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Les the Scientist
08/11/2004 02:56:38 »
How deep is the sand in the Sahara and what's underneath ?
Re: Sahara Desert
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08/11/2004 09:21:10 »
200 feet is the average depth of sand. Don't know for sure what's under it. I remember reading somewhere that there was an ancient riverbed beneath it, then I read that wasn't true. I know it's a high contour desert with lots of rock and quartz formation. Underneath it all...sandstone?