Saturday, August 30, 2014

The Sahara

The Sahara is the largest subtropical hot desert and third largest desert after Antarctica and the Arctic. At over 9,400,000 square kilometres (3,600,000 sq mi), it covers most of North Africa, making it almost as large as China or the United States. The Sahara stretches from the Red Sea to the east, including parts of the Mediterranean coasts to the Atlantic Ocean to the west. To the south, it is delimited by the Sahel, a belt of semi-arid tropical savanna that composes the northern region of central and western Sub-Saharan Africa. Some of the sand dunes can reach 180 metres (590 ft) in height.

Hereunder are some gorgeous analogue photos of the Sahara.

first light by paapoopa

Moroccan Sahara, April 2012 by pctBK

Sahara landscape by Valery Chernodedov

your soft body by christian wind

Caravana by El Garza

504 Convoi by Photographe / Directeur Artistique

01200018.JPG by bratislav.ljubisic

Untitled by bruno*abreu

Saharan Highway by Arnaud Contreras

SAHARA by niccie

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