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Weird Places: Mauritania's Eye of the Sahara

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hybriddyneguy (11 дней назад)
All the rain the Sahara gets must of eroded the dome!
Loko Flipz (14 дней назад)
Nah. It's Atlantis fam.
jolli moves (15 дней назад)
It is the atlantis!!! https://youtu.be/U5kEzxOb-3c
Feldhofer (1 день назад)
Wow, what a great source.
Christopher Hall (17 дней назад)
everyone saying it's Atlantis, I've seen that video and it's wrong. He says the ground below the city rose around the time the younger dryas hit, causing sea levels to rise, so if the ground and the sea level rose at the same time, and every legend ever says Atlantis sunk into the ocean, why is the supposed site for Atlantis hundreds of miles away from the ocean?
Christopher Hall (17 дней назад)
1 final point, Hank says in this video that it took millions of years for this to form, so if you were a creationist then it would make sense to you because they all believe things that take millions of years actually happen in a few hundred
Christopher Hall (17 дней назад)
also the salt deposits on the south boundary are hardly compelling evidence for the city being on the ocean shore, the ENTIRE Sahara was once the bottom of the ocean, there's salt everywhere
Fernando Franco Pires (20 дней назад)
This dude is lying
Lobsterz (21 день назад)
Wrong thats atlantis
Format4for4 Djidji's (24 дня назад)
Mauritanian government should move the capital from Nouakchott to Atlantis.
SlashZ890 (25 дней назад)
Dude, it’s Atlantis.
Elliade Asarez (25 дней назад)
Lol. This is Atlantis, undebatable.
Zeus Jansen G. Lujares (26 дней назад)
It’s Atlantis.
jesse dampare (27 дней назад)
OR, or....hear me out..................ATLANTIS
Sonsky Infante (28 дней назад)
Atlantis
Lester Manaois (1 месяц назад)
Now they say its Atlantis Thats ah fact
frilink (1 месяц назад)
It's Atlantis!!!!!!!!!
Bob Ross (1 месяц назад)
Its atlantis
em7phoenix (1 месяц назад)
It's the lost City of Atlantis. The same size, the same shape, the same description of the mountain in the north. The ancient map of Herodotus also confirms it.
Marcus Decius (1 месяц назад)
The eye of the sahara is the ancient lost city of Atlantis. Look up Brightinsight. Open your mind you will know it to be true.
Darryl Constince (1 месяц назад)
This is atlantis.
Maxx Aussie dashman (1 месяц назад)
Yep" bright insight channel !!! This is the lost city of Atlantis . As Plato described exactly . That part of africa was a sea. Even down to the exact radius 23km apart i think. This most definitely was Atlantis
TheRugbyClub HQ (1 месяц назад)
Atlantis
Alexander Witt (1 месяц назад)
It is a washed up dried up fpundstion of atlantis. The sea broke it down to ita foundation. Time turned everything else to dust and soil.
TLS_Jay YT (1 месяц назад)
This is atlantis
Victor Valenzuela (1 месяц назад)
Lies lies lies... they come again with their millions of years bull crap again. Whenever they come up with that, it means that they don’t really know anything about it
bcherbs (1 месяц назад)
Best guess science , is my favorite.
Kevin Torres (1 месяц назад)
Looks like Atlantis to me.
young dagger dick (1 месяц назад)
*ATLANTIS*
Zac Johnson (1 месяц назад)
It’s Atlantis
Silent Bob (1 месяц назад)
ITS ALSO WHERE THE CITY OF ATLANTIS WAS
Fun But Serious (1 месяц назад)
This is atlantis. It's been confirmed
Synyster Goose (1 месяц назад)
It's Atlantis
ronnie .p (1 месяц назад)
Maby atlantis.
E Poulsen (1 месяц назад)
Oh yeah and it's the City of Atlantis...
Camilo Delgado (1 месяц назад)
It’s Atlantis until someone gets his ass there to excavate and prove that there’s nothing weird underground. :)
DavidDasher (1 месяц назад)
You mean The Lost City of Atlantis????
Erivanel Dias (1 месяц назад)
It is Atlantis, no joke. The Circles are similar to description and its the same region Herodotus called atlantis on his 2 Thousand years old map.
Nikola Poiukov (1 месяц назад)
Ancient greek historias describe atlantis exactly the same so this is just atlantis for me
Lord Jimklien (1 месяц назад)
It is Atlantis.
FadedWreckage (1 месяц назад)
Atlantis
Bayz MacDonald (1 месяц назад)
I just watched a video suggesting that this place was Atlantis.
Daniël van Deutekom (1 месяц назад)
This is Atlantis. Bright Insight
Gritty Alpha (1 месяц назад)
This is Atlantis!
