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May 26, 2012

Interstate 70 Wormhole


Leave it to reader Joe Peach to have stumbled on the physics equivalent of the Lascaux cave.

He wrote, "I use Google Maps Street View a lot and there are artifacts and mis-stitched photos all over the place, however I don't ever remember seeing a major distortion from their satellite view. I found this anomaly right in my back yard (maybe it's a distortion on the satellite lens???)."

Maybe not.

May 26, 2012 at 12:01 PM | Permalink


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It's probably just a strange effect from the algorithm that is trying to convert a spherical map onto a flat plane. A "corner of a circle" if you will.

Posted by: EEJ | Jun 6, 2012 4:46:23 PM

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