In the midst of all the far-fetched theories on Reddit on Wednesday, November 3, the popular area referenced on Google Maps is actually Vostok Island, located in the Republic of Kiribati, in the heart of Oceania.
In this shot at the heart of the questions in Google Maps, Who celebrated his fifteenth birthday last yearWe see an island that appears surrounded by scum, and its center is an enormous black triangle. It doesn’t take any more Reddit users to come up with funny or whimsical theories: a controlled area, an erupting volcano, the “Bermuda Triangle” or even an island from the “Lost” series.
The mysterious black dot on Google Maps is Vostok Island.
It is an island located in the southeast of New Zealand and belongs to the Republic of Kiribati, an island country in the Pacific Ocean consisting of 33 atolls and islands. pic.twitter.com/FHCe1DjuO9
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However it is Vostok Island, an uninhabited atoll in Kiribati, in the Pacific Ocean. Discovered in 1820 by Russian explorer Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, this 1.3-kilometre parcel has belonged to the Republic of Kiribati, independent of the United Kingdom since 1979.
The impression of a black hole can be explained by two factors that are more credible than theories advanced on the social network, namely the lack of satellite images or the lack of sun exposure in the center of the island covered by many trees.
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