A Soninke woman paints the wall of her house in Djajibine, Mauritania Photo credit: Margaret Courtney-Clarke - reminds me of fingerpainting my bedroom walls as a teen. and look at her beautiful garment.
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.
NATURAL WONDER: Eye of the Sahara, Mauritania Africa, at first thought to be a meteor crater the 30 mile wide feature may actually be just an eroded rock outcrop, Astronauts say it's a huge eye looking at them.
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
The Sahara covers Algeria Chad Egypt Libya Mali Mauritania Morocco Niger Western Sahara Saudi Arabia Sudan and Tunisia, extending over 9000000 the largest/hottest/sunniest subtropical desert with a year-round sunshine duration of hours (or of daylight.
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