Check out this Google maps location.
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Then zoom in one notch at a time.
Obviously, we are talking about a place “in the
middle of absolutely nowhere.”
So what’s there?
When the scale gets to 1 mi, you will see a more-or-less black dot.
At the 2000 ft scale, you will see a verbal marker that tells you what it is.
At 1000 ft, you will actually begin to see what it is, but I'm sure you won't believe your eyes. . . .
Feel free to zoom in further.
For the back story of this object, to see how it was constructed, and to verify that what you see really is real.
The author of the article suggests this memorial will "live on forever." I'm astonished it still shows up over six years after it was constructed. I would think the desert sands will soon cover it up. In the meantime, however, I'm impressed!
Not super pleasant (to put it mildly), but educational . . . - *I originally published the following post in my personal blog. I am now (in 2016) republishing here those articles from my blog that have to do with the f...
3 years ago