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The Monument Valley is an area located on the border of Utah and Arizona. It's famous for the rock formations and the red siltstone and the red sand.
Silicon Valley based companies Some notable high technology companies headquartered in the so called "Silicon Valley" in California: Google, Yahoo!, Apple, Pixar, Intel, Mozilla, Cisco etc. Apple Inc. headquarters Apple's Corporate headquarters (Apple Campus) are located in the "Silicon Valley" Cupertino, California. Facebook Campus The new Facebook headquarters, formerly home to Sun Microsystems, are located in Menlo Park, California. Mozilla headquarters The new headquarters of the Mozilla Foundation are located in Mountain View, California. Google Inc. headquarters The Google Inc. headquarters (Googleplex) are located in Mountain View, California. HP headquarters The Headquarters of Hewlett-Packard (HP) are located in the "Silicon Valley" in California. Intel Corporation headquarters The Intel headquarters are located in Santa Clara, California. Intel was founded in 1968 and is the world's largest manufacturer of microprocessors. National Geographic "Africa" High resolution photos of the Africa Megaflyover by Mike Fay. Zoom in! Grand Canyon Trace of the world famous Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. Yahoo! headquarters The headquarters of Yahoo! Inc. are located in Sunnyville, California. Aircraft Boneyards Aircraft Boneyards are places for retired airplanes usually found in the South west of the USA. Tesla Worldwide Offices Tesla was founded in 2003 by a group of engineers in Silicon Valley who wanted to prove that electric cars could be better than gasoline-powered cars. With instant torque, incredible power, and zero emissions, Tesla’s products would be cars without compromise. Each new generation would be increasingly affordable, helping the company work towards its mission: to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. Kennecott Copper Mine Kennecott Copper Mine, the world's largest man-made excavation and first open-pit, is located 28 miles southwest of Salt Lake City. 2 ½-miles across, and ¾-mile deep, the mine is so big, it can be seen from space shuttles in outer space. Zoom out to see the whole mine! A lot of airplanes at Davis Monthan Air Force Base At the Davis Monthan Air Force Base (309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group) aka "The Boneyard" in Arizona there are hundreds of planes and helicopters. Feel free to count the aircraft and post the figure you found out in the comment field ;-) Thelma & Louise final scene The Thelma & Louise Grand Canyon scenes (where the car drives over the edge of the canyon) were shot at the Dead Horse Point State Park in Utah. The World's Tallest Fountain The World's Tallest Fountain is located in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Every hour it shoots water about 100 feet high. On St. Patrick's Day the water is green coloured - as you can see on the video ;-) Sun Microsystems Inc. Campus The headquarters of Sun Microsystems are located in Santa Clara, California. Sun was founded in 1982 and is well-known for its servers/workstations and software like the Solaris OS, Java, MySQL, StarOffice/OpenOffice. NFL Super Bowl XLII New York Giants vs. New England Patriots. On Sunday February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. HP Garage HP Garage (California Historical Landmark No.976 - Birthplace of Silicon Valley. 367 Addison Avenue, Palo Alto, California) Tucked away on a quiet, tree-lined residential street near Stanford University, the HP Garage stands today as the enduring symbol of innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit. It was in this humble 12x18-foot building that college friends Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard pursued the dream of a company of their own. Guided by an unwavering desire to develop innovative and useful products, the two men blazed a trail at the forefront of the electronics revolution. http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/abouthp/histnfacts/garage/brief.pdf Pearl Harbor The shipwreck of USS Arizona on Pearl Harbor/Hawaii. It sunk during a Japanese attack on 7 December, 1941.