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Huge spiral found in Indian desert may be largest drawing ever made

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Geoglyphs found in the desert near Boha, India

Yohann Oetheimer

A huge spiral carved into the ground in India covers almost 100,000 square metres, dwarfing other individual geoglyphs like those in the Nazca desert in Peru.

The spiral is in a small cluster of geoglyphs discovered by father-and-son researchers Carlo and Yohann Oetheimer, who are based in Luriecq, France. Carlo searched Google Earth images of the Thar desert in India and identified eight sites with possible geoglyphs. In 2016, they flew a drone over them and found that seven were furrows dug for failed tree plantations.

The eighth …