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Definition of the noun libyan desert

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  1. the northeastern part of the Sahara Desert in Libya and Egypt and Sudan


The Libyan Desert, also known as the Western Desert, forms the northern and eastern part of the Sahara Desert and covers an area of approximately 1,100,000 km. The desert extends approximately 1100 km from east to west, and 1,000 km from north to south, in about the shape of a rectangle. The Libyan Desert covers eastern Libya, western Egypt and northwestern Sudan. Like most of the Sahara Desert, this desert is primarily sand and hamada or stony plain.

  • also known as 利比亚沙漠
  • part of Sahara

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LIBYAN DESERT, that part of the Sahara or Great Desert which lies E. of Fezzan ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1915)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

In the Roman period the name Africa was generally used for the continent as a whole, while the name Libya was applied specifically to what is now known as the Libyan Desert (q.v.), together with the strip of land just north thereof, lying along ...

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