Virtual Travel: Index of places

See the Introduction for an explanation of what is available and why, and a key to the markings in the list here.
Also read it if you are not familiar with how to fly virtually over the Earth on Google maps.

The number of places makes it better to divide the world up on several pages:

United Kingdom
France
Catalonia
Rest of Europe
USA
Rest of the world



Now some other uses for Google maps satellite view:

Curiosities index
Was Atlantis at the Richat Structure in Mauritania?


The changing Pegman

The Pegman — the drag-and-drop street view icon — may change appearance when you visit certain places.
See Wikipedia on the changing Pegman and my page of examples: Google Maps Funny Pegmen.
Seen at Windsor Castle on 19th May 2018:
Royal Pegman — the Pegman is a miniature of the Queen!