By Alyshia Benda
Ogaden Desert Information
It is a arid reigon, inhabitited mainly by Somali pastoral nomads. The region was conquered by Menelik II of Ethiopia in 1891. A clash between italian and Ethiopian troops at the watering hole of Welwel, and Ogaden was used as a pretext by Italy to begin a war against Ethiopia.
the desert is a plateau. It has an elevation between 300 and 1500 meters. higher elevation is semi-arid.
ogaden desert walk