The Sahel is the ecoclimatic and biogeographic zone of transition between the Sahara desert in the North and the Sudanian savannas in the south.

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Connected Sites

Air and Téneré: The Aïr constitutes a Sahelian enclave surrounded by a Saharian desert (AB ev)
Djoudj: "semi-arid Sahelian climate" (unep)
Island of Saint-Louis: "Part of the Sahel, a transitional desertic band that separates ?[?] the dunes of the Sahara from the baobabs of the savanna?, [1] Saint-Louis? landscape is characterized by occasional acacias and is disturbed by sand storms during the dry season." Wiki


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