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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.

Jesus in a Field

Google Street View Jesus in a field

Some people claim to have spotted the face of Jesus on everything from Kit-Kat bars to the tops of Marmite jars. Things take on much more grandiose proportions with this face of Jesus spotted in a field in Hungary, via Google Earth, this spring. Google has refreshed the imagery for the file since the face was spotted. In 2005, Jesus' face was also spotted in a Peruvian sand dune.

See also: 11 funny UK sights on Google Street View

Giant Pliers

Google Street View Giant Pliers

Earlier this year, a pair of giant floating pliers was spotted on Street View, about to strike a chimney. Google has since removed the image from its shots of the UK town of West Bromwich, and says the oddity was due to one of its technicians making adjustments to the car-mounted camera.

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See also: The 16 strangest sights in Google Earth


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