Sahara Desert

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the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa


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The Sahara Desert covers most of Northern Africa and it has gone through shifts in temperature and moisture over the past few hundred thousand years.
The Sahara Desert is one of the driest and hottest places on Earth and rests just a few hundred feet above sea level, surrounded by the Atlas Mountains.
Event fundraiser Mark Pearson, who also braved the desert with the team, said: "Our Sahara Desert Trek group have just been incredible.
com/Charlotte-Smith41/ Lepton resident Charlotte Smith, in training for her trek to conquer the Moroccan Sahara Desert, inset, |in a bid to relieve the plight of African children desperate for medical care
The Marathon des Sables is run in the Sahara desert (main)
That's why she's heading off to the sweltering heat of the Sahara Desert to run six back to back marathons while also carrying all of her own equipment.
But it's a feature found in the no-man's-land Tnr region of the Sahara Desert that really raises eyebrows.
A RESCUE worker has told of the worst day of his life after the bodies of 92 migrants - mostly women and children - were found in the Sahara Desert.
THE bodies of 92 migrants have been found after they died of thirst when the trucks they were travelling in broke down in a desolate area on the edge of the Sahara desert, officials in Niger say.
They may have left this earth millions of years ago, but an expat in Dubai is currently attempting to sell what he says is a dinosaur egg he dug up in the Sahara desert.
Summary: Runners tackle the Sahara Desert in gruelling Marathon de Sables.
The attack comes nearly a fortnight after a deadly Islamist attack on a gas plant in Algeria's southern Sahara desert, in a hostage-taking siege that ended with the deaths of almost 40, mostly foreign, captives.
It is, however, different from them in the sense that here is a film that captures experiences of travel without return, not the least because it seeks to highlight how the hazards of clandestine migration from West Africa to Europe through the Sahara Desert constitute an impossibility to the realization of cosmopolitan aspirations.
Tunisia has declared its part of the Sahara Desert area in North Africa a "closed military zone" requiring authorisation to travel there.