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Nyiri Desert

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Subject: Kajiado County, WikiProject Deserts/Tasks, Chalbi Desert, WikiProject Deserts/Articles, Moçâmedes Desert
Collection: Deserts of Kenya, Kajiado County, Landforms of Rift Valley Province
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Nyiri Desert

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Nyiri Desert, also called The Nyika, Taru Desert, Tarudesert, is a desert in southern Kenya. It is located east of Lake Magadi and between Amboseli, Tsavo West and Nairobi National Parks. High proportion of Kajiado County's land area is of Nyiri Desert. Its aridity is caused by rain shadow of the Mount Kilimanjaro.

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