Nubian Desert

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

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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.
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 quarries of the Western Nubian Desert and the ancient road to Tushka, Annales du Service des Antiquites de l'Egypte 38: 369-90.
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.
19 Stela from Semna (= CAA Boston MFA 2: Stelae I [Mainz, 1985], 153-55); inscription from the western Nubian desert (= R.