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The Richat Structure

Tuesday, 19th July 2005 by

The Richat Structure in central Mauritania is a stunning geological structure 50 kilometres across (Wikipedia entry). Once thought to be an impact crater, it is actually a sedimentary formation that has eroded flat over many eons. Apparently there’s a hotel smack-bang in the middle of it. There are also several other similar structures in the Sahara, such as the Jebel Uwaynat (thumbnail #2) which was used to define the borders…

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