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The Aïr Mountains location map

The Aïr Mountains

The Aïr Mountains are a mountain range in the southern Sahara. Due to their altitude they are more humid than the surrounding desert and feature a large number of rare plants and animals. As such the Aïr has been declared an UNESCO world heritage site - together with parts of the adjacent Ténéré desert. This view shows the central part of the mountains from the southeast with the westmost part of the Ténéré in the foreground.

View: The Aïr Mountains
Location: Lon 10.658°
Lat 18.384°
Altitude: 39 km
Direction: 280°
Camera Angle: 42°
User Rating: 2.8
Location Map:    Visible Topography
The Aïr Mountains location map
The Aïr Mountains
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