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A desert region of northern Saudi Arabia. It is noted for its red sand and sudden violent winds.
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Noun1.Nefud - a desert in northern Saudi Arabia that is noted for its red sand and violent winds
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
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To date, UASC has taken delivery of six 18,800 TEU class vessels - Barzan, Al Muraykh, Al Nefud, Al Zubara Al Dahna and Tihama, and seven 15,000 TEU class vessels - Sajir, Al Murabba, Salahuddin, Linah, Al Nasriyah, Al Dhail and Al Mashrab respectively.
Lawrence's notebooks, now in the collection of the British Library, and worked up into the magnificent prose of 'Seven Pillars of Wisdom', provide a powerful evocation of this journey through harsh and pitiless land of Nefud desert.
Switsur (1981), "Environment and Settlement during the Upper Pleistocene and Holocene at Jubba in the Great Nefud, Northern Arabia," ATLAL e Journal of Saudi Arabian Archaeology 5, 137-148.