Description: The Physical Map of Algeria showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Algeria is a country located in the northern part of the Africa continent. It is a country covering 2381741 square kilometres of which more than 80% is desert. The country shares a coastline with the westernmost part of the Mediterranean Sea which is called the Alboran Sea.
The coastline goes on till 998 kilometres. The north
end of the country sports mountains, plains and plateaus
while the rest of the country of covered by the Sahara
Desert. It is also called the Maghreb.
The north-western part of the country is dominated by the Tell Atlas Mountains. Between the Tell Atlas and Saharan Atlas Ranges lies the Hautes Plateaux.
The area rises to heights of 1400 metres at the
beginning and gradually falls to a mere 400 metres
before dying out.
The Saharan Atlas ranges are higher than the Tell Atlases and are made up 3 major mountains known as the Ksour Range, Ouled-Nail Range and the Amour Range.
The water supply in these high areas are provided by the 3 oases present: Laghouat, Bechar and Biskra. Eastern Algeria is covered by the Aures Mountains. The highest point in the country lies atop Mount Tahat, standing tall at 3003 metres above sea level whereas the lowest point is called Chott Melrhir and is 40 metres below sea level.
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