sand sea

sand sea

[′san ′sē]
(geology)
An extensive assemblage of sand dunes of several types in an area where a great supply of sand is present; characterized by an absence of travel lines, or directional indicators, and by a wavelike appearance of dunes separated by troughs.
The flat, rain-smoothed plain of volcanic ash and other pyroclastics on the floor of a caldera.
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FILE - Sheikha Hossneya mosque in Siwa Oasis, Egypt Today Siwa Oasis is located in western Egypt between the Qattara Depression and the Egyptian Sand Sea in the Western Desert, nearly 50 kilometers east of the Libyan border.
Now the Saddle Sand Sea team are turning their attentions to the final leg of their historic feat, in a bid to raise crucial funds for two local charities - The Prostate Project and children's hospice charity Shooting Star Chase.
Two weeks ago, 19 bodies, including 7 Egyptians, belonging to disorganised immigrants from several countries were found near the Wadi Ali in the area of the Great Sand Sea on the Egyptian-Libyan border, according to the Libyan Red Crescent Organisation.
Synopsis: Collaboratively compiled and co-edited by Robin Hanbury-Tenison (President of Survival International and who has led expeditions in South America and Borneo) and Robert Twigger (the first person to cross the Egyptian Great Sand Sea on foot), and enhanced with 268 illustrations (including 256 in full color), "The Modern Explorers" profiles thirty-nine modern explorers who have disproved the idea that there is nowhere left to discover and explore.
They have seen glass in general, though: a huge deposit lies in the north polar sand sea and across the northern plains, covering some 10 million square kilometers (4 million square miles).
TYNE SHIPPING MOVEMENTS Arrivals Date/Time Name From To 2606 0845 King Seaways Ijmuiden RoRo 3 2606 0900 HMS Mersey Sea WHP 2606 1159 Cherry Sand Sea River Section 1 2706 0830 Hoegh America Rotterdam TCT 1 Sailings Date/Time Name From To 2606 1700 King Seaways RoRo 3 Ijmuiden 2606 2359 Lady Mathilde OTP Quay Shepherd Sea 2706 0430 Planet Ace TCT 1 Amsterdam1262 0906 1002 0307 Amec .
Oaks: 13-8 Heart Light, Skellig Blues, 4 Skellig Rose, Atlantic Diva, 5 Tynwald Jane, 6 Somelittlething, 8 Upup And Away, 25 Sand Sea Model.
Smothering a fifth of the Arabian peninsula, the Rub' Al Khali ('Quarter of Emptiness') is the largest sand sea in the world.
But those in the south-east of the basin, such as the Sarir oilfield in the Calenscio Sand Sea in the south-east of Libya, are sandstones of Cretaceous or Cambrian age, over-lain by thick marine Cretaceous shales.
During Unesco's 37th session in Cambodia , India's Hill Forts of Rajasthan, Canada's Red Bay Basque Whaling Station and Namibia's Namib Sand Sea, among others, were inscribed into the list.
A total of five natural sites have been inscribed during this session, including the Namib Sand Sea, Namibia.