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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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Tamanrasset, in southern Algeria, in the Ahaggar Mountains is famous for the most beautiful sunsets in the region of Askaram that is characterized by its mountains, and is an important destination for tourists, who visit the city of Tamanrasset where the most beautiful sunset resides.
Their home is Tamanrasset in southern Algeria, an oasis city high in the Ahaggar mountains that is the centre for the country's Touareg population.
She has been back regularly ever since, in particular to Niger's Air region, and has travelled with the Algerian Tuareg in the Ahaggar mountains. The result is a beautiful and startling book illustrated with sumptuous photographs.