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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A The Gobi desert B The Libyan desert C The Sahara desert D The Syrian desert 3.
Al Kharga Oasis is situated in the Libyan desert of Egypt in a depression about 160 kilometers long and 80 kilometers wide.
As the militants have been driven out of their coastal strongholds, they have moved further inland into the Libyan desert.
The incident was first reported by Al-Mismary on Tuesday, where an initial number of 16 bodies were discovered, seconding the discovery of dozens of Egyptian migrants' bodies in the Libyan desert two months ago.
View original items from the Society's Collections linked to the history of desert exploration - including newly accessible films of the Libyan Desert and Yemen's Hadhramaut from the Society's digitised collection.
IOCs, on the other hand, have become particularly wary of exploring the wilderness of the Libyan desert after an attack by al-Qaeda-linked militants on the In Amenas gas plant in neighbouring Algeria left at least 38 foreign workers dead in January 2013.
The Lancaster made a forced landing in 1942 and Group Capt Clive Stanbury loaded a propeller and other spares on a captured German lorry and set off into the Libyan desert.
Army B-24 heavy bombers left the Libyan desert on a mission.
The Italian foreign ministry said late on Monday that two of its citizens had been abducted in the Libyan desert, without giving further details.
Fighting against [illegal] migration and human trafficking has inflicted on [our forces] heavy loss of life and destroyed [our] vehicles during chasing operations in the Libyan desert, nevertheless, nobody even thanked us [for sacrifices we made]" he said.
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.