Waw an Namus, An Incredible Land In Libya Like A Part Of The Moon

Monday, May 7, 2012

Can you believe that this photos is a part of the planet Earth?!

It is an image of Mount Waw an Namus in Libya, which is a geological formation wondrous located in south-central Libya, where the dark basalt volcanic mixed with green trees and plants, and blue lakes surrounding the center of the desert golden sand , to make all of them a very beautiful painting!

Waw an Namus Mount is a volcanic mountain its crater stretched over an area of 10 to 20 km and at altitudes of 575 meters, surrounded by three lakes with a variety of plants such as reeds and bamboo and palm trees.

This place is a nature reserve of some rare creatures, where scientists have discovered 16 new species of mosquitoes in this region!

The tourists said that Waw an Namus is like "a piece of the moon fell on the ground!", and If you look at it from a satellite you feel the accuracy of this analogy, as in this photo:

And you can see this by yourself throw this link  Wikimapia – Waw An Namus

For more information visit Wikipedia