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10 mysterious geoglyphs around the globe

By: Bryan Nelson on March 5, 2014, 4:01 p.m.
Marree Man geoglyph

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Marree Man

This impressive geoglyph found in the Australian outback depicts an indigenous man hunting birds or wallabies with a throwing stick. The Marree Man is the second largest geoglyph in the world. Only just discovered in 1998, researchers have determined that it was created in modern times. Nevertheless, its origin, meaning and purpose remain a mystery.

At the time of its discovery, there was only one track entering and one track exiting the site, and no footprints or tire marks could be found. No one has come forward claiming responsibility for creating the Marree Man.