[HOT] Strange object

Philippe Verdy verdy_p at wanadoo.fr
Sun Apr 15 12:50:43 UTC 2018


The structure with tubes at tip of the the islet of the river looks like
some installation to filter muds in water and extract gold.

2018-04-15 14:31 GMT+02:00 Blake Girardot HOT/OSM <blake.girardot at hotosm.org
>:

> Hi Henning,
>
> I am not clear on what the object is you are looking at?
>
> Do you mean the water pools and pits along the south bank of that
> river? If you mean those, if I had to guess, it looks like artisan
> mining to me.  One active area and a few small older pits. But that is
> just my guess, I will be interested to find out what the local
> knowledge is about it.
>
> But that would be my first guess.
>
> Next would be agriculture of some sort, maybe.
>
> Cheers
> blake
>
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 8:17 AM, Henning Bolz <hebolz at web.de> wrote:
> >
> > Hello HOT list,
> >
> > while working on task #2881, i found this strange object on Bing. Does
> > anyone know what we are seeing here?
> >
> > https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/5547710324#map=14/-6.1507/23.6692
> >
> > Greetings
> >
> > Henning (hebolz)
> >
> >
> >
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