This puzzle is based on Where is it? - The Google Earth Challenge series started by Conifers

This puzzle will provide a screenshot in somewhere on Google Earth, please try your best to identify where the location is. The reasons to find out the location should be part of your answer. The accepted answer will be the one which will explain the title of the question.

Will give a zoom-in image as the next hint if not be answered yet for a while.

Note: It's not recommended to use Google Search by Image function directly; try to use any feature on pixels or your geography knowledge to derive the location.

Where is this place?

  • $\begingroup$ Is the orientation correct? (north pointing up) $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Sep 16 '19 at 12:35
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    $\begingroup$ Huh. Pʀıncess Anaya posted an answer below and self-deleted it. I assumed she deleted the answer because it was wrong, so I didn't even check and went hunting for other things of the same type. Turns out, her answer is actually right! But now I don't want to post it and steal her credit. Voting to undelete her answer. $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Sep 16 '19 at 12:39
  • $\begingroup$ I supposed it would have been far too easy... $\endgroup$ – Hunter Sep 16 '19 at 12:41
  • $\begingroup$ @Randal'Thor: yes sir, no rotation to the original orientation $\endgroup$ – Hunter Sep 16 '19 at 12:42
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    $\begingroup$ @PʀıncessAnaya rot13(creuncf n sybjre vf fbzrguvat gung sybjf). $\endgroup$ – Weather Vane Sep 16 '19 at 13:02

This place is

Isola del Giglio, Italy: On 13 January 2012, the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground and overturned after striking an underwater rock off Isola del Giglio, Tuscany, resulting in 32 deaths.

Reason can be to be known as dangerous flower that Giglio means "Lily" (flower) in Italian.

OP EDIT: This is a close up image of the place:

costa concordia

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    $\begingroup$ You're looking in the wrong place ... it's not Genoa. Check that location on Google Maps and you will see the same image :-) $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Sep 16 '19 at 13:18
  • $\begingroup$ You're mixing correct information with uncorrect ones... But, of course, you're close to the intended solution $\endgroup$ – Hunter Sep 16 '19 at 13:18
  • $\begingroup$ @Randal'Thor yes, I previously edited Isola del Giglio. then I changed to genoa... and was searching on the google map :P $\endgroup$ – Pʀıncess Anaya Sep 16 '19 at 13:21
  • $\begingroup$ @Hunter Is it correct now? $\endgroup$ – Pʀıncess Anaya Sep 16 '19 at 13:50
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    $\begingroup$ @jarnbjo Isola del Giglio was a dangerous flower for Costa Concordia. It is known for one of the biggest disaster that is why it is dangerous. $\endgroup$ – Pʀıncess Anaya Sep 16 '19 at 14:15

I think this location is in:

Italy - Liguria - Genoa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metropolitan_City_of_Genoa#/media/File:Aerial_view_-_Harbour_of_Genoa,Italy-_DSC01156.JPG

Was here on holiday a few years back, not sure the flower part yet

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    $\begingroup$ Not the right place. (PS: Actually Genoa is in Liguria, not in Tuscany) $\endgroup$ – Hunter Sep 16 '19 at 12:58
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    $\begingroup$ @Hunter and here is me thinking I've only ever visited the Tuscany region. Thanks for the correction. $\endgroup$ – Karm Sep 16 '19 at 13:08

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