The Great Sahara Desert: The Biggest Desert In The World

The biggest desert in the world is also known as The Great Sahara Desert. The Sahara includes Egypt Chart Algeria Mali Libya Mauritania Nigeria .Western Sahara includes the larger Sudan and Tunisia, world’s largest hot desert. The Sahara Desert is about 3000 miles to its east.  But it is spread from the Nile River to the Red Sea, in the south, the Sahara Desert is surrounded by the Atlas Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. It is spread over 31% of the continent of Africa, its area is more than many countries.

The Sahara desert is very hot, you can get rid of the fact that there is very little rain here and the rainwater turns into vapor as soon as it falls on the ground, but here the most surprising thing is, there are 4 crore people and trees and plants and 1 vegetation are living here. Meteor bodies were also discovered here in 2006. Despite being so hot, people come here in large numbers.

History of this desert:-

The Great Sahara Desert: The Biggest Desert Of The World
Moroccan man walks through the Sahara Desert

While researching the Sahara desert, said that about 6000 years ago, there used to be a lot of green lands. Sometimes there was a lot of rain in the Sahara, but suddenly the climate change. There was a lot of change which affected it a lot and on seeing the Sahara it turned into a desert. Thousands of years ago people lived here on the edge of the desert and due to climate change, it became very hot, due to which people had to leave and find a different place to live. Dinosaur fossils were also found in the Sahara desert. Traces of agriculture from 4000 years ago have also been found here 16 00 years ago. The earth was changed in the far distance, due to which Africa became desert.

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1# The mysterious thing in the Sahara desert:-

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Tuareg with camels on the western part of The Sahara Desert in Morocco. The Sahara Desert is the world’s largest hot desert.

All of you will be very desperate to know the mystery of the Sahara desert, the most unique mystery that has been found here is that the blue eye structure can be seen here, these eyes are eroded in the beds of this land, but it seems just like a human eye. This eye can be seen from space. Even we have proof from NASA regarding this.  The river was formed and used as drinking water of this river, the animals of the whole Sahara desert remain alive, the water of this river never dries up, but due to the excreta of the camels, this water turned black.

2# Life in This place:-

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Ait Benhaddou – Ancient city in Morocco North Africa

Do you think that anyone can live in this desert too, if not then we will tell you that people like to live in the Sahara Desert too, Tuareg people live in the Sahara desert, which is from African countries like Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Algeria, Libya, and Tunisia. These people live in the form of tribes in the form of families.  Be and these people are very adept at making things like amulets, jewelry, etc.

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3# Flora of this place:-

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An image of a nice desert sunset

You will be surprised to know that tree plants and vegetation are found in the Sahara desert too, but it is absolutely true that some major plants and flora are found in the desert, which we would like to inform you about, among which olive tree leptin date palm desert thyme Acacia Dum Palm is a major desert loci, even after the harsh and clean environment of the wine, there are many places where there are plant species.

4# Wildlife of The Sahara desert:-

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Sand dunes in the Sahara Desert, Merzouga, Morocco

The wildlife of the Sahara Desert is still alive, in which many animals are found, some special animals are Catfish Ostrich Desert Elephant Barbari Sheep Wild Ass Dhama Deer. These are all animals that are found in the Sahara Desert. Many birds are also found in the Sahara.  They have many different species. Algae and other crustaceans are found in the lakes and pools of the Sahara. Animals and birds in the Sahara Desert feed on spiral cells as food, and among the rocks, lizards, chameleon skeletons and cobras are also found.

5# Temperature of the Sahara desert:-

Camel caravan going through the Sahara desert in Morocco at sunset

The Sahara is the hottest desert in the world with an average temperature of 86 °F or 30 °C.  The temperature varies, with the highest temperature going up to 142 °F and 50 °C Celsius.

6# Economic conditions of this place:-

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Moroccan man walks through the Sahara Desert

It was only after the Second World War that the trade of mineral resources started from the Sahara Desert. The Sahara Desert is considered to be the center of all minerals like natural gas, oil, coal, etc. The economy of the Sahara Desert did well due to the trade of these minerals.

7# Train tour of Sahara desert:-

Would you have thought that a train can run in a place like the Sahara Desert? the answer is yes! there is a railway to travel here so that tourists can roam the whole desert and enjoy the whole Sahara Desert. A long ago some French travelers were killed due to which this train was banned but later it was restarted. If you have planned a visit to this place then you should definitely try the train tour. This will be one of your one best journies.

Interesting facts about this desert:-

1.     The name of the Sahara desert is derived from the word Sahara which means desert in the Arabic language.

2.     The temperature here works very differently which goes above 56 °C during the day and snow collateral temperature at night which goes below zero.

3.     Talking about the area of ​​the Sahara desert, this desert has surrounded 8% of the whole world, this desert is spread in a total of 11 countries.

4.     The world’s longest river Nile also passes through the Sahara Desert which passes the eastern part of the Sahara Desert.

5.     The last snowfall was seen in Sahara on December 19, 2016, which happened after 37 years before snowfall was seen in 1979.

6.     Many cities in the Sahara desert reach a height of more than 180 meters, the highest point of this desert is Mount Kosi in Chaad, which is an extinct volcano whose height is 3415 meters.

7.     More than 12000 camels are used only for trade in the Sahara desert.

8.     The most commonly spoken language here is Arabic.

9.     Somewhere in the Sahara desert, you will also get to see well rivers and waterfalls, which in themselves seem like a big surprise.

10. A lake is also found in the Sahara desert whose water is salty.

So that’s it for this article, please share your comments about The Great Sahara Desert. Let us know in the comment section what do you think of this place.

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