Giant Pentagram Visible From Above In Wilderness Of Kazakhstan

pentagramVisible from above, but a message from below? Via Live Science:

On the wind-blown steppes of central Asia, in an isolated corner of Kazakhstan, there’s a large pentagram etched into the Earth’s surface.

Located on the southern shore of the Upper Tobol Reservoir, it shows up vividly on Google Maps. There are almost no other signs of human habitation in the area; the closest settlement is the city of Lisakovsk, about 12 miles to the east.

What is this bizarre symbol, measuring roughly 1,200 feetin diameter, doing on the side of a desolate lake in northern Kazakhstan? Though it’s difficult to discern exactly what the Kazakh pentagram is, or was, used for, several online comments indicate that it’s the abandoned site of a Soviet-era lakeside campground.

  • tibby trillz

    just kids having fun

  • Ted Heistman

    Maybe Nicholas Roerich had something to do with it…

  • hartkid

    Oh crap, satanic aliens.

  • Hadrian999

    anyone watch supernatural season 2′

  • willabee

    i found it on google maps, satellite view. there’s a restaurant marker that says ‘human flesh bbq’ !!

  • DeepCough

    Next target of the Satanic-Illuminati-Freemason global conspiracy?

    • Sean

      If so, what an odd target.
      I don’t think many people would be upset if the Illuminati blew up a small lakeside peninsula 12 miles from the nearest civilization.

      • DeepCough

        No doubt even the Illuminati get bored sometimes, which would explain this entirely.

    • ManwithnoCountry

      Don’t be silly. Obviously it’s their secret base, where they summon demons from outer space.

  • Rachel

    A pentagram is not a satanic symbol. It is a protective symbol and therefore is good in nature. Probably used by the campers to hold rituals of love, peace and possibly fertility :) Personally I would put my camp fire in the middle, put torches at each point and drink, sing and be merry in between :)

    • Jin The Ninja

      it’s a an abandoned soviet base in Kazakhstan, not Samhain’s eve in Marin County.

      • alizardx

        It would be amusing if the park designer was a closet occultist with a sense of humor.

      • Sean

        Nowhere in the article does it say it’s a soviet base.
        It says it’s, “the abandoned site of a Soviet-era lakeside campground.”
        So, basically, it’s a place where people would camp lakeside, probably back in the 70s or 80s.
        So…not quite a Soviet “base.”

  • The Well Dressed Man

    Do Kasakhs like metal? They could organize an awesome festival.. I wonder if there’s any scary Soviet-era infrastructure left over nearby

  • chris gomez

    google maps is perfect to see prolific images that are verily not naturally made and more between the spectrum owhat civilization with belief as perticular system kinda sad to see experts dismiss so much do to the fact that their too anal retentive. plus ive seen more with google maps then on anything else