Lupoff, Richard A. "The Secret of the Sahara"
Divergence: c 1860 CE
What if: Jules Verne's story of the creation of an inland sea in the Sahara were true.
Summary: In the late 20th century, archaeologists explore ancient ruins exposed by the tidal action of the new sea.
Published: In The Mammoth Book of New Jules Verne Adventures (eds. Mike Ashley and Eric Brown), Carroll & Graf 2005 (0786714956BUY).