Desert Facts – 75 Interesting Facts About The Desert

Desert fun facts

Xerocoles, is the term given to the animals that can live in desert.

Highest peak in Sahara is the volcano Emi Koussi in the Tibesti Mountains in northern Chad.

Sahara Desert consists of 30% sand and 70% gravel.

The Sahara is only in a dry period and is expected to be green again in 15,000 years.

Atacama desert receives 0.1 mm rainfall every year.