Libyan Desert


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Libyan Desert

A desert of northeast Africa in Egypt, Libya, and Sudan. It is the northeast section of the Sahara Desert.

Libyan Desert

n
(Placename) a desert in N Africa, in E Libya, W Egypt, and the NW Sudan: the NE part of the Sahara

Lib′yan Des′ert


n.
a desert in N Africa, in Libya, Egypt, and Sudan, W of the Nile: part of the Sahara. ab. 650,000 sq. mi. (1,683,500 sq. km).
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Noun1.Libyan Desert - the northeastern part of the Sahara Desert in Libya and Egypt and SudanLibyan Desert - the northeastern part of the Sahara Desert in Libya and Egypt and Sudan
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - a military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean; consists almost entirely of desert; a major exporter of petroleum
Republic of the Sudan, Soudan, Sudan - a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956
Sahara, Sahara Desert - the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa
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Below, Saqab Yousaf holding a piece of Libyan Desert glass created by a meteor hitting Libya
IN the central hall of the Imperial War Museum in London, stands a true veteran of Long Range Desert Group ("LRDG"), a 30 cwt Chevrolet truck, discovered intact in the Libyan Desert in 1980 and presented in its recovered state to the IWM three years later by the LRDG Association.
Pictures of the heavily armed masked militants watching while a pile of drums burnt in the Libyan desert is quite comical.
Libya is a different case where Egypt will probably take a more direct interest as it sees its own security directly threatened by the militias freely roaming the Libyan desert and fighting to control the wealth of coastal cities and Libya's large oil fields.
The company said, "Wintershall traditionally transports oil produced in the Libyan desert to the export facilities in the coastal towns of Ras-Lanuf and Zuetina.
Libya said the Sudanese plane had been bound for Tripoli-Matiga airport and made a refuelling stop in the Libyan desert oasis Kufra near the border to Sudan.
The painting, by artist Matthew Smith, shows the author in his uniform and was done after he returned to the UK following a plane crash in the Libyan desert which left him unfit for combat.
The meeting, according to a number of ministers, was constructive surrounded by the well-known Libyan Desert and mountain beauty.
In 1916 he was forced to land in the Libyan Desert with only a small amount of water between him and his fellow survivor.
CAIRO, Oct 30 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced Wednesday the rescue of ten out of 60 nationals who went missing in the Libyan desert after entering the western neighbor illegally on October 15.