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Synonyms for Nafud

a desert in northern Saudi Arabia that is noted for its red sand and violent winds

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The Jubbah Basin sequence in the Great Nafud Desert of northern Saudi Arabia provides important information about changes in environment as seven major sedimentary units were identified in 26 metres of deposits (Garrard et al 1981) (Figure 3).
Um Ruqaibah, Safar 2, 1434, Dec 15, 2012, SPA -- The vast Nafud desert fields witnessed over the past two days heavy attendance by participants in the festival of King Abdulaziz Pageantry Award For Camels at its 13th session.
She is the first European woman to have made a recorded journey to Central Arabia, travelling with her husband through the Nafud Desert to the Nejd.
Friday, car crews and riders tackle the first of three demanding selective sections across the Kingdom's An Nafud desert.
One stage will be similar to the one that was used across the An Nafud desert in 2014, a second has around 85% of new tracks and the third is completely new.
The sand of Nafud is reddish in color unlike the yellowish hue in other deserts.
HAIL: ARAB NEWSThe Saudi duo of Owaid Mansi and Hamad Nasser snatched victory from Khalaf Joan Al-Shammeri and Joan Al-Shammeri on the final selective section of the FIA-sanctioned Ha'il International Rally, the Kingdom's premier off-road motor sport event, across the An Nafud desert on Thursday.
HAIL: ARAB NEWSThe Toyota Land Cruiser Saudi crew of Khalaf Joan Al-Shammeri and Joan Al-Shammeri were the unofficial new leaders of the FIA-sanctioned Hail International Rally, Saudi Arabia's premier off-road motor sport event, after the fourth selective section across the An Nafud desert on Wednesday.
Saudi driver Yazeed Al-Rajhi extended his advantage in the Hail International Rally from 22min 18sec to 51min 28sec after setting the fastest time in the second 258km selective section through Saudi Arabia's expansive An Nafud desert yesterday.