We tend to think that things like geographical features take hundred or even thousands of years to form, like for instance, “Lakes”.

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A sudden mysterious appearance of a lake in Africa has stirred up a huge curiosity with the locals and some head scratching with scientist.

The lake appeared seemingly overnight in the middle of a desert in Tunisia. The lake is about a hectare in area and has an average depth of 10 to 18 meters. Due to the lake’s size, people in the area set up a makeshift beach, which locals call “Gafsa Lake”. The lake formed in the middle of a drought and the area receives very little rainfall.

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  1. What is the scientific explanation for the sudden appearance of this lake?

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  2. It’s not surprising no animals are flocking to this water, “they” probably know better.

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  3. Gafsa is an oasis, so water coming from the underground nothing unusual and quite normal in such geological depression zones. However, the dimension really quite a miracle!

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