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Pictures: 15 mysteries in Google Street View & Google Earth

From unidentified flying objects to people with horse heads

 

Since Google began mapping the world with Google Earth and Google Street View, an entire pastime - Google mystery hunting and debunking - has cropped up. From unidentified flying objects to people with horse heads, there's no shortage of weird things that have appeared on Google Earth and Street View.

Oceanic Flight 815: Found

Oceanic Flight 815

Speaking of Lost, it looks like the passengers of Oceanic Flight 815 could have made it home after all - a plane that appears to be submerged in the Atlantic Ocean near Long Beach, New York, was spotted on Google Earth this summer. Seriously, though, what's more mysterious is that Google refreshed the imagery for the area, and the plane seems to have disappeared.

See also: 11 funny UK sights on Google Street View

The Almighty and Son?

Google Earth the almighty and son

Street View cameras caught a strange, blurry shape above a lake in Quarten, Switzerland. The shape looks vaguely like two robed figures, and blogs have gone as far as suggesting that it might be the Almighty himself (and his Son). Check it out for yourself.

NEXT: Jesus in a field >>

See also: The 16 strangest sights in Google Earth


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