Tibesti Mountains
geographical name mountains N central Africa in the Sahara in NW Chad; highest peak Emi Koussi 11,204 feet (3415 meters)

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  • Tibesti Mountains — The Tibesti Mountains are a group of dormant volcanoes forming a mountain range in the central Sahara desert in the Bourkou Ennedi Tibesti Region of northern Chad. The northern slopes extend a short distance into southern Libya.Geography and… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tibesti — [ti bes′tē] mountain group of the Sahara, mostly in NW Chad: highest peak, 11,204 ft (3,415 m) * * * ▪ mountains, Africa also called  Tibesti Massif,  or  Tibesti Mountains,        part of the Mid Sahara Rise of the central Sahara. Mostly in… …   Universalium

  • Tibesti Department — Tibesti is one of four departments in Bourkou Ennedi Tibesti, a region of Chad. Its capital is Bardaï.The area takes its name form the Tibesti mountains.From March to December 2006, demining work was carried out in this area of Chad along with… …   Wikipedia

  • Tibesti-Jebel Uweinat montane xeric woodlands — The Tibesti Jebel Uweinat montane xeric woodlands is a deserts and xeric shrublands ecoregion of northern Africa. It occupies two separate highland regions in the eastern Sahara, covering portions of Chad, Egypt, Libya, and Sudan.ettingThe… …   Wikipedia

  • Tibesti Soda Lake — Infobox lake lake name = Tibesti Soda Lake image lake = caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = coords = type = saline inflow = outflow = catchment = basin countries = Chad length = width = area = depth = max depth =… …   Wikipedia

  • Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti Prefecture — This article refers to one of the former prefectures of Chad. In 2002 the country was divided into 18 regions. Borkou Ennedi Tibesti is the largest by area of the 14 prefectures that Chad was divided into between 1960 and 1999. It is one of the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Rwenzori Mountains — Rwenzori Range The Rwenzori Mountains, previously called the Ruwenzori Range (the spelling having been changed in about 1980 to conform more closely with the local name), and sometimes the Mountains of the Moon, is a mountain range of central… …   Wikipedia

  • Nuba Mountains — (also referred to as the Nuba Hills) is an area located in South Kordofan, Sudan. The area is home to a group of indigenous ethnic groups known collectively as the Nuba peoples. In the 18th century, Nuba Mountains became home to the kingdom of… …   Wikipedia

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