Melanie Ops (1 месяц назад)
Atlantis!
dkjnvf (1 месяц назад)
You almost discovered Atlantis 😂😂
Romel Chavarria (1 месяц назад)
Check out the methalithic spheres of Costa Rica.
BillHokage 777 (1 месяц назад)
See I find it amazing a study say of a human lifespan of 70 to 100 years can tell us of something that took thousands of years to happen and form. Wouldn't you think we will have to study rocks and land for that long in order to actually know what the Eye of Sahara really is or why it happened? I mean we can not even verify how ancient Egypt built the pyramids with precise calculations but we somehow know about the Eye .
alex bez (2 месяца назад)
Deeply eroded geologic dome? ... is there another one anyware on the planet?
Erik Kerschbaumer (2 месяца назад)
Atlantis.
Consis Grim (2 месяца назад)
You morons won't say a word about how this natural formation was used by the earliest egyptian ancestors. They later(much later) referred to it as Atlantis but hey stuff like that is so boring.
tolfdier (2 месяца назад)
No mention about Atlantis?
Commissar Kitty (2 месяца назад)
Its Atlantis
Ragna Rok (2 месяца назад)
Please talk a bit slower, some people are not perfect in English :).
Kade Roder (2 месяца назад)
Atlantis! Always nice to see it. Formed by an intense electrical plasma discharge, during the time of actual celestial events.
Rafat Alamgir (2 месяца назад)
This is where Atlantis was
Edward Anthony (2 месяца назад)
Anticline or Atlantis?
The Sapien (2 месяца назад)
Maybe it was an OMG lightning bolt?
Emiliano Zapata (2 месяца назад)
but...but... what about atlantiiiiis
hunter gatherer (2 месяца назад)
This is Atlantis possibly
rabblerouser (2 месяца назад)
So have we confirmed this theory or is this just a theory? Is it possible that it could be a very large and very ancient structure? If not why and what proof do we have of either? It’s nice that you state these things as fact without explaining how these ideas came to be the accepted reality.
Истина је да је Равно (2 месяца назад)
majmune to je okamenjeni panj
Q_QuestionsStuff (2 месяца назад)
Hi Herodotus & Plato sent me :)
Paul anon (2 месяца назад)
Ya that's Atlantis
Ayaha Nam (2 месяца назад)
*Bright Insight and Mysterious Middle East, bought me back here.
Over Opinionated Bogan (3 месяца назад)
Lots of people saying its Atlantis. I think you need to do another video on this thing.
vulkein (3 месяца назад)
It's the remains of Atlantis.
John Moore (3 месяца назад)
Younger Dryas Climate catastrophe + accounts of its alleged location by Solon via Plato + obvious evidence of mud/sand flow back to the ocean + tectonic plate theory = Atlantis
UbiquitousChe (3 месяца назад)
Came here because my civilization just discovered this in Civ VI.
Jett Palos (3 месяца назад)
Finally a video that doesn’t talk about Atlantis
Stephen Boyd (3 месяца назад)
It is an electrical arc discharge, to the left is a smaller version which didn't get completed. The raw power of nature at work. Wouldn't have wanted to be there when it touched.
Patrick Lloyd (3 месяца назад)
Yeah... Turns out that's where they built Atlantis the entire time... Whoop-de-fuckin-do we were trying _way_ too hard with the "Sea" aspect that we didn't see the neon arrows on dry land...
Sebastian Gruber-Kersting (3 месяца назад)
But is the huge amount of material eroded away then? I am not sure if I get this part of the theory...
calilifestyle151 (3 месяца назад)
The Lost City of Atlantis?
Albert Mag (3 месяца назад)
Just where this ancient scar is situated nestled in between the mountain ridges with the ancient river beds feeding into it ...to me, it looks like the ancient weathered and eroded remains of a giant Back-Eddy....
JessePinkman (3 месяца назад)
a natural formation where people around at the time thought "this would be a cool place for a city.." *builds Atlantis*
Resi G (3 месяца назад)
Oh load he's so wrong
Lifestyle Of Freedom (3 месяца назад)
You are a clown..first find out what was there before you do a video..its an exact place of lost Atlantis and makes perfect sense to what Plato describes. The rocks are there as left overs from this amazing man made structure before huge catastrophic event happened in the area around 11600 years ago..
Lifestyle Of Freedom (3 месяца назад)
Atlantis was here..
Blue Brain (3 месяца назад)
You said it first, Atlantis 🎩
Elle Sunshine (3 месяца назад)
Came here from bright insight channel ...loving his theory 💞
Corazon Sierra (3 месяца назад)
why is it blue?
