Red Fort (16.27 mi / 26.19 km)
Connaught Place (17.98 mi / 28.94 km)
Supreme Court Of India (18.60 mi / 29.93 km)
Parliament of India (19.16 mi / 30.83 km)
Akshardham Temple (19.25 mi / 30.98 km)
India Gate (19.28 mi / 31.03 km)
official residence of the President of India (19.45 mi / 31.31 km)
Ansal Plaza (22.78 mi / 36.66 km)
Lotus Temple (Baha'i Temple) (23.34 mi / 37.56 km)
Indian Institute of Technology (24.17 mi / 38.90 km)
From: vanillatoastAre you stupid or something?
Thu Sep 28 17:42:29 -0700 2006
If you zoom in, you can see that they are obviously Tylenol farms.
From: pete592This is driving me nuts. I searched and searched for info on what these things are, but I couldn't find anything.
Thu Sep 28 23:48:24 -0700 2006
My best guess is that they have something to do with the cows that they love so much in India. Every one of them is located right next to an array of small buildings. Maybe these are stables of some kind and the ovals are elaborate corrals for the blessed sacred cows?
Here's an even more wild guess: Maybe these are places where they produce cow dung as a cash crop. After all, the Indians have found 1001 different uses for cow patties.
From: ddtjmcdThey're brick kilns.
Mon Oct 02 12:28:27 -0700 2006
From: tedderGreat discovery ddtjmcd. I will update the entry.
Mon Oct 02 13:58:51 -0700 2006
From: MarkThanks for the find. It looks like they're Bull's Trench Kilns.. Nice little diagram there showing the 'racetrack'.
Mon Oct 02 15:41:24 -0700 2006
From: pete592Thank you dd! I have inner peace at last, LOL.
Mon Oct 02 19:39:51 -0700 2006
I was afraid that my cow dung theory was going to be way out there. Glad I didn't disappoint! LMAO.
From: pete592Eureka! Mark's link states that fuels used to stoke the kilns often includes agricultural waste! There may well be a connection to cow patties after all! LOL.
Mon Oct 02 19:46:37 -0700 2006
From: ddtjmcdMark, you should use your link about the discription of the Bull's Trench Brick Kiln for your learn more link. It's a much better representation that what I have.
Mon Oct 02 21:02:42 -0700 2006
From: tedderMark's link will be the info link in a little bit. Good work guys.
Tue Oct 03 06:02:26 -0700 2006
From: MarkThey're all over the sub-continent.
Tue Oct 03 17:09:47 -0700 2006
Here's some in Pakistan,
Bangladesh (which actually appear to be working),
And Afghanistan (moveable stack type?)
From: tedderExcellent Mark- feel free to submit those (or someone else can).
Wed Oct 04 07:30:00 -0700 2006