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nubian desert

nubian desert

nubian desert Sentence Examples

  • Their domain then began to be encroached upon from the east by the Blemmyes, who have been identified with the present Beja of the Nubian desert.

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  • long, across the Nubian desert to the Red Sea at Suakin, a distance covered in seven to twelve days.

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  • by river above Assuan, is a small place notable as the northern terminus of the caravan route from the Sudan across the Nubian desert.

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  • On the 7th of August 1897 Colonel Hunter surprised and annihilated a weak Dervish garrison at Abu Hamed, to which place, by the 31st of October 1897, a railway had been laid across the Nubian desert from Wadi Haifa, a distance of 230 m., the record construction of 5300 yds surveyed, embanked and laid in one day having been attained.

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  • The greater part of the region between the coast and the Nile is known as the Nubian Desert.

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  • West of the Nile there are a few oases-- those of Selima, Zaghawa and El Kab - but this district, part of the Libyan Desert, is even more desolate than the Nubian Desert.

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  • In the steppe regions of Kordofan, Darfur, &c., and in the Nubian Desert ostriches are fairly plentiful.

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  • In the Nubian Desert the chief tribes are the Ababda and Bisharin, the last named grazing their camels in the mountainous districts towards the Red Sea.

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