Unknown platform in the Adriatic
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@ 2005-07-11 18:19:56
My first, mostly instinctive guess, is that it's an offshore oil rig.
@ 2005-07-11 20:58:48
I found this reference but the photo doesn't seem to match the satellite view (though it is hard to tell for sure):
@ 2005-07-11 21:06:32
Hmm, found this one too:
This is a contender as well:
@ 2005-07-11 21:07:46
Another photo of the research platform:
(2nd row from the bottom)
@ 2005-07-11 21:15:54
OK more comment spam - I ruled out the Aqua Alta based on the lat/long coords posted here:
@ 2005-07-12 01:18:25
I think I know what it is, some guy made an artificial island and declared it a micronation. Heres the Link-
@ 2005-07-12 03:20:15
There is another one more in the north :
it really seems to be an offshore platform.
@ 2005-07-27 19:54:40
Either one of those really could be
>Rose Island. The first one looks like it's not far out enough, but it is the right size, and the second one looks like it is mostly occupied by a huge satellite dish, which wouldn't make sense.
On the other hand, the WP article says Rose Island was destroyed, but it doesn't really say if that meant the whole platform was destroyed, or just the buildings on it.
But the blurb at
>Footnotes to History state that Rose Island (or Island or the Roses) was completely destroyed. So of course, if that is true, then this cannot possibly be it.
@ 2005-07-27 19:58:25
Doranchak's CNR research platform is what is seen in scotchpenicillin's map URL. (Just look for the long mast.) So *this* map is of something else.
@ 2005-08-01 02:57:16
that could be rose island, before it was destroyed. These images arent exactly live...
@ 2005-08-01 09:56:01
It actually does look like Rose Island but Rose Island was blown un in the late 1960s. I don't think the images are quite that old. :)
@ 2005-08-20 21:11:41
Ooooooh. It's the GHOST of Rose Island.
People at the beach
Bazillions of beach umbrellas
Museo civico Basilio Cascella
'De Cecco Businness Center' by Massimiliano Fusas
Turn 3 of the Pescara Street Circuit
Turn 1 of the Pescara Street Circuit
Turn 2 of the Pescara Street Circuit
Start/Finish Line of the Pescara Street Circuit
Turn 4 of the Pescara Street Circuit
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