In Sahara, Salt-Hauling Camel Trains Struggle On

Chris Rainier, National Geogaphic News

This National Geographic site features an article about camel caravans that have, since the Middle Ages, navigated the Sahara Desert in search of salt. Caravans often numbering more than hundred still journey to the salt mines of Taudenni, 500 miles (800 kilometers) north of Timbuktu.

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Subject: Geography:Human/Cultural
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work