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    • Rada Vassil

      The Eye of the Sahara, or also known as the Richat Structure, is a mysterious and surreal landscape in the Sahara Desert. At almost 25 miles in diameter, it can be seen from outer space and looks like a gigantic bulls eye.

    • Olga Alekss

      "The Richat Structure (Mauritania) is definitely an alien looking formation. It is located in the Sahara desert with a diameter of 30 miles. It has become a landmark for space shuttle crews because of the bull's eye shape is has. It was first thought to have been caused by a meteor because of the circular indentation, but has now be concluded its a result of erosion."

    • ☼♁☾∆ Enchanted ☼♁☾∆

      Strange Place: “Eye of The Earth” Looking at the Richat Structure from space. Scientists originally thought it was a crater formed by a meteorite, but it was ruled out. It's in the middle of the Sahara Desert of West-Central Mauritania.

    • Judy Henderson

      Since the beginning of space missions, the Earth’s bulls-eye caught the interest of astronauts in the otherwise featureless Sahara Desert. Over the years, it has become a landmark for astronauts. At first, the circular pattern was thought to have been a meteorite impact, but now the 31 mile wide bulls-eye, called the Richat Structure, is believed to be uplifted rock, a circular anticline, laid bare by erosion. Some people call this bulls-eye in the Sahara the “Eye of Africa.” [14 pics]

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