World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Rebiana Sand Sea

Article Id: WHEBN0000202558
Reproduction Date:

Title: Rebiana Sand Sea  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Deserts of Libya, Kufra District, Libyan Desert, Sahara, Cyrenaica
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Rebiana Sand Sea

Rabyanah Sand Sea
البحر رمال الربيانا
Desert
Phoenix dactylifera Saharan date palm in the Saharan Libyan Desert, Cyrenaica - Southeastern Libya.
Phoenix dactylifera Saharan date palm in the Saharan Libyan Desert, Cyrenaica - Southeastern Libya.
Map of the topographic features of the Sahara
Map of the topographic features of the Sahara
Country Libya
Area
 • Total 65,000 km2 (25,000 sq mi)
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)

The Rabyanah Sand Sea, Rabyanah, is a sand desert region in the southeastern sector of Libya with a surface of approximately 65,000 km².[1]

Geography

The area of the Rabyanah Sand Sea is in the western part of the Libyan Desert in the Kufra District of the Cyrenaica region. It is named after the oasis town of Rabyanah located towards its eastern end.

Together with the Calanshio Sand Sea and the Great Sand Sea, the Rabyanah Sand Sea is part of the greater Libyan Desert.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Desert Geomorphology, p. 403
  2. ^ Besler, Helga (2008) The Great Sand Sea in Egypt: Formation, Dynamics and Environmental Change: A Sediment-Analytical Approach Elsevier, Amsterdam, page 1 - 3, ISBN 978-0-444-52941-1

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.