Splendour of the Sahara

When one thinks of a desert, the Sahara is probably seen as an archetype. Let’s explore this huge and fascinating expanse. Sahara is derived from the Arabic word ‘The Greatest Desert’. A definition of a desert is a barren land with very small precipitation activity making living conditions plant and animal life unfavourable. By this definition the Antarctic and the Artic are the largest deserts in the world.

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