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18 aerial photos showing Central Okanagan beauty from above

1. The texture and colours would be hard to find almost anywhere else
Image Credit: Apple Maps
August 19, 2015 - 8:00 PM

CAN YOU FIGURE OUT WHERE THE PHOTOS ARE?

CENTRAL OKANAGAN - We already know we live in paradise, with some of the most stunning views anywhere, but if you need further proof, check out these photos taken from Apple Maps and Google Maps.

Unfortunately, not all municipalities have such high quality images so we limited this batch to the Central Okanagan. Cruise through your favourite map maker at 10,000 feet and you will see large tracts of poor imaging. Some of the crystal clear images look as if they were lifted from a painting. None of these photos have been photoshopped or altered.

And just for fun, we are going to run these photos without descriptions to see if you can guess where they were taken. Some are obvious but for others... you will have to fly over the area yourself. Answers are in a link at the bottom.

2. Agriculture provides many green spaces
2. Agriculture provides many green spaces
Image Credit: Apple Maps

3. Like a painter's pallet of purples
3. Like a painter's pallet of purples
Image Credit: Apple Maps

4. Brown can be pretty too
4. Brown can be pretty too
Image Credit: Apple Maps

5. Looks like a kindgarten art project with popsicle sticks
5. Looks like a kindgarten art project with popsicle sticks
Image Credit: Apple Maps

6. More matchsticks. Do you see a design?
6. More matchsticks. Do you see a design?
Image Credit: Apple Maps

7. The patterns of agriculture
7. The patterns of agriculture
Image Credit: Apple Maps

8. A different kind of green
8. A different kind of green
Image Credit: Apple Maps

9. A near-perfect symmetry in shades of brown
9. A near-perfect symmetry in shades of brown
Image Credit: Apple Maps

10. Beauty by design
10. Beauty by design
Image Credit: Apple Maps

11. Paint by numbers?
11. Paint by numbers?
Image Credit: Apple Maps

12. Lines, lines, everywhere a line
12. Lines, lines, everywhere a line
Image Credit: Apple Maps

13. Round and round
13. Round and round
Image Credit: Apple Maps

14. Shadows create their own patterns
14. Shadows create their own patterns
Image Credit: Apple Maps

15. Baseball circle
15. Baseball circle
Image Credit: Google Maps

16. Under development
16. Under development
Image Credit: Apple Maps

17. See the red ones last
17. See the red ones last
Image Credit: Apple Maps

18. Contrasting neighbours and contrasting patterns and colours
18. Contrasting neighbours and contrasting patterns and colours
Image Credit: Google Maps

Were you able to identify them all? To find the locations of these photos, click here.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Marshall Jones at mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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