Unusual Structures in Gobi Desert of China Spotted by Google Earth Satellite

by Michael on Nov. 14th, 2011

Only a few days after Google published satellite photographs of possibly secret nuclear facilities in Iran, new images of obviously manmade structures have been spotted in the Gobi desert in China. All of the structures are located in northwestern China, near the borders of Xinjiang and Gansu province. This is an area that China uses for its military, space and nuclear programs.

In this Google Map image, burnt-out vehicles can be see seen in what is speculated to be a military training facility. Northwest of that site can be seen an additional manmade facility. Another image reveals what appear to be large manmade bodies of water. This radial structure may be a targeting site.

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Gene says:

If you check the archive photos on Google Earth, you'll see that most of these structures have been around for 4-5 years or more--people have only just noticed them.

posted on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 11:01pm

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