Guelta d’Archei – an oasis in the Sahara desert

Dario Menasce at the English language Wikipedia [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The Guelta d’Archei is probably the most famous guelta – a lower level of height  ground between rocks which holds water – in the Sahara. It is a barren place located in the Ennedi Plateau, in north-eastern Chad .The reservoirs of this wetland is supported by groundwater. The guelta  is  a watering place for camels. and it is also inhabited by a very small number of the Nile crocodile.
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By Desertman (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: Globe Holidays

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3 thoughts on “Guelta d’Archei – an oasis in the Sahara desert

  1. Victor Nice

    Il giorno lun 13 mar 2017 alle 20:13 e MORFES ha scritto:

    > eMORFES posted: “Dario Menasce at the English language Wikipedia [GFDL or > CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons The Guelta d’Archei is probably the > most famous guelta – a lower level of height ground between rocks which > holds water – in the Sahara. It is a barren place l” >

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  2. silviadeangelis40d

    Immagini superlative, che ho molto apprezzato
    Sei sempre originalissimo, complimenti
    Un caro saluto,silvia

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