Tour of africa
features sahel, madagascar, sahara desert, kalahari desert
- The sahel is the semiarid region between the sahara to the north and the savannas to the south.
- The sahel forms a belt that separates the arid sahara from the tropical west.
- At least 8 months of the year are dry and the rainfall averages 4 to 8 inches per year.
- The sahel has natural pasture, with low growing grass and tall trees.
- The kalahari desert is an arid plateu region that spans three countries and covers 100,000 square miles in southern africa
- The kalahari lies between the orange and zambezi rivers
- Grass grows throughout the kalahari during the rainy season
- The sahara desert is the worlds largest desert,comprising an area of 3,500,000 square miles
- The sahara is bordered on the north by the atlas mountians and the mediterranean sea, and on the south by the sahel
- regions of sand dunes cover 15 percent of the sahara
- The sahara is one of the harshest climates in the world
- Madagascar is from the east africa coast by the mozambique channel
- Madagascar is made up of a highland plateau, which is now largely defrosted
- The economy of madagascar is overwhelmingly agricultural