Egypt Sahara

           

 

 

  

 


 
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Also called “The Great Desert", the Egypt Sahara desert is the biggest hot desert in the world, laying on a 9,000,000 square kilometers. Being large as the United State continent is, the Sahara desert covers parts from the Mediterranean coasts, of the Northern Africa and some parts that stretch from the Red Sea. Important parts from Tunisia, Algeria, Sudan, Mali, Egypt, Chad, Morocco, Libya, Niger and Mauritania are also covered by the Sahara desert. In its North area, the Sahara Desert reaches to Egypt (to the Mediterranean Sea) and covers parts from Libya. The desert borders some shrubs, woodland and Mediterranean forest from the Africa North, where the climate is a Mediterranean one, with a rainy season. The specialist says that the Sahara Northern limit corresponds to the Northern limit of the cultivation of the Date Palms and to the southern limit of the Stipa tenacissima, also called the Esparto, which is a grass. More, the Sahara's Northern limit corresponds to the threshold of 100 millimeters of precipitation in a year. But the climate in Sahara is a very dry one, the precipitations are extremely rare; only 2 centimeters of water in a year wet the half of Sahara and the most 10 centimeters in a year wet the rest of the desert. The rainfalls may appear after very long periods and are in general torrential. In the desert of Sahara the dust devils and the sand storms can be met, because of the wind that comes from the North-East. In the Sahara Desert animals can be met, such as: goats, sand vipers, a big white antelope called addax, monitor lizards, dromedary camels and the death stalker, a scorpion that has two toxins in his venom, generally fatal. There is also some vegetation, like the olive trees, in oases areas.

 
 

 

Egypt Sahara

 

 
 
 
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Egypt Western Desert

 

 
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Egypt Crystal

 

 
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Egypt Sahara
 

 

Egypt Sahara
 

 

 
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Upper Egypt

 

 
 

 

 

 



 

 
 

 

 

 



 

 
 

 

 

 


 

 

 
 

 

 

 



 

 
 

 

 


 

 

 
 

 

 



 

 
 

 

 



 

   

 


 

 

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