western desert bentonite in egypt

  1. The Western Desert was known historically as the "Libyan Desert", taking its name from Ancient Libya, which lay between the Nile and Cyrenaica. With the formation of the state of Libya, the term "Western Desert" has come to describe that part of the Sahara in Egypt.

  2. Eastern Desert, large desert in eastern Egypt. Originating just southeast of the Nile River delta, it extends southeastward into northeastern Sudan and from the Nile River valley eastward to the Gulf of Suez and the Red Sea. It covers an area of about 85,690 square miles (221,940 square km). The

  3.  · We visited the Western Desert - the Sahara, and were stunned by the beauty found interspersed amongst the vast sand expanses. One doesn't think of Egypt without thinking of the vast Western Desert - the Sahara, which comprises about 95% of Egypt.

  4. The Western Desert is a beautiful, diverse, interesting and mesmerising area of Egypt. Most visitors to Egypt stay in the Nile Valley, visiting the ancient sites and wonders, so a trip out into the Western Desert will not only inspire you, but you will also find that once you leave the valley, you are one of …

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  6. The samples investigated in the present work were provided by "Misr for bentonites and its derivatives company". The bentonite quarry of the company extends between latitudes (30°24′ 20″N to 30°25′ 22″N) and longitudes (29°14′ 15″E to 29°15′ 30.77″E) in the south of El Hammam city, Northern Western Desert, Egypt.

  7.  · The recent Wahat terrorist incident in Egypt's Western Desert is the latest chapter in the series of attacks that have plagued the country and which had taken place through its western front. The attack left 16 policemen dead and observers associated with security authorities told Asharq Al-Awsat ...

  8. Explore Western Desert holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Older than the Pyramids, as sublime as any temple, Egypt's Western Desert is a vast sweep of elemental beauty. The White Desert's shimmering vista of surreal rock formations and the ripple and swell of the Great Sand Sea's mammoth dunes are simply bewitching.

  9. The Western Desert campaign (Desert War), took place in the deserts of Egypt and Libya and was the main theatre in the North African campaign during the Second World War. The campaign began in September 1940 with the Italian invasion of Egypt; Operation Compass, a British five-day raid in December 1940, led to the destruction of the Italian ...

  10. bentonite generally classified into mechanical purification methods and chemical purification methods. In this paper, bentonite clay from El Barqan area Northern Western Desert, Egypt was the raw materials and both chemical and mechanical purification of bentonite carried out.

  11. Most Egyptian clays exposed in the Western desert are smectite-rich and of low grade (Serry, 2008; Serry et al., 2015) The Bahariya Oasis of the Western Desert in Egypt is dominated by siliciclastic successions contains various clay materials with different paleoenvironment, mineralogical and geochemical parameters.

  12. Travel through miles and miles of golden dunes. See uncanny rock formations and rest at precious oases- take a safari into the Western Desert. The Western Desert is 262, 000 square miles of dunes, canyons, oases, mountainous plateaus, and valleys that span most of the land west of the Nile Valley. Once you reach the White Desert, sand and black rocks give way to the awe inspiring sight of a ...

  13. The acid treatment resulted in more than 4-fold increase in the activity of the pretreated bentonite samples. The extent of activation was found to be pronounced after the first 30 minutes of acid treatment. ... AMER A. M. (2001), Sedimentological and technological studies of Abu Tartur Black shales, Western Desert, Egypt, Physicochemical ...

  14. Egypt faces a growing threat of militancy in its Western desert as combat-hardened Sunni extremists have been solidifying their positions along the Libyan border. On 20 October 2017, militants ambushed and killed a group of Egyptian army officers near al-Wahat in the Western desert. The Egyptian ...

  15. Located in Bawati, Western Desert Hotel offers a fitness centre, a garden and a spacious terrace. Free Wi-Fi access is available. A number of restaurants are situated within a walking distance.Rooms here will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a balcony. Private bathrooms also come with a shower. Extras

  16.  · About Egypt Western Desert Tours - Day Tour We come from one of the oldest Bedouin families who support us with all the secrets of the ancient and historical Western Desert, helping us to remain one of the most famous & experienced tour guides along the desert roads!

  17. Western Desert Safari Egypt. 194 likes · 1 talking about this. I'm saleh from Egypt Bawiti Bahariya oasis I'm Guide for safari Tour of western Desert...

  18. Author's personal copy Research Paper Suitability of a Miocene bentonite from North Western Desert of Egypt for pharmaceutical use A. Abdel-Moteliba,