesting about this location. Know the location? Click here to share with Mr. Lovera.


La Bombanera, or the Chocolate Box, is one of the more unique stadiums in the world and home to Mr. Lovera's favorite soccer team, BOCA JUNIORS.


Connor O'Neil, Conner Gleaves, Dylan Stone, Avni Kaushik & Danielle Nelson

For the 6th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and something interesting about this location. Know the location? Click here to share with Mr. Lovera.


For the 6th GoogleEarth Challenge I found the city of Kabul, Afghanistan. Kabul is the capital Afghanistan of and is considered the largest city in Afghanistan, the worlds 64th largest city in the world. Kabul has a population of about 3,678,034 people. Right now Kabul is in the middle if a civil war between the Taliban/terrorist and the NATO led forces protecting the government and civilians.

Albert Yin, Dylan Stone, Avni Kaushik & Danielle Nelson

For the 5th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and why this location is interesting.


I found the Bering Strait in Russia and the U.S.A. The Bering Strait is were the Pacific and Arctic Oceans connect. The Bering strait is 82 kilometers long and is between Cape Dezhnev, Chukchi Peninsula, Russia and Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, U.S.A. One theory about the Bering Strait is that Asian/European natives migrated over the Bering Strait by boat or by walking over glaciers in the Bering Strait creating the Native Americans.


Dylan Stone, Avni Kaushik, Brooke Snellman, Susie Park, Megan Ortwein, Albert Yin & Xavier Lee-Lacer

For the 4th Google Earth Challenge, identify where it is and why this location is interesting.


For the 3rd Google Earth Challenge I found the 911 Memorial in Manhattan, NY.  This location is interesting because the memorial is the place were the twin towers fell one September 11, 2001. Immediately after the attack first responders dug through the rubble and removed all the bodies for a proper burial. For the respect for the lives lots the site was cleared and a memorial was built in southern Manhattan were the two towers stood.

Dylan Stone, Albert Yin & Conner Gleaves

For the 3rd Google Earth Challenge, identify where in the world this is and what makes this place cool.


For the 3rd Google Earth Challenge, I found Sandy Hill Camp, Maryland. one thing that makes this place cool is that most of us 6th graders will be going there for Outdoor Ed. Sandy hill is 211 acre property that is family owned. Some of the cool things about sandy hill are their 50 foot climbing wall, zip line, horse riding, sailing and water skiing in the bay, archery and so much more.


Dylan Stone

For the 2nd Google Earth Challenge, identify where in the world this is and what is interesting about this location.


For the second google earth challenge I found the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. One thing that makes the University of Pittsburgh interesting is that Mr. Lovera himself went there. The University of Pittsburgh has a 132 acre campus and the Cathedral of Learning, the 4th tallest educational building in the world at 535 feet. Pittsburgh used to be the #1 steel producer in the U.S.A. That's why their football team is named the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pittsburgh also has 446 bridges and 30 skyscrapers.


Dylan Stone

For the 1st GoogleEarth Challenge of the 2016-17 school year, identify where in the world the image to the left is located. Identify something interesting about this location.

The first google earth challenge is the town of Cody, Wyoming. One thing that makes Cody interesting is the founder, William Fredrick Cody or commonly known as Buffalo Bill, famous for his country shows, and his herdsmen skills. This town also has 25 historic restored western houses and is also is considered the rodeo capital of the world.

It is also where my brother and his family live. Congratulations to Dylan Stone for correctly locating this challenge.

Dylan Stone