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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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Visitors can also explore the golden dunes of the Nufud Desert or the captivating beauty of the countryside.
Visiting Hail in 1879, Lady Anne Blunt, granddaughter of Lord Byron, said: "Jubbah is one of the most curious places in the world and to my mind one of the most beautiful." The Shuwaymas rock paintings were discovered by Mahboub Al-Rasheedi, a teacher in a town in the Nufud Desert, in March 2001.
The worst storms hit me while I drove through northern Nufud desert between Hail and Jouf.