Sahara Desert

By: Stephen Stinson

This is How Sahara Desert Was Made (Full Length Documentary)

The Sahara Desert

The Sahara Desert is the largest hot desert in the world. The Sahara covers large parts of Algeria,Chad,Egypt,Libya, and even Mali.
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Abiotic factors

The parts of the ecosystem that are non-living. Abiotic factors play a major role in the environment and the abiotic factors that are specifically in the Sahara Desert are temperature, bodies of water, rainfall, and soil.

Native Plants

Native Animals

Attraction and Tours

Sand Dunes

To experience the real Sahara, you'll need to visit mountainous sand dunes. Known as ergs, these oceans of sand develop into huge hills that shift shape with the wind. Some such as the massive Grand Erg Occidental have no roads or settlements, but others are accessible to visitors.

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Sahara Desert Tour

Sahara Desert Tour offers a variety of experiences according to your needs ranging from Sunrise Tour to 8 day full experience Tours. Look at it like this tours are to find the best way that matches your plans.

Camel Riding Guides

Biomes

The birds find food like parasites and insects on an cactus. It also nests on cacti while the cacti provide food and shelter for this bird, the bird in turn helps cacti when it spreads pollen to other cacti.

Sahara Desert Threats

The Sahara desert faces many problems. One of the main reasons that it has such a small population of 2 million people is due to the little rainfall it receives. The average amount of rainfall is less than 3 inches this makes it very hard to survive which also depending on the amount of rainfall, the desert can grow bigger or smaller.

Weather

The Sahara northeasterly winds can reach hurricane level and often give rise to sand storms and dust devils. Half of the Sahara receives less than an inch of rain per year and the rest receives up to 4 inches 10 centimeters per year. The infrequent rain is usually torrential.