Libyan Desert

Range TypeMiscellaneous physical or political Feature
Highest PointJabal Marrah (3012 m/9882 ft)
CountriesSudan (43%), Egypt (25%), Libya (22%), Chad (9%), South Sudan (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesAl Wādī Al Jadīd (16%), Maţrūh (6%), Al Jīzah (1%), Al Minyā (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,833,696 sq km / 1,094,091 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent2,930 km / 1,820 mi North-South
1,539 km / 956 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long21° 2' N; 26° 34' E
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Map of Libyan Desert
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Sahara Desert RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Western Sahara DesertLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Sahara DesertLevel 3 (Sibling)
         TibestiLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Libyan DesertLevel 3
         Eastern DesertLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Libyan Desert

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Jabal Marrah30129882 
2.Peak 301130119879 
3.Peak 298229829783 
4.Jabal Gurgei23967861 
5.Jabal Uweinat19346345 
6.Jabal Teljo17905873 
7.Jebel Temading14604790 
8.Ennedi High Point13544442 
9.Jabal Arkanu13204331 
10.Jebel Akhdar High Point8792884 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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