Algerian Desert

Algerian Desert

The Algerian Desert is a located in north-central Africa and is part of the Saharan Africa.

The desert occupies more than four-fifths of the Algerian territory.

Its expansion starts from the Saharan Atlas, more or less as a stony desert and the farther inland you get the more of a sand dune desert it becomes.

In the southwestern parts is the mountain range Tassili n’Ajjer located.

The highest official temperature was 50.6 °C (123.1 °F) at In Salah.


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