lake, Egypt: see MoerisMoeris
, ancient name of Lake Karun (Arab. Birket Qarun), c.90 sq mi (230 sq km), NE Egypt, in El Faiyum. The size of the lake is much reduced from that described by ancient travelers, such as Herodotus.
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According to the 2018-2019 fiscal report of the Qarun Petroleum Company this promising area accounts for 16 percent of the company's production.
Qarun Petroleum Company aims to develop an ambitious development plan at an investment cost of about $237m during the fiscal year (FY) 2019/20.
The project will also contribute to the depollution of Lake Qarun, one of Egypt's important natural landmarks with significant historical, natural and scientific importance.
Marzouk had created similar nature-themed projects in Eygpt near Lake Qarun. These were however destroyed during political turmoil.
In 1988, Shell had a major gas find in the north of the WD between the Qattara Depression and Lake Qarun. It later linked its gas to the national grid - sold under a ToP contract with Egas.
Distribution of copper and zinc in both water and some vital tissues of two fish species (Tilapia zillii and Mugil cephalus) of Lake Qarun, Fayoum Province, Egypt.
The director of the 1956 Yusef and Zuleykha, Siyamak Yasemi, was a prolific filmfarsi director, screenwriter and producer, whose Qarun's Treasure (1965) became one of the most successful productions of filmfarsi, starring the popular actress Foruzan who played as Zuleykha in Rai's Firooz's 1968 version of Yusef and Zuleykha.
Arrogance means rejecting the truth and looking down on people." (Muslim) The story of Qarun is worth mentioning here.
The former began with Siamak Yasami's Qarun's Treasure (Ganj-e Qarun, 1965), "in which two male buddies avidly devour lamb-and-potato stew, abgusht, the traditional lower-class meal, while singing a happy, humorous, and danceable tune" (197).