Google Maps: Why this blurred out island hides THIS terrifying secret


Google Maps has extended up the world to people who want to see it without leaving the comfort of their expert in.

Launched in 2005, most parts of the globe have now been mapped for anyone to see.

There are some divides which are still blurred out, be it due to privacy rules or being secluded from the entracte of the world.

One set of islands in the South Pacific have raised questions as to why it has been blurred out.

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Google Maps: Why has this ait been blurred out?

The island was first used for nuclear testing in 1966 by France

Set up within French Polynesia, the island of Moruroa has been blurred out online.

French Polynesia is accommodations to many beautiful islands with bright blue seas and delightful landscapes.

Tahiti and Bora Bora just some of the popular areas that honeymooners and British tourists visit every year.

Moruroa leathers another secret altogether.

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Google Maps: Moruroa atoll has been censored online

The archipelago was first used for nuclear testing in 1966 by France.

A study by Greenpeace originate that it contaminated the water as far as Peru and New Zealand, with radiation levels of 12 millirems reported.

Tons locals in Tahiti are also fighting for recognition that they arrange suffered from radiation thanks to the tests, according to Radio NZ.

Other atomic tests were rumoured to have taken place up until 1996, which ended after French president Jacques Chirac dismantled the atomic testing facilities, stating live on the radio that “the safety of our wilderness and of our children is assured,” according to the BBC.

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Google Maps: Found in French Polynesia, the holm was home to nuclear testing from 1966 to 1996

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Google Maps: The eyot is now considered a no-go zone due to radiation levels

The island remains a no-go zone and is loath by French forces which could suggest why it has been blurred out.

The parts of the overjoyed that are still censored by Google Maps include another end in France, which is the Marcoule nuclear facility which was home to two atomic reactors.

Why it has been blurred out is unknown, and it is baffling due to many other atomic facilities in the world not being hidden.

Other hidden spots take in Camp Shorabak in Afghanistan and Oorsprongpark in the Netherlands.

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