For example, where the high plateau of the Libyan desert descends into a longitudinal valley between Syrtis and the Nile delta there are a few spots where the water comes to the surface or is found in shallow wells.
On the 8th of March he started for Derna across the Libyan desert from the Arab's Tower, 40 m.
Herodotus's account of the caravan route uniting the saltoases of the Libyan desert (iv.
By the Red Sea and the Libyan Desert respectively, and extending S.
The Nubian sandstone borders the Libyan desert on the south and south-west, but it is doubtful if this sandstone is of Cretaceous or earlier date.