This anomaly was first noticed by Mike Nolan . In 2009 , his colleague Roy Bayfield noted that a region that should have existed according to Google Earth, actually did not exist . This anomally was justified by Google as a " copyright resolving issue " . A similar anomaly is observed in the movie simpsons . What is the term given to such a bizarre piece of information provided in which a place existant on a google map , does not really exist ? and give funda behind the term.