3 edition of Sahara, the great desert found in the catalog.
Sahara, the great desert
Emile FeМЃlix Gautier
|Statement||by E. F. Gautier. Authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew. With a foreword by Douglas Johnson.|
|LC Classifications||DT333 .G32 1970b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 264 p.|
|Number of Pages||264|
|LC Control Number||79877954|
Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival is a nonfiction book written by maritime historian Dean King. It is based on two of the survivors' journals, primarily Captain James Riley's memoir Sufferings in Africa. To research the book, Dean King embarked on a National Geographic Society sponsored expedition to retrace the horrific journey of Riley and his crew across the Saharan Author: Dean King. The original bestseller of romance in the desert. Diana Mayo sets off into the Algerian Sahara with an Arab guide. She is kidnapped by Ahmed ben Hassen, the sheikh of .
Books that explore the canyons and deserts of the American Southwest, through story or experience. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. The Sahara is the second largest desert in the world. It measures 3,, square miles. The Antarctic Desert is the largest desert and measures more than 5,, square miles. In North America, the largest desert is the Great Basin Desert, which covers parts of Nevada, Utah, California and Colorado.
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A longstanding friend of the United States, he lectured in American classrooms and trod American deserts. In this book, Gautier journeys into one of the most fascinating regions of the world.
The reader becomes acquainted with the real Sahara – the one noted for its exceptional aridity and its rare destructive by: Sahara: The Great Desert [Gautier, E. F.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Sahara: The Great Desert. Sahara: The Life of the Great Desert Paperback – Janu by Marq De Villiers (Author)Author: Marq De Villiers, Sheila Hirtle. Like it or not, Europe is the source of the greatest works on the Sahara, either through direct historical connection or learning.
The definitive work on the Great Desert will, or may already be, written in French or German. This Sahara certainly is not it. Chris S/5(7).
Sahara: The Life of the Great Desert. Out of Print. By: Marq de Villiers and Sheila Hirtle. pages, B/w photos, maps. Publisher: About this book. Presents the history, peoples, climate, creatures, sights and sounds of the largest and most austere desert on earth.
Skeletons on the Zahara chronicles the true story of twelve American sailors who were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa incaptured by desert nomads, sold the great desert book slavery, and subjected to a hellish two-month journey through the perilous heart of the by: 2. The book is dedicated to WANTAM, the expedition leader and the Tuareg of AGADEZ, Niger.
SAHARA (SAHRA: desert; SAHAR: sand) is the largest desert on Earth, a great hot nothing, empty, land of thirst, a wilderness of sand, stone and barren rock. The great Sahara is called "Garden of Allah".
There is water here, deep underground, in large reservoirs.3/5(2). Paula Constant's "Sahara" is the second book about her long walk from London to the Sahara Desert. This volume is far more dramatic than "Slow Journey South" with Paula coping with relationship difficulties, less than capable guides (in some cases) and major health problems/5.
Find thousands of LDS books, movies, music and more. Looking for an LDS related gift. Find it at Deseret Book. The nonfiction book about The Sahara Desert is very intriguing. It teaches the reader about its location, how is it to live there and its timeline.
The Sahara desert is the biggest desert in the world, that consists of many different countries/5. The great desert --Climate --Organization of desert life --Structural formation --Fundamental laws of the desert surface relief --The geological past --Superficial circulation of the waters --Progressive desiccation --Oases and tanezroufts --Introduction of the camel and its consequences --Egypt --The Tibbu Sahara --Fezzan --The Tuareg Sahara --The new Sahara --Glossary.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Le Sahara. Description: xvii, pages illustrations 24 cm: Other Titles: Sahara. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gautier, E.F.
(Emile Félix), Sahara, the great desert. New York, Octagon Books, [©]. The Sahara, Morocco. iStockphoto/Thinkstock. The name Sahara derives from the Arabic noun ṣaḥrāʾ, meaning desert, and its plural, ṣaḥārāʾ.
It is also related to the adjective aṣḥar, meaning desertlike and carrying a strong connotation of the reddish colour of the vegetationless plains.
My Sahara Desert tour was included in the trip I planned for my own #mylifesatravelTRIBE Group Trips, but if you can’t make it to one, this info will help. You definitely want to go to the Sahara Desert with a company who’s not only reputable, but who has local guides as well.
ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of the 2nd French ed. of Le Sahara, with additional illustrations. Description. A glittering geographic tour of the remarkable history, peoples, climate, creatures, sights and sounds of the largest and most austere desert on earth.
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Author:Hirtle, Sheila. Sahara: The Life of the Great Desert. Book Binding:Hardback. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition:LIKENEW. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.
The Sahara (/ s ə ˈ h ɑːr ə /, / s ə ˈ h ær ə /; Arabic: الصحراء الكبرى , aṣ-ṣaḥrāʼ al-kubrá, 'the Greatest Desert') is a desert located on the African is the largest hot desert in the world, and the third largest desert overall after Antarctica and the Arctic.
Its area of 9, square kilometres (3, sq mi) is comparable to the area of Area: 9, km² (3, sq mi). "Just Deserts" was a pleasant book. I wouldn't say it was great, but it wasn't bad either. The plot was very predictable, having a stuck up, self obsorbed and unliked main character plopped in the middle of the desert by his rich daddy to try and change him for the better/5.
The great desert was born some 7 million years ago, as remnants of a vast sea called Tethys closed up The Sahara, the world’s largest non-polar desert, may be at least 7 Author: Sarah Zielinski.About the Author.
Born in South Africa, Marq de Villiers is a veteran journalist and the author of thirteen books on exploration, history, politics, and travel, including Water: The Fate of Our Most Precious Resource (winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-fiction), Sahara: The Life of the Great Desert, and Windswept: The Story of Wind and Weather/5(92).