Egyptian asphalt

Egyptian asphalt

[i′jip·shən ′as‚fȯlt]
(geology)
A glance pitch (bituminous mixture similar to asphalt) found in the Arabian Desert.
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Mohamed Atta Gad, chairman and managing director of Al Abbas Transport, said: "Reflecting the increased trade between Egypt and Sudan, Al Abbas Transport is set to send an initial fleet of 60 trucks loaded with 3,000 tonnes of Egyptian cargo including urea, fertiliser, as well as Egyptian asphalt to Sudan as the first company to inaugurate the breakthrough transport route.
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