July 25th, 2006 | researchmaterial
The Chinese site based in the very remote Huangyangtan region, appears to be a small-scale model of a piece of territory complete with snow-topped mountains, streams and valleys.
The find, recorded by a German member of a Google Earth community site, has triggered speculation that the site might have a military purpose.
The Keyhole site hosts discussions among enthusiasts who closely watch the geographical satellite data presented there and the find was reported by British IT news website, The Register.
According to comparative data gathered by members of the community, the rectangular simulation bears an uncanny resemblance to 450 kilometres of territory occupied by China, but claimed by India, in the Karakoram mountain range…