Nubian Desert

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an arid sandstone plateau in northeastern Sudan between the Nile and the Red Sea

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It extends along most of Egypt's eastern border and merges into the Nubian Desert in the south.
Summary: AL-SHIRIK, Sudan: Dust-covered miners criss-cross Sudan's Nubian desert, absorbed by the drone of the pan-shaped metal detectors with which they scour the ground in search of gold.
Six weeks later Jenniskens was standing in the Nubian Desert of northern Sudan with Muawia Shaddad and a busload of 45 students and staff from the University of Khartoum, where Shaddad teaches physics.
Bedouins by the Lake: Environment, Change, and Sustainability in Southern Egypt" is a look at how the Bedouin people adapted to the Nubian Desert regions in Egypt as their homeland.
On October 7, 2008, an asteroid the size of a car blazed through the atmosphere and crashed into the Nubian Desert in the African nation of Sudan.
The 80-tonnes 2008 TC3 had a diameter of four metres and exploded at an altitude of 37km before it landed in the Nubian Desert in Sudan.
He built a railway across the Nubian desert to transport his troops to the final devastating confrontation at Omdurman in 1898.
Yesterday round the world motorbike adventurer Nick Sanders told the Daily Post that he had survived being lost in the arid Nubian Desert in Sudan, while cycling around the world, by following a bird.
The action was often a lot slower on the 3,000 square miles of Lake Nasser in the Nubian desert and later in the trip McIntyre went four days without a take, before contacting the 184lb trophy fish.
I spent my 22nd birthday on Wadi Halfa station waiting for the steam train to go to Khartoum across the Nubian desert which is an incredible journey.
The second section of north, east and central Africa begins with Briggs' study of adaptation tb changing environmental conditions following the creation of Lake Nasser by the Bedouin of Egypt's Nubian desert, who have shown themselves able to accumulate and assess new environmental knowledge.