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Originally posted by spacevisitor
Quite interesting to see, it’s pretty large 1-2 km in length and it is 3-5 inches deep into the ground.
Who made it or for what purpose is unknown.
The circular formation appears to be some 1-2 km in length and looks from the photo to be engraved some 3-5 inches into the ground.
Originally posted by snowen20
I don't for one second believe this is alien, though that's not saying it can not be.
Has anyone noticed the dark evenly spaced striations on the ground in the fourth photo from the top?
Looks like something may have been driven over the area and the tire tracks or whatever were compressed.
I googled steam roller tracks, which by the way has to be the most obscure thing in the universe to look up, and saw a similar pattern.edit on 20-8-2011 by snowen20 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by CLPrime
reply to post by Screwed
That's an interesting waste of time - communicating so publicly when the message is only for the government,
why bother with the cryptic nature in the first place?
What we have here are four distinct possibilities:
1. We're too stupid to understand crop circles that are meant for us, so the aliens are stupid for continuing to make them.
2. The aliens are sadistic and are just sending such cryptic messages to screw with us and watch us run around in circles, so-to-speak.
3. The aliens are sadistic and are making the messages in such a public manner to taunt us while knowing full well that the messages are only intended for (and decipherable by) the government.
4. Crop circles are terrestrial in origin.
I know which I find most logical. It doesn't preclude the possibility of the others, but it certainly makes the most sense - to me.
Now, this steamroller thing... did you also laugh at the plank and rope idea? Because people are amazingly innovative. I'm not seriously suggesting a steamroller (as I said, the comment was off-the-cuff), but I am suggesting that it's most likely man-made. And a steamroller-esque explanation would in no way surprise me.edit on 20-8-2011 by CLPrime because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Screwed
5. Aliens made them in an attempt to communicate an idea to us using the language most universally familiar
knowing that collectively we would be able to understand the message being relayed to us yet, not knowing that our governments would try to suppress this information from us and also not knowing that anyone outside of our government who tried to relay this message to us would be soundly ridiculed and laughed at by trhose of us who are unready or unwilling to recieve the message in its entirty.
Originally posted by groingrinder
It is probably the remains of a former military installation. Probably from the WW2 era.
Originally posted by FOXMULDER147
Not enough data.
Exact location for starters? (please don't say the 'Gobi desert'. Co-ordinates, at least)
Time and date discovered?
Who discovered it? Who are they?
When did it appear, roughly?
Xining, Qinghai, China (upper right red circle). Red road is the Qinghai Highway.
The Awaker.net news story says the huge lines and circles pressed into sand is at a remote location about three hours from Xining towards Tibet on the Qinghai Highway. Madoi (middle red circle) is about 200 miles southwest of
Xining and might be the region of the sand formation.
The Tibet border is the orange/red boundary line south of Madoi.
Lhasa, Tibet, is the bottom left red circle
Chinese Website Report with Images - English Translation
I went to Google Translation from Chinese to English and produced the following report from the Chinese website, Awaker.net, in which the English word “cycle” is used instead of “circle.”
The edge of a large area of ??the Qinghai-Tibet highway cycle desert
Posted :2011-08-17 13:25:46 ? Author: Wanderer9
Recently appeared in the Qinghai-Tibet Highway in the desert with a diameter of 2 kilometers month cycle, According to the micro-Bo @ photography introduced in the ER about three hours drive from Xining found on the Gobi Desert.
Rings and lines are very neat and precise symmetry, ravines visual 3-5cm.
Master Chow and his colleagues said last week that the driver has not yet appeared,