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- Working with her colleagues, van den Heever found that when Saharan dust is in the air, the thunderstorm anvils created by Florida's convective thunderstorms tend to be a little smaller in area, but they tend to be better organized and thicker.
- This was done with the use of different formulaic manipulations of the Saharan vocabulary, creating largely invented (non-genetic) language "families".
- Scientists have discovered a huge crater in the Saharan desert, the largest one ever found there.
- It utterly dwarfs Meteor Crater in Arizona, which is about three-fourths of a mile (1.2 kilometers) in diameter.
- The Lost Dutchman Mine 3D lets you seek your fortune in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona where you will have to survive thirst, hunger, rattlers, bandits and Indians to get rich.
- Such recent diversity loss of larger species exemplifies the severely threatened ecological status of North Africa, and is particularly worrying in the current context of general decline of local populations of species still present in the desert and sub-desert habitats of the region.