Eastern Desert

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Eastern Desert,

Egypt: see Arabian DesertArabian Desert
or Eastern Desert,
c.86,000 sq mi (222,740 sq km), E Egypt, bordered by the Nile valley in the west and the Red Sea and the Gulf of Suez in the east. It extends along most of Egypt's eastern border and merges into the Nubian Desert in the south.
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The Moabites are believed to have been Canaanite tribes that settled in the land between the River Jordan and the Eastern Desert in the 14th century BC.
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