Some of the strangest and coolest stuff you can see in Google Maps
The Osmington WhAite Horse, outside Sutton Poyntz, UK. This prehistoric figure is carved into the white chalk of the hillside - such horse carved shapes are called “Leucippotomy”.
This Google map satellite pic of a swastika-shaped building on a
US Navy base in Coronado, California
Some of the best-documented messages found in Google Maps have been marriage proposals like this one
Google publicly announced they were planning to send a plane over locations in Australia to update Google Maps images. Quite a few people attempted to communicate messages by displaying large text on the ground for the “Australia Day Flyover” as it was called, but very few actually accomplished it due to a miscommunication over the date of the flight. However, the Tourism Australia ministry managed it by paying a sand sculptor to form the letters of their domain name on Bondi Beach near Sydney
Giant thumbprint in a park in Great Britain. his thumbprint is actually a large maze designed by
Man-shaped lake in Brazil
The largest Coca-Cola logo in the world, created near Arica, Chile, out of something like 70,000 coke bottles to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the company
“Giant pink bunny,” Italy.
People are increasingly trying to get their messages seen in Google Maps satellite view, but most aerial messages already appearing in the pics were originally intended for people viewing from airplanes. For instance, this message written in a field adjacent to Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska
A man with the surname of “Luecke” in Texas decided to write his name big by leaving these trees when he was clear-cutting the land. According to reports, astronauts are able to see these letters from space
This UK maze was built to celebrate the 200th birthday of Brunel, a famous British engineer
A rendering of Da Vinci’s famous Vitruvian Man, located in Italy
This huge image from a hillside in Mongolia celebrates Ghenghis Khan by moving or scraping soil and rocks to create images
Google Maps nabbed this pic of the Green Lantern looking out a shop window