Qattara Depression


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Qat·ta·ra Depression

 (kə-tär′ə)
A desert basin of northwest Egypt in the Libyan Desert. Its lowest point is about 135 m (440 ft) below sea level.

Qattara Depression

(kəˈtɑːrə)
n
(Placename) an arid basin in the Sahara, in NW Egypt, impassable to vehicles. Area: about 18 000 sq km (7000 sq miles). Lowest point: 133 m (435 ft) below sea level
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Al-Sisi is working on reviving several old projects, including the Toshka project, the Qattara Depression area for generating energy, and the Golden Triangle for mining in the Eastern Desert.
In 1988, Shell had a major gas find in the north of the WD between the Qattara Depression and Lake Qarun.
IEOC also has a JV with EGPC to extract oil from the WD in the Meleiha and West Razzaq blocks in the Qattara depression.
See, the German line was about, [on] Alamein, was about 50 miles [80 kilometres] in length and, at the far end, was what they called the Qattara Depression.
In the meantime, the armed forces, in co-operation with global countries, should swiftly clear the North Coast of the landmines between Al-Alamein and the Libyan border, so as to use this region for cultivation using rainwater, while creating a giant project in the Qattara Depression for generating energy.
Council of Ministers agreed to put a new 100 thousand acres of agricultural companies and individuals to invest agricultural auction, in a number of national projects, in Toshka and the Qattara Depression, Siwa, West Owainat.
Clinging to the edge of the Qattara Depression, just shy of the Libyan border, it's enveloped for hundreds of kilometres by the Sahara desert.
In which country is the Qattara Depression - the second lowest point in Africa?
For example, an expedition to the Qattara Depression in EGYPT, costs pounds 545 per person.