Chalbi desert is composed of saline and alkaline sediments and stabilised sand dunes; a resulting formation of the old bed of Lake Chalbi. During the Pleistocene (1.8mya to 10,000 years BP) this lake drained the volcanoes of marsabit. It has since dried up to form the extensive Chalbi desert.
- https://beginnorthadventures.com/travel-to-chalbi-desert/ Chalbi Desert | Lake Chalbi
- http://www.geographic.org/geographic_names/name.php?uni=-3097381&fid=3295&c=kenya Chalbi Desert
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