Mysterious Images Found On Google Earth


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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

Google Earth is a glorious place where you can find things all over the world. Well, most of it (more on that later). Some of those things are strange, like this random Firefox logo.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

Located in Columbia Station, Ohio, there is a heart-shaped lake. It’s one of the more subtle romantic things you can find while looking through Google Earth.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

This one looks really cool. Mattel, the famous toy company, has their headquarters in El Segundo set up like this. The look from above is their official logo.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

While a lot of these are cute, some are unfortunately kind of creepy. That’s the case with one, from Basrah, Iraq. It shows what looks like a shipwreck that hasn’t been touched.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

Remember how we said Google Earth lets you only see some of the world? This blacked-out spot is the location of the HAARP facility. A controversial research outpost that folks still theorize about today.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

Leave it to Nevada, home of Area 51, to be the place where you can find this incredibly weird pattern from overhead. We have no idea how or why it’s there but it’s nuts.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

This is considered by many to be the “Badlands Guardian.” It is located in Walsh, Alberta, Canada, and seemingly gives off the vibe of being in the shape of a warrior.

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Lad Bible via Google

Back to blocked out areas, we have a “secret city” in Russia. Nobody knows why it isn’t visible. However, there’s a chance it is a town that was sealed off back in 1986.

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Lad Bible via Google

Here’s another one that nobody knows about. A major mountain peak in the Himalayas is randomly blacked out. Could it simply be a case of a glitch in the system?

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

This would certainly be one of the most famous Google Earth finds ever. It is called the “Airplane Boneyard” and it’s home to retired aircraft in Tuscon, Arizona.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

Yeah, this is a design that should probably be changed as soon as possible. The apartment complex in California displayed is clearly in the shape of a swastika.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

This has to be intentional, right? There’s almost no way that a forest is shaped like a guitar. That’s the case in Argentina, at least.

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Lad Bible via Google

Forget about blurring out an area, you can be strange like this Hungarian oil refinery. They requested their buildings be removed and that they were colored green on the site.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

According to reports, this is the world’s largest swimming pool. It is located in Algarrobo, Chile and spans a whopping 19.77 acres. No pool even comes close.

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Lad Bible via Google

Unfortunately, this one has a bit of an explanation. Volkel Air Base in the Netherlands was apparently home to various bombs that are, for some reason, rumored to still be there.

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Lad Bible via Google

This is supposed to simply be the Keowee Dam, located in South Carolina. Why block out a reservoir? Well, that’s what people have been asking. Theories suggest it is because it powers the Oconee Nuclear Station.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

This one is kind of difficult to see because it’s so faint in the distance. However, a close look clearly reveals a Coca-Cola logo in this desert out in Chile.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

This one is nothing about the world but more about this one specific day. The image was grabbed as a car laid on its side. Why is it like that and why does nobody care?

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Lad Bible via Google

Another one for those who love their theories. This is Valencia City in the Philippines, home to over 180,000 people. Some think it was blurred because it houses headquarters to a missile program.

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Twisted Sifter via Google Earth

We end with one that is pretty unique. It was taken in Katavi National Park, Tanzania and has to be the rarest picture of so many hippos ever. They’re all just hanging out in their pool.


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