This appears to be a crater from a recent IED. Follow the road back and you'll find a number of Humvees blocking traffic, creating a huge backup.
View in Google Earth Categories: Military, Military - Damage
By: Pdunn
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jbottero picture
@ 2006-03-06 17:12:36
While there does seem to some traffic at that point that *might* be a convoy, when you zoom way in with Google Earth, the circled thingy looks kind of like a tree growing up between the two ramps...
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@ 2006-03-06 17:14:09
Actually, I think it is a convoy, and the traffic build-up is from the escorts keeping people way back from it...
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dda
@ 2006-06-28 06:42:15
Still there on YahooMaps
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@ 2006-06-28 07:29:54
That means the title should be "Improbable IED in Baghdad."
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dda
@ 2006-06-28 10:08:18
Tree in baghdad
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