Google Earth Scavenger Hunt – Egypt

Welcome to our Google Earth Scavenger Hunt!

To start your virtual adventure, click the link below and use the search bar to find the famous Egypt city or landmark. Provide the latitude and longitude of each location below!

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1. The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World and is made of more than two million stone blocks. Find the Great Pyramid of Giza on Google Earth and provide its coordinates:

    • Latitude:
    • Longitude:

 

2. The Great Sphinx of Giza is thought to be the oldest large statue in Egypt. It is believed to be over 4,000 years old. Find the Great Sphinx of Giza on Google Earth and provide its coordinates:

    • Latitude:
    • Longitude:

 

3. The capital of Egypt is Cairo which is also the largest city in Africa and the Middle East. Find Cairo on Google Earth and provide its coordinates:

    • Latitude:
    • Longitude:

 

4. Aswan high dam in Egypt is the world’s largest dam, built to contain the raging waters of the world’s longest river, the Nile. Find the Nile River on Google Earth and provide its coordinates:

    • Latitude:
    • Longitude:

 

5. Egypt is a very dry country. The Sahara and Libyan Desert make up most of the area of Egypt. Find the Sahara Desert on Google Earth and provide its coordinates:

    • Latitude:
    • Longitude:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer Key

1. The Great Pyramid of Giza coordinates:

    • Latitude: 29° 58′ 45″ North
    • Longitude: 31° 08′ 03″ East

2. The Great Sphinx of Giza coordinates:

    • Latitude: 29° 58′ 30″ North
    • Longitude: 31° 08′ 15″ East

3. Cairo, Egypt coordinates:

    • Latitude: 30° 02′ 39″ North
    • Longitude: 31° 14′ 08″ East

4. Nile River coordinates:

    • Latitude: 23° 58′ 21″ North
    • Longitude: 32° 52′ 29″ East

5. Sahara Desert coordinates:

    • Latitude: 33° 24′ 58″ North
    • Longitude: 25° 39′ 46″ East

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