The Flint Hills are not cool and foreboding like the Sahara or Negev.
The American Interest reports that vast aquifers of water have been found beneath the Sahara desert.
In eastern Libya, that often meant a Mad Max charge across the Sahara, armed to the teeth in jury-rigged pickups and sedans.
These are the Ghosts of the Sahara, Sahrawi refugees whose Western Sahara homeland was illegally invaded by Morocco in 1975.
He said Sahara Reporters could be a model for similar sites throughout the developing world.
"You are as little fitted to cross the desert of Sahara as any one I ever met," she said.
Like the Sahara it is boundless—a symbol of solitude and desolation.
This part of the country is rich in historic reminiscences, and poor as Sahara in every thing else.
When I sent some of you fellows into this blasted Sahara, I was honest.
Had it not been for the discoveries of the great copper fields of the Sahara and in Alaska, we wouldn't have any now.
1610s, from Arabic çahra "desert" (plural çahara), according to Klein, noun use of fem. of the adjective asharu "yellowish red." Related: Saharan.
Desert in northern Africa.
Note: At approximately 3.5 million square miles, it is the world's largest desert.