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The route is across the pitiless expanse of the Tenere desert toward Morocco, via Algeria.
AoCarla Perrotti is an extraordinary woman, a citizen of the world who has left her dynamic footprint in many of the worldAAEs most challenging deserts, including the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, the Simpson Desert in Australia, the Tenere Desert in Niger, and the snake-infested Kalahari Desert in southern Africa.
There are two major routes to smuggle cigarettes into Libya, through the Algerian desert and from Niger through the Tenere desert, and by sea.
Desmond Clark and a team of colleagues set off from the village of Iferouane in the Air Mountains, located along the north-western edge of the Tenere Desert in the Central Sahara of Niger, to document the cultural sequence of the Adrar Bous granite ring formation, with the goal of investigating how prehistoric humans adapted to the environmental changes that occasionally made this dry environment more hospitable.
In 1983, Yamaha produced the first XT600Z Tenere, named after the Tenere desert in Southern Sahara.
In 1983 Yamaha produced the first XT600Z Tenere, named after the Tenere desert in Southern Sahara.
The aircraft crashed into the Tenere Desert in northeastern Niger, killing all 170 passengers and crew, including seven Americans.
This is not a Japanese word but Touareg, the name of an area north east of Agadaz, Niger, where the caravans begin their journey into the vast Tenere desert to collect salt at Bilma, a distance of 750 km.
In his second as-seen-on-TV project, Oxford don Nick Middleton (right) went narwhal hunting amid the ice of northern Greenland, ventured into the deepest Congo with Biaka pygmies, travelled with a caravan of Tubu women across the Tenere desert and suffered mosquito hell in the swamps of Papua New Guinea.
In the Tenere Desert I donned a turban to walk with a camel train as they carried salt across the dunes and had a moment of panic because I kept stopping for a swig of water and found it impossible to keep up.
When the possibility of a scheduled French flight to Tripoli was mooted three years ago - this after the partial lifting of economic sanctions against Tripoli - the French pilots association let it be known that none of its members would fly the route because of Libya's alleged role in the September 19, 1989 explosion of a UTA DC-la air-craft over the Tenere desert in Niger, resulting in 170 fatalities.
Sereno discovered the 110-million-year-old fossil (an organism's preserved remains) half-buried in the scorching sand of Niger's Tenere Desert in Africa.