Tibesti


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Tibesti

, Tibesti Massif
a mountain range of volcanic origin in NW Chad, in the central Sahara extending for about 480 km (300 miles). Highest peak: Emi Koussi, 3415 m (11 204 ft.)

Tibesti

 

(also Tibesti Massif), a highland in the central Sahara, in the Republic of Chad. Elevations range to 3,415 m (the volcano Emi Koussi). Tibesti is composed of schists, lavas, and sandstones and is dissected by deep gullies through which water occasionally flows. Precipitation totals less than 100 mm a year, with most of it falling in summer. The date palm, doom palm, and acacia are among the trees that grow along the foot of the mountains and in the valleys to an elevation of 1,200 m. Clumps of wormwood and grasses grow at elevations of 1,600 to 1,800 m, and mountain and semidesert vegetation is found at higher elevations.

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It is located just south east of Tousside, the westernmost volcano of the Tibesti Mountains.
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Ghoga, vice chairman of the rebel National Transitional Council in Benghazi, told Reuters the explosion outside Tibesti hotel was believed to have been caused by a hand grenade thrown in a "desperate attempt" by Gaddafi's loyalists to sow terror.
Al-Jazeera reported that a "huge" blast had gone off outside the city's Tibesti hotel.
She opened an office for the EU in Benghazi's heavily guarded Tibesti Hotel.
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As a matter of fact, Libya has got among its citizens dark-coloured native ethnic tribe known as the Tebo (spelt differently as Tebu, or Tibu, Tibo, Tibbo, or Tibbos), a group of tribes found along the southern side of the Harouj mountain and to the east of Fezzan, all the way to the Egyptian border, including the Kofra and Bezzima Oases, as well as south to the Tibesti Massif and across the border in northern Chad, Niger and as far as the Sudan (reference Libyan people and ethnic tribes).
The United States portrayed Africa's new terrorist threat as having spread across the wastelands of the Sahel, from Mauritania in the west, through the little known desert lands of Mali, Niger, and southern Algeria, to the Tibesti Mountains of Chad, and beyond them the Sudan, Somalia, and even to the "Talibanized" lands of distant Afghanistan.
This is especially so for the Haggar mountains in Algeria, Tibesti in Chad, Darfur in Sudan and the mountains of Ethiopia.
The upland of Tibesti lies between Libya and Chad, reaching the considerable altitude of 3,200 m a.

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