mountains, Africa: see SaharaSahara
[Arab.,=desert], world's largest desert, c.3,500,000 sq mi (9,065,000 sq km), N Africa; the western part of a great arid zone that continues into SW Asia. Extending more than 3,000 mi (4,830 km), from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea, the Sahara is bounded on the N by
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Le pavillon Ahaggar de la Safex accueille un stand dedie a la petite enfance.
He consulted scholars in Timbuktu, traveled to Ahaggar and other places.
Location : Tassili N%Ajjer Ahaggar Saharan Atlas, Tuat Gourara Tidiket and Tindouf
Ahaggar mountains range in Tamanghasset province as well as Ghardaia, south of
Summary: Nearly 13,000 tourists are expected in the capital of the Ahaggar, Tamanrasset (1970 km south of Algiers), during the 2009-2010 season, said on Monday the head of the local tourism department.
The Sentinel Range is white with Dust, as are the peaks of the Ahaggar, covered in Dust.
To the far south lay the mountains of Hoggar, the homelands of the warlike Tuareg and Ahaggar.
Travelling with them into the vast mountainous area of Ahaggar, in the tracks of bandits and sleeping beside caves decorated with prehistoric cave paintings, Keenan discovered that the Tuareg who, after the horrors of Algeria's war of independence had learned to survive as tourist guides, were now being starved out of their means of livelihood by the violence in the north.
Such was the description Henri Lhote gave to the rock paintings of the Tassili-n-Ajjer, the massif (a designated World Heritage Site) that lies to the northeast of Ahaggar in the Algerian Central Sahara.
oxycedrus, Olea laperrinii, Cupressus duprezziana, and Cedrus atlantica, found at various locations in the Jebel Ahaggar area, are examples of the flora that grew in that vicinity before it turned into an extreme desert.
Environ 150 exposants nationaux et internationaux s'installeront dans les pavillons Ahaggar et Casbah sur une superficie de 7.