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What is interesting and amazing fact about Sahara Desert ? ?

Asked by AWASTHI, 22 Nov '09 02:31 am
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In the Sahara Desert , there is a town named Tidikelt , Algeria , which did not receive a drop of rain for ten years.
Technically though, the driest place on Earth is in the valleys of the Antarctic near Ross Island . There has been no rainfall there for two million years.
Answered by DR DINESH SHARMA, 22 Nov '09 02:45 am

 
  
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The Sahara desert covers around 9,000,000 square kilometers and the overall area is as large as the continental United States. The Sahara desert also has the reputation of being the worlds largest hot desert!

The landforms in this desert often undergo constant change. These landforms are shaped as per the direction of the wind and the occasional rainfalls.

Although being a desert area, one can notice annual rainfall in many regions of this vast land area. There are different climates witnessed in different regions such as the subtropical climate in the northern land where as a tropical climate in the southern area. Over the years, the climate of the Sahara desert has undergone humungous changes. This desert therefore, is known for its harsh climates so typical of all deserts!

This hot desert has annual temperatures that can exceed 30 degrees C. Some of the hottest months have temperatures exceeding 50 degrees C. In the winters, the temperatures drop below freezing points. Thi ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 22 Nov '09 02:44 am

 
  
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It is most famous desert
Answered by anil garg, 26 Dec '09 10:18 pm

 
  
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