Put your Capital Region smarts to the test and see if you can identify the local landmarks in these photos taken from space.

Sometimes a different perspective gives you a whole new level of appreciation for what is around you. And just the fact that many of our Albany area landmarks can be seen from space using modern technology is pretty mindblowing. It makes what may seem like small parts of our lives seem a little more significant. So let's have a little fun taking a new birds-eye view of some of our most popular Capital Region destinations and see if you can identify each one!

Identify These Capital Region Landmarks From Satellite Photos

Google Maps is a pretty amazing thing. Google Satellite Images are even more amazing considering what they can capture with a camera miles above the earth's surface. So let's have a little fun and see if you can identify some Capital Region landmarks from the great beyond. Check out each satellite photo below, followed by a street view angle to see if ya got 'em right!