An Astonishing View

gmapsThis is completely fascinating…

First, go to these coordinates on Google Maps (just copy and paste into the search box):

16°51′55″N 11°57′10″E

It’s the middle of the desert in Niger. Now, zoom all the way in.  All the way…

Then you can read this article about what exactly it is you’re seeing. It’s pretty incredible.

from Viral Nova