Users of Google Maps are perplexed by a small blacked-out island that looks similar to Area 51 or Lost.
On Google Maps, an island has been blacked out, perplexing users of the renowned website. It’s being compared to Area 51, the setting of the iconic TV show Lost. A mysterious blacked-out island on Google Maps has piqued the interest of users.
The mysterious-looking plot of land has sparked discussion on Reddit, with one user referring to it as “God’s guitar pick.”
Users have compared the island to something from the iconic TV show Lost or a hidden island similar to Area 51, the covert and classified US military base in the desert.
The island’s exterior features a beautiful blue sea with waves breaking against golden sandy beaches.
Google Maps, on the other hand, appears to have totally blacked out the middle of the island.
When people in the database don’t want to be there or don’t want them to know what’s going on, Google blacks out places on maps.
“God dropped his guitar pick,” one guy wrote after seeing the image.
Another person stated: “My initial reaction was that it was restricted. In such a shallow, little atoll/island, it wouldn’t make sense for a natural formation to be black.” “Ladies and gentlemen, they have discovered the Island in Lost,” a third individual joked. A plane crashes on a strange island in the Lost television series.
Sandy Island, discovered by Captain Cook in the late 1700s, is another location that has been blacked out on Google Maps. The supposed location of Sandy Island is inexplicably blocked out.
There’s also an area in the Himalayan Mountains, as well as a location deep in the Siberian wilderness, that appears to have been copied and pasted from another location if you look closely.
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