Sahara Desert Map

The Sahara Desert is Earth's largest non-polar desert. Tour the Sahara using the Google map below. Click on the red icons to learn more about some of the volcanoes, irrigation, meteor impacts, sand dunes, shrinking lakes and mountains of the Sahara Desert. Use the navigation buttons to zoom and move about.

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The Sahara Desert in Africa
World's Largest Non-Polar Desert

The Sahara Desert is the largest non-polar Desert in the world. It's length spans 3000 miles across northern Africa - from the Atlantic ocean in the west to the Red Sea on the east. It's width spans from the Mediterranean Sea on the north and extends 1200 miles to the south to central Africa. It covers an area of approximately 3.5 million square miles, occupying portions of Morocco, Western Sahara, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad, Ethiopa, Eritrea and Somalia..

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World's Highest Mountain
Highest Mountain on Each Continent
World's Deepest Ocean Trench
World's Largest Lake
World's Highest Waterfall
Biggest Tsunami
Largest Earthquake
World's Deepest Lake
World's Largest Desert
World's Lowest Point Below Sea Level
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