Sharq El Owainat Crop Circles in Egypt

Sharq El Owainat is an agricultural plot in the Sahara Desert located about 180 miles from the nearest city and 130 miles from the Toshka Lakes. Crop circles in Sharq El Owainat in Egypt are seen here in this Image of the Day. Here, crops are irrigated by the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System, which allows these plants to grow in the middle of the hot, dry desert. This image was taken from the International Space Station.

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