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Two shakes. Niger River

The Niger River is a relatively "clear" river, carrying only a tenth as much sediment as the Nile because the Niger's headlands are located in ancient rocks that provide little silt.[3] Like the Nile, the Niger floods yearly; this begins in September, peaks in November, and finishes by May.[3]

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Dunes in Sahara

The Sahara[1] in North Africa, is the one of the largest deserts in the world. Antarctica is also a desert, and is larger.[2]

It is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Atlas Mountains, the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, and the Sahel region. Inside it are parts of many countries, including Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad, and The Sudan. Most parts are uninhabited, but some people manage to survive in places where there is water.[3]

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