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Richat Structure June 30, 2006

Posted by jtintle in Planets, Space Fotos.
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Richat Structure Image

Credit:

Landsat 7, USGS

Description:

The so-called Richat Structure is a geological formation in the Maur Adrar Desert in the African country of Mauritania. 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.

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