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Libyan Desert

The Great Libyan Desert is an African desert extending ~1,100km (east to west) by ~1,000km (north to south) for an area of ~1,100,000km², approximately the size of the Indian subcontinent. This desert is primarily a gravel and boulder plain. The dominant wildlife are sand vipers and scorpions. The area is inhabited by the Senussi.

Key Geographic Aspects of the Libyan Desert

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