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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.

Sahara - Wikipedia

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The Sahara is the largest hot desert in the world, and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic. Its area of 9,200,000 square kilometres ...

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 ...

The Sahara Desert: Wildlife, Plants, People and Cultures, Interesting ...

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The Sahara Desert is the world's largest hot desert, covering much of North Africa . The adaptations of the wildlife and plants to the treacherous environment are ...

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.

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) ...

Stunning photos capture rare snow in the Sahara Desert

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Dec 21, 2016 ... Incredible photos capture freak snowfall in the Sahara Desert, believed to be first time it has fallen on the unforgiving red dunes in almost 40 ...

First Sahara desert snow in 40 years captured in photographs | The ...

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Dec 21, 2016 ... An amateur photographer has captured rare and beautiful images of the first snowfall in the Sahara desert for nearly 40 years. Karim ...

Sahara | desert, Africa | Britannica.com

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Dec 14, 2015 ... Sahara, (from Arabic ṣaḥrāʾ, “desert”) largest desert in the world. Filling nearly all of northern Africa, it measures approximately 3,000 miles ...

AFRICA - Explore the Regions - Sahara - PBS

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The Sahara has mesmerized outsiders for centuries. The world's largest desert, its size defies imagination: 3.3 million square miles or around 25 percent of ...