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You will see that this object (cropped off the much larger photo) is so obvious that I don’t even need to point out the position of it in the above image! Below is it zoomed in some more.

I then thought I would try to match and overlay this photo on Google Earth and spent quite some time trying to work out where it was.... remember that I thought this was in the main block of the Hunuas. When I eventually worked out where it was, I was somewhat stunned to see that it was actually within the calculated area that I had worked out going by the eyewitness account of seeing an aeroplane from a position near Pinnacle Hill on an acutely steep dive.... not only that, but it was within 1 1/2 miles of the observer!

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