Egypt desert in egypt

           

 

  

 


 
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To say that Egypt is the desert-country won't be an exaggeration since 96% from the country's territory is represented by desert. Sand mountains and dunes of sand, rock hills, all of these desert terrains can be met in Egypt. The most important deserts in Egypt are the Eastern Desert, the Western Desert, the Qattara Depression and the Sinai Desert. The Eastern Desert in Egypt still keeps the ancient sites that remind of the old times when this part of Egypt played an important role in the country's history, being the place from where the biggest part of the enemies was coming. One of the attractions in the Eastern desert is the White House (Dar El Beida); it belonged to the Egypt's ruler El Khedevy Ismail who used it as a palace where he came at the end of the week to enjoy parties and women. Also, mountains and hills of sand are all over the Eastern Desert. In the Western Desert are situated the Siwa Oasis and the Bahariya Oasis, the White Desert, the Black Desert, the Crystal Mountain, Akabat and Fayoum. The Crystal Mountain attracts tourist with its crystals contained by the rock formations and with craves that still holds residuals of the antique stalactites. The White Desert is considered the most interesting Egyptian desert due to the chalk formations of the desert's floor, the pyrite stones and the shells` traces that can be seen. The Black Desert used to be a zone with a powerful volcanic activity, from which remained the black volcanic rocks. Fayoum has ancient sites and artifacts like Dar Qarun or Madinet Madi. The Qattara Depression covers 18,000 km2, is part of the Libyan Desert, in Egypt's North-West. This desert basin holds the Africa's second lowest point. The depression bottom is made from salt pans.

 
 

 

Egypt Desert in Egypt

 

 
 
 
Egypt Black Desert

 

Black Desert

 

 
Egypt Ancient Egypt

 

Ancient Egypt

 

 
Egypt Bahariya Oases
 

 

 Bahariya Oases
 

 

 
Egypt Black and White Desert
 

 

 Black and White

 

 
Egypt Black Basalt
 

 

Black Basalt
 

 

 
Egypt Desert Charcoal
 

 

Desert Charcoal
 

 

 
Egypt Desert in Egypt
 

 

Desert in Egypt

 

 
Egypt Desert Safari
 

 

Desert Safari

 

 
Egypt Desert Tours
 

 

Desert Tours

 

 
Egypt Hills in the Desert
 

 

Hills in the Desert

 

 
Egypt Holiday
 

 

Egypt Holiday
 

 

 
Egypt Nile Valley
 

 

Egypt Nile Valley

 

 
Egypt Picture
 

Egypt Picture
 

 

 
Egypt Pyramid Mountain
 

Pyramid Mountain

 

 
Egypt Road in the Desert
 

Road in the Desert

 

   

 


 

 

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