very few years ago, Chinese authorities ordered to build a "crazy" highway from south to north in the Takamaklan desert(north-west part of the country).
Very few part of it is visible on high definition, but here is a good satellite view. We clearly can see its left and right side protected by planted trees against the sand destruction.
Every few kilometers, a Chinese family witho...
The Y-Bridge is an old highway bridge over the James River located at Galena, Missouri and opened in 1927. It is named the Y-Bridge because it is shaped like the letter "Y". The bridge is such that (going east), one could then either head north or south upon reaching the east end, where the highway was between a steep bluff on the east and the river on the west. It was built to accomm...
Xinjiang's first desert highway, 522 kilometers long, was opened to traffic in 1995. It is the world's longest desert highway.
The highway was built in 1995 to move oil from the Tarim Basin, China's largest inland basin with a total area of 530,000 sq. km. in southern Xinjiang. The basin has a verified reserve of over one billion tons of oil. Seven oilfields there have produced a...
U.S. Highway 66 or Route 66 was a highway in the U.S. Highway system. One of the original federal routes, US 66 was established on November 11, 1926, though signs did not go up until the following year. It originally ran from Chicago, Illinois through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California before ending at the ...
Look at this piece of forest in France. The farmers in the region have cutting down trees to plant vegetables and cattle breeding. This last piece of forest can make us think about how france would look like before hummanity.
U.S. Highway 66 or Route 66 was and is the most famous road in the U.S. Highway system and quite possibly the most famous and storied highway in the world. US 66 originally ran from Chicago, Illinois through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California before ending at the beach at Santa Monica for a total distance of 2,448 miles (3,940 km).
Andlau's Castle is a medieval castle in the commune of Andlau, in the Bas-Rhin département of France.
Constructed on a narrow granite outcrop at an altitude of 451 m (~1466 ft), the Haut-Andlau dominates the valleys of Andlau and Kirneck. The castle was built from granite blocks, very certainly by Eberhard d'Andlau between 1246 and 1264. In 1678, after the joining of Alsace to Fr...
A highway strip is a section of a motorway that is specially built to allow landing of (mostly) military aircraft and to serve as a military airbase. These were built to allow military aircraft to operate even if their airbases, the most vulnerable targets in any war, are destroyed. The first highway strips were constructed at the end of World War II in Nazi Germany, where the well developed Au...
Is it a joke???
It´s not a joke!!!
Is it a Google Earth mistake?'
There´s no mistake, in any way!!
Is it possible??
It´s possible in the country where it´s built!!
And where is it?
In the center of Osaka, Japan.
During the years 80, the municipality of Osaka needed the little "land" situated where the building today take place, ...
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