Sugar 50 centuries ago

• Sugars 50 centuries ago

Sugar - one of the great deserts of the world. It stretches almost the whole of North Africa, taking as many as nine million square kilometers. Strictly speaking, the Sahara desert covers almost a third of the Dark Continent. Almost nowhere else to such high temperatures in summer the thermometer scale rises to 57 degrees Celsius. But it was not always so. Hard to believe, but Sahara has not always been a hot desert.

Sugar 50 centuries ago

5,000 years ago, one of the most arid desert, and one of their places in the world was full of life. Western Sahara desert, it exists today, could enter the list of 12 major water reservoirs.

Sugar 50 centuries ago

The French researchers have revealed ancient river channels: they believe that the desert has supported the existence of a huge number of living organisms.

Sugar 50 centuries ago

People can not understand the speed at which the climate is changing. Just a couple of thousand years the Sahara has evolved from a hot oasis in the wasteland. It can happen anywhere. - Russell Vin exobiologist.

Sugar 50 centuries ago

The first computer simulation of the Sahara took place back in 2013. Then scientists could not believe their same calculations: according to the information received, the constant monsoon rains kept the existence of a vast ecosystem where there was a place for man and fish.

Sugar 50 centuries ago

Some researchers believe that the changed climatic situation was the main reason for the migration of people from Central Africa.

Sugar 50 centuries ago

The French researchers managed to find even an ancient river system, fueled by high rainfall. Scientists believe that the entire territory of the Sahara crossing the river Tamanrasset, which flows into the Atlantic Ocean in the area of ​​Mauritania.

Sugar 50 centuries ago

Tamanrasset could well enter into the list of the longest rivers in the world, surpassing even the Amazon.

Sugar 50 centuries ago

This information came as a surprise to the scientific world. Just two years ago, scientists were convinced that the monsoon does not provide enough precipitation to feed such a huge river.

Sugar 50 centuries ago

The data were obtained using the Japanese satellite ALOS. Based on new information, the researchers were able to draw a conclusion about the rich plant and animal life that flourished on the territory of the now arid desert.

Sugar 50 centuries ago

But things can return to normal. Scientists have found out over the last 200,000 years, this area has changed nine times, that is, after a few thousand years of sugar can again become a huge oasis.