Enjoi Tanner (3 месяца назад)
its the exact description of Atlantis
spitfire184 (3 месяца назад)
Yes, but is it Atlantis?!
chuck norris (3 месяца назад)
Odd that it matches every one of Plato's descriptions of Atlantis, which he received from his ancestor from 6 generations ago Solon, who in turn received them from his travels to egypt. https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=%23&ved=2ahUKEwii3ZvijqvdAhULJ8AKHd0vDZYQwqsBMAB6BAgKEAU&usg=AOvVaw0VTJzWxrN8ZFOD4xbU2nov
trebelclef (3 месяца назад)
no educated person would leave out the uncanny resemblance to Atlantis particularly since its measurements are almost identical to Plato's description including freshwater in the center (a well was dug to check and there was fresh water), mountains to the north, rivers in the mountains, etc
TacitIron Hav (15 дней назад)
+Ghost of Bill Cooper This is a primarily science focused show so historical conjecture is less relevant than geological interpretations in this case. Not every failure to mention some aspect of something is necessarily a dismissal.
Ashwin Mouton (24 дня назад)
What about the fact that Plato said Atlantis was located just outside the Straight of Gibraltar and was an Island the size of North Africa and Asia combined? The exact same size?
Natalia Stolarz (27 дней назад)
+Ghost of Bill Cooper talking to locals who have not seen Atlantis, because they couldn't have is not an equivalent of research. Anecdotes =/= facts. And for the record I don't dismiss the possibility of the location being Atlantis, but I will also NOT sell it as truth, even though nothing has been confirmed and no study was done to see if it's the truth. As for the "they are hiding this from us" I see in every video that has anything todo with "not mainstream science" I only have one question: why? to which I will probably get an answer along the lines of: because they want to control us. But well, yet again.. why? What is the purpose of the mysterious them controlling us? I'm sorry but I just don't see how knowledge about things long past can make me harder to control. Another thing I hate about this kind of videos is the instant demand for answers - they found something new literally a week prior to the video being published and the author of the video is already screaming "they are hiding things from us. Why don't they teach us about that in school!". (example, the tomb recently found flooded with water). a) they didn't teach us that in school, because they didn't know about it back then, b) they are not hiding anything. They just made the discovery, it's gonna take time before we have ACTUAL FACTS about the thing and not speculations or what-could-have-beens. And yet again, all the speculation is sold like it's fact.
Fredo Sinsemilla (1 месяц назад)
we wuz kangz of atlantis
Julian (3 месяца назад)
Let's talk about why Eye of Sahara looks VERY similar to Platon's Atlantida...
What about the link to Atlantis?
ITEOTWAWKI61 (3 месяца назад)
when will archeologists starts to dig up the area?
Faisal (3 месяца назад)
This is Atlantis
For Fun (2 дня назад)
+greg happening Well I have read both of the texts. And it's common sense to have a basic understanding of anything before rejecting it.
greg happening (2 дня назад)
+For Fun Oh the BI vids are just for people new to the subject yet in your last comment you refer to them as something we need to see before even having an opinion. Do your own research and reading of Plato's translated text, accounts and Solon's journey and you'll see many things don't line up.
For Fun (2 дня назад)
+greg happening The BI videos are for people new to the subject, as it's simply a report. Second, there's few if any contradictions. If anything it's not enough evidence for absolute proof. There's also not enough proof against it either. In fact, there's few if any evidence against the hypothesis.
greg happening (3 дня назад)
+For Fun The BI videos have plenty of contradictions mentioned above, why don't you look into yourself instead of just believing youtube videos that have very few references
For Fun (3 дня назад)
For anyone doubting the Atlantis theory: Keep your mouth shut until you watch Bright Insight's videos.
Bryce N (3 месяца назад)
Circles within circles... atlantis anyone?
Eshawn Clark (3 месяца назад)
Electrical discharge
keybladechosn1 (3 месяца назад)
Atlantis is Waiting
Ciro Singleterry (3 месяца назад)
people saying Atlantis might have watched Bright Insight´s Vid
Rafat Alamgir (2 месяца назад)
Ciro Singleterry yes they've
MrVlandus (3 месяца назад)
Sounds like lies to me. Looks more like it's Atlantis
Oz zY (3 месяца назад)
So it's not the lost city of Atlantis?
Adrian (3 месяца назад)
@SciShow due to recent discoveries you can clearly see that the surroundings looks exactly like a tsunami of water washed over there, and this "Eye of the Sahara" could possibly be the lost city of Atlantis! What do you think? Search for Bright Insight an look at his comparison. You're welcome!
charles stevens (3 месяца назад)
It's the lost city of Atlantis
Larry Cloyes (3 месяца назад)
So earth had a big pimple
d8ta scientist (3 месяца назад)
Atlantis 🤗
Matazuma (3 месяца назад)
The lost City of Atlantis
fallun (3 месяца назад)
ATLANTIS!
digital mop (3 месяца назад)
Is Atlantis

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