Fun facts about the desert:

  • In the video game Mario Kart 64, there is a racetrack named the ‘Kalamari Desert,’ which is named after the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa.

  • The Sahara Desert is located in northern Africa. It goes through 12 different countries.

  • The original meaning of the word desert is “an abandoned place.”

  • Deserts can be good locations to farm solar energy.

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