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The Sahara is the largest hot desert, and the third largest desert after Antarctica and the Arctic. Its area of 9,400,000 square kilometres (3,600,000 sq mi)is ...

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: 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 Was Once Lush and Populated - Live Science

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Jul 20, 2006 ... Just a few thousand years ago, humans followed monsoon rains to the Sahara Desert and were greeted with lush vegetation and plentiful ...

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, 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 ...

9 Interesting Sahara Desert Facts - Conservation Institute

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Jun 12, 2013 ... Interestingly, “Sahara,” in Arabic, means desert. Therefore, any reference to the “ Sahara Desert” is a bit redundant. Some of the acts about this ...

Sahara Desert - New World Encyclopedia

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The Sahara, located in Northern Africa, is the world's largest hot desert and second ... The top image shows the Safsaf Oasis on the surface of the Sahara.

The Sahara Desert: Hot Sands of Africa - Social Studies for Kids

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The Sahara Desert is one of the world's most recognizable places. It is also one of the harshest places to live.

Sahara Desert Facts - SoftSchools

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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  ...

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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.