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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 - LiveScience


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 ...


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


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)


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 - Encyclopedia of Earth


May 16, 2014 ... WWF Terrestrial Ecoregions Collection The Sahara Desert is the largest hot desert in the world and occupies approximately t.

Sahara Desert Facts - Soft Schools


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


9 Interesting Facts About The Sahara Desert. Jun 12 • Amazing Places • 45272 Views • Comments Off on 9 Interesting Facts About The Sahara Desert ...

AFRICA - Explore the Regions - Sahara - PBS


The world's largest desert, its size defies imagination: 3.3 million square miles or around ... Not surprisingly, the Sahara's name in Arabic means simply "desert."

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


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

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.