Astronaut Hazzaa Ali Almansoori captured from ISS the Northern Africa and Sahara Desert.

Credit: Hazzaa Ali Almansoori, UAE Space Agency

The Sahara is the largest hot desert and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic. Its area of 10 million km2 is comparable to the area of China or the United States.

Reference: Hazzaa Ali Almansoori’s Tweet
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