Interesting Google Maps Find

Anyone who has been to San Diego, and more specifically, Coronado, knows that the Navy SEALs have their training base there. A quick Google search on the address “2524 Eniwetok Rd, San Diego, CA 92155” brings us to this page, which identifies the address as an obviously military address, meaning it is government. Now if you switch over to Google Maps’ satellite view, you see the shape of the building:

I’m trying to think how this could have possibly slipped past the architects, but I’m not really sure. Either way, I found it interesting.

Updated on October 4, 2006:

Please see my follow up post on this.

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3 Responses to “Interesting Google Maps Find”

  1. Sara K Says:

    Wow…I’ve been there. If you hang out on the beach on Coronado Island you can see the Navy Seals jogging on the beach as they train.

  2. Shoshana Says:

    Any idea when the building was built? Could it have been before there was such a negative connotation associated with the swastika symbol?

  3. Interesting Google Maps Find Revisited « Verbiage Says:

    […] A while back, I had shown a picture of what was a government-owned Navy Seals building that was built in the shape of a Nazi Swastika.  But I hadn’t looked at the big picture, and I mean that literally.  I’m going to copy the original picture for reference.  Look’s like a swastika, right?  And on a government building!  For shame! […]


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