Araouane, Mali • Earth.com

Last update: December 13th, 2019 at 8:00 am

Araouane, Mali

Lost among the dunes of the Sahara, this village is home to only around 300 families. There is nowhere near enough rainfall to grow crops, and Araouane is dependent on the salt trade. In the summer of 1945, the temperature here hit 130 degrees.

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