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Sand Dunes of Algerian Desert, Algeria

30.7N 3.6E

May 18th, 2011 Category: Deserts

Algeria - May 2nd, 2011

The Algerian Desert is located in north-central Africa and is part of the Saharan Africa. The desert occupies more than four-fifths of the territory of Algeria.

Its expansion starts from the Saharan Atlas mainly as stony desert and the becomes a more sand dune desert the farther inland you move. Many individual rows of sand dunes can be discerned upon opening the full image.

 

 

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