Its incredibly old. Its made completely of the purest silica quality sand. Some have suggested it was dumped from a massive tidal wave after a comet impact, that swept across Africa. That, not only melting the last ice age into the sea..but perhaps penetrating an area of sand beneath the ocean floor that burst upward and was dumped. It makes no sense as a 'desert' compared to every other in the world, which have habitats and life forms in them, no matter how sparse.
The Pyramids and the Eye of Sahara on the other side of the North African region have somehow, lost every thing that coated or sat on top of them. Landscapes in the Sahara look like the moon. Its sand is dense and deep. What is beneath it?
In some edges, on the outer of it, the Valley of the Kings emerged and completely altered Egyption history.
Yet, where the Sahara sits today, was once, a vastly forested, tropical band, that was narrower, during the Ice age period.
How long has the sand been there. How is it linked to the Pyramids? Is it linked to any other ancient peoples? Does it contain concealed caves and passages, perhaps whole, vast, undiscovered lost civilisations. There are huge, old caves deep under the pyramids.
What, is going on, with that 'completely unflawed, consistent sands with unending dunes. What if we slowly siphoned out sections within the sand, like ice core or peat bog samples? What would we discover? Doing better quality under-sand land mapping. Not a plant, ever grows in the sandy dunes that go on endlessly. That's almost unheard of in 'living deserts'. (I know, I live in a nation full of them and have been a bit lost in one once scarily (Australia)
Can we take a look at, the lands that lie, at the base of the Sahara and perhaps, what's beneath them?