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The Sahara is the largest hot desert in the world, and the world's third largest desert after Antarctica and the Arctic. Its surface area of 9,400,000 square ...

The Sahara: Facts, Climate and Animals of the Desert - Live Science

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Sep 12, 2012 ... The Sahara is the world's largest hot desert and covers most of northern Africa. It is home to a wide variety of animals.

The Sahara Desert: Location, Landscape, Water and Climate ...

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Shot of Sahara Desert made possible by NASA's MODIS instrument (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer). Data collected from June through Sept ...

Sahara | desert, Africa | Britannica.com

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Dec 14, 2015 ... (from Arabic ṣaḥrāʾ, “desert”) largest desert in the world. Filling nearly all of northern Africa, it measures approximately 3000 miles (4800 ...

Sahara Desert: Profile (Geography, Climate, Wildlife)

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The Sahara Desert is located in the northern portion of Africa and covers over 3,500,000 square miles (9,000,000 sq km) or roughly 10% of the continent ( image) ...

Sahara Desert Facts - Soft Schools

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The Sahara Desert covers the majority of Northern Africa. It is the third largest desert in the world and also the hottest. The borders of the Sahara Desert include  ...

9 Interesting Sahara Desert Facts - Conservation Institute

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Jun 12, 2013 ... First of all, just where is the Sahara Desert? Take a peek at northern Africa on a map, and most of what you in fact see is the Sahara. From the ...

Ancient Africa for Kids: Sahara Desert - Ducksters

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Kids learn about the history of the Sahara Desert and how it impacted the culture and lives of the people living in North Africa. Discover the landforms, size, ...

Sahara Desert Map - See Pyramids, Volcanoes, Sand Dunes and ...

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The Sahara Desert in Northern Africa - The largest non-polar desert in the world- by Geology.com.

AFRICA - Explore the Regions - Sahara - PBS

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Not surprisingly, the Sahara's name in Arabic means simply "desert." Camel caravans looking for gold, ivory, grain, salt and slaves made the Sahara the world's ...

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The Sahara is the world's second largest desert, after Antarctica.
At over 9,400,000 square kilometres (3,630,000 sq mi), it covers most of Northern Africa, making it almost as large as Europe or the United States.