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Those among you who like your skies darkened by black helicopters are invited to mosey on down to the remote Chinese village of Huangyangtan which hosts what must be the strangest military installation ever spotted by the Google Earth Community:

Strange goings-on in Huangyangtan

Zooming in for a closer look, we have what appears to be a 900x700m scale model of a mountainous landscape...

A closer look at that Huangyangtan project

...complete with lakes, valleys and snow-capped peaks:

Revealed: a vast landscape

Truly bizarre. Google Earth aficionados can examine the evidence for themselves here (.kmz) while wondering what on Earth, or where on Earth for that matter, this remarkable landscaping project is.

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