Those who do not know about the Sahara Desert are very few. The Sahara Desert is located in the northern part of the African continent. There are so many amazing views. So the images taken by NASA are now going viral on social media. Eye-like structure in the middle of the desert. Images of it have been shared by many on social media.
What is the eye seen in the middle of the Sahara Desert? It is a geological formation in the Sahara Desert. It is also known as the Sahara Blue Eye, Richchat Structure or Guelph Erichat. For centuries, only the local nomadic tribes knew about it. It was first photographed by Gemini astronauts in the 1960s. They were later used here as landmarks for landing sequences.
The eye in the Sahara was initially believed by astronomers to be a shock crater. The rocks in the structure have been studied for a long time. This form has been the subject of study among researchers for years. The incident took place on the Adrar Plateau near Oviedo in Mauritania.
It is also a popular destination for tourists and researchers. Yes, it’s true. Tourists have access to this place. But it’s just that the journey won’t be easy because it’s desert. To travel here you must first obtain a Mauritanian visa and find a local sponsor. After that you can complete the rest of the steps related to any of the local tour agencies.
Not only researchers but also historians are studying here. A large collection of Azolian stone tools has been found here. Observers say that it is associated with the life of primitive man.