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do you know what this is?

just out of curiosity, do you guys know what this is ? Here are the coordinates 47.395995, 8.554401. It looks strange, or maybe I am watching too much the Lost

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Re: do you know what this is?

it kinda looks like some sort of thing
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Re: do you know what this is?

If you look with the new 3-D "earth" view in the new google maps it looks like there's a chimney there, which is consistent with the view from above.
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It's the (not so) secret Uni Zürich space cannon.
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I was actually there yesterday during my spaziergang from outside it looks like chimney but I am sure its not, also close to this lets call it a "thing" there are a few round covers looking from the ground, maybe shelter ?

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Re: do you know what this is?

Remote heating steam lines pass right under it. Maybe an over pressure valve. http://gis.zh.ch
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Re: do you know what this is?

On Google Street view, it seems to within a walled region. On the gate: Reservoir Strickhof 1957/71.
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Reservoir Strickhof is further south and a bit west.
Like here:
http://maps.zh.ch?topic=AVswwwwZH&sc...Cbezirkslabels


Here with overlaid utility lines:
http://maps.zh.ch?topic=KantRiZH&sca...25&y=250068.78

On the official Swiss map it is marked as chimney
https://map.geo.admin.ch/?X=250069.0...osshair=marker

Signs and symbols:
http://www.swisstopo.admin.ch/intern...ngweb2014e.pdf
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Re: do you know what this is?

Is it the ventilation shaft from Sepp Blatter's underground vault?
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Re: do you know what this is?

I'm surprised no one's given the obvious, accurate answer (obviously too many smart arses):

- it's an alien landing site beacon in the middle of woodland.
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Re: do you know what this is?

that is what I thought Thanks all you guys for the findings, will be back soon cheers
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I was actually there yesterday during my spaziergang from outside it looks like chimney but I am sure its not, also close to this lets call it a "thing" there are a few round covers looking from the ground, maybe shelter ?



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Re: do you know what this is?

It's a ventilation shaft that is part of the distant heating(?) system.
http://wikimapia.org/30467313/de/L%C...me-Z%C3%BCrich
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