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El Ojo de África, Mauritania   Situado en medio del desierto del Sahara, en una depresión bastante erosionada de casi 40 kilómetros de diámetro. Es tan impresionante que durante mucho tiempo los científicos pensaron que se trataba del impacto de un asteroide antiguo.

Richat Structure: A geological formation in the Maur Adrar Desert in Mauritania, Africa. Although it resembles an impact crater, the Richat Structure formed when a volcanic dome hardened and gradually eroded, exposing the onion-like layers of rock

The Richat Structure, Eye of the Sahara, in the desert of Mauritania.  The result of a complex of geologic features, not an asteroid strike as was initially thought.  NASA/GSFC/METI/Japan Space Systems, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

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.

Atnajökull Ice Cap, ISLANDIA

There are adventures everywhere in Iceland. Icecave in Solheimajokull glacier is an amazing thing. This is my beautiful country. If you ever want to see amazing nature then visit Iceland. -saedis Photo by Orvar Atli

The Boojums of Baja are incredible. The  desert is so gorgeous now. View it as you go see the whales in the birthing bays on the Pacific coast BajaSur

Cirio Near Las Tres Virgenes Volcano, Baja California / Eliot Porter / 1966

The 16thC Cathedral of Salamanca, Spain restoration in 1992 integrated modern and contemporary motifs, including a carved figure of an astronaut. The use of this motif was in the tradition of cathedral builders and restorers including contemporary motifs among older ones as a way of signing their works. The person responsible for the restoration, Jeronimo Garcia, chose an astronaut as a symbol of the 20thC.

Cathedral of Salamanca constructed in 1102 features magnificent stone carvings on all its walls, but one of them appears to be a fully dressed astronaut in a space suit. What a century astronaut is doing on the walls of a c.

CrystalCave, where Pebblefoot shares tongues with StarClan.

The deep blue Crystal Cave of Svmnafellsjvkull (CORR) in Skaftafell, Iceland was created by the glacier from Vrffajvkull Volcano's icecap meeting the coastline. The deep blue color is due to centuries of compression removing air from the ice.

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ThanksGuinea-Bissau is a small country in West Africa. Complex patterns can be seen in the shallow waters along its coastline, where silt carried by the Geba and other rivers washes out into the Atlantic Ocean.

People have been finding strange holes in Russian forests.  This has been occurring since the end of the 1980s. This strange phenomenon consists of deep holes that appear suddenly in the dense forests, in those places that no truck or car can get to, let alone drill anything. If these holes are being dug, there is no soil around these holes that indicate that they have been drilled. People who have gone down these holes havent found anything, and there is no answer on how these holes are

People have been finding strange holes in Russian forests. This has been occurring since the end of the These deep holes that appear suddenly in the dense forests, in those places that no truck or car can get to, let alone drill anything.

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