A god-like figure can be seen hovering midair above a lake in Quarten, Switzerland.
Discovered by the Gawker blog, the image is most likely to be the result of light distortion or lens flare, however blogger Max Read has questioned tongue-in-cheek whether it might have more mysterious origins:
‘Is it something on the camera lens? Or is it maybe… God and His only begotten Son? And who’s to say that God isn’t “something on the lens”, in some kind of a cosmic, metaphysical sense?’ he writes.
God can be anywhere and everywhere – even on a camera lens no doubt – which kind of reminds me of the supposed ‘how many angels on the head of a pin‘ theological debate. Still, when God appears again in the sky, the Bible suggests we won’t be left guessing…
For a few more favourite Google Street View images, visit this Sydney Morning Herald gallery.
And let’s not forget Perth’s famous hovering cars or an unusual man-made landscape in a remote part of China which appears to be a model of a larger piece of territory complete with snow-topped mountains, streams and valleys.