A mystery rotating island has been discovered in Argentina

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A Mystery Rotating Island 'The Eye' Spotted In Argentina

There is an unusual floating island in Argentina that a group of scientists and filmmakers are hoping to explore further with the help of a Kickstarter campaign.

In a video on the project's fundraising page, producer/director Sergio Neuspiller explains that his team discovered the island while location scouting for a sci-fi horror film.

He describes the area they are calling The Eye as "a circle of land surrounded by a thin channel of water with an outside diameter of 130 yards."

They began to suspect that it may not be a natural formation based on the seemingly perfect shape of its inner and outer circles as well as images of the central area shifting over time.

After one failed expedition, some of them eventually reached the island and discovered unusually clear water, firm terrain, and a floating land mass.

The trip raised more questions, and they are hoping to raise $50,000 on Kickstarter to explore the island with a team of scientists and high-tech devices.

The campaign is scheduled to run until October 10.

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