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Re: [vox-tech] (O.T.) Strange Image
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Re: [vox-tech] (O.T.) Strange Image



On Fri, Nov 05, 2010 at 08:53:38AM -0500, Ken Bloom wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-11-05 at 00:44 -0700, Richard Harke wrote:
> > I was perusing satellite images on google maps when I happened across
> > Hell Hole Resevoir. There was a very strange image on or over the
> > water
> > that i could not identify. I'm pretty sure the satellite doesn't get
> > bugs
> > crawling across the camera lens so I'm puzzled as to what this thing
> > is.
> > If any one is curious, maybe they could look at it and maybe
> > some one can identify what it is. (Hell Hole Resevoir is in the
> > Sierras,
> > east of Georgetown and west of Lake Tahoe. Google knows where it
> > is.)
> > 
> > Richard
> 
> 
> The white line in the western part of the reservoir appears to be the
> wake of a jet-ski or motor boat. The white stuff in the eastern part of
> the reservoir appears to be large rocky formations that can also be seen
> from this photo. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:LOGJAM.jpg
>
At first I thought the long white line was a boat wake also, but
if its close to the ground its over 1000 feet long so I decided
its more likely to be an airplane contrail.
Nick
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