reply to post by beagle17
Something like that turned up on a lake near Kansas City, back when Google Maps first had the satellite photos. It's probably archived at Google
Sightseeing, but the funny pictures are long gone from Maps. That looked like a circuit board photoshopped into a heavily manipulated image, but
people came up with all sorts of loopy ideas in what seemed like a matter of seconds. This one looks like part of an image of a city "buried" in the
I think working for Google is a lot of fun. They have pulled off all sorts of pranks over the years, and they never seem to respond to questions
emailed to them about such anomalies. Tracking system? Just some way to gauge the level of attention people pay to what's on Maps? Google is a
commercial enterprise, and corporations pay tons of money for data that could be acquired in a more "interesting" way, if you are Google.