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The Eye of the Sahara (Richat Structure), Mauritania

' Eye of the Sahara' , Richat Structure, Mauritania, Africa A geological dome once thought to be caused by an asteroid, it's diameter is over

EYE OF AFRICA - MAURITANIA In the Sahara Desert of Mauritania. This natural phenomenon is a richat structure caused by the dome shaped symmetrical uplifting of underlying geology now made visible by millennia of erosion.  This can be seen on google earth.  The earth is amaze balls.  That is all.

Earth has Bullseye ~ This prominent circular feature, known as the Richat Structure, in the Sahara desert of Mauritania is often noted by astronauts because it forms a conspicuous bull's-eye on the otherwise rather featureless expanse of the desert.

El cementerio de mastodontes:    La bahía de Nouadhibou en Mauritania, probablemente el mayor cementerio del planeta. En ella se abandonan cientos de barcos de gran tonelaje, para que los habitantes de la costa los desguacen. Poco a poco, con herramientas rudimentarias y de sol a sol los habitantes de la costa destripan los cadáveres de estos gigantes.

Mauritania, Africa

Photography and Journey: Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, the Atlantic route.

Mauritania: a family adventure in the Sahara

Mauritania: a family adventure in the Sahara

Few places in the world are as otherworldly and untravelled by outsiders as the Mauritanian Sahara, yet a family holiday is surprisingly affordable, and full of magic and adventure

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Eye of the Sahara The Richat Structure, also known as the Eye of the Sahara, stands as a large bulls’-eye in the middle of Africa's Sahara desert. With a diameter that spans almost 30 miles

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Richat Structure in Mauritania is a giant circular bull's eye on the surface of the Earth, which still remains a mystery - there are various hypotheses of how it was formed, but the answer is yet to be revealed.

Risultati immagini per richat structure

Risultati immagini per richat structure

The Richat Structure, also known as the Eye of the Sahara and Guelb er Richat, is a prominent circular feature in the Sahara desert of west–central Mauritania near Ouadane. This structure is a deeply eroded, slightly elliptical, 40 km in diameter dome.

Eye of Africa, Mauritania was spotted by astronauts on early space missions. The formation has a diam. Scientists first thought a meteorite had hit the earth, causing this impression, but now is believed to be a symmetrical uplift that erosion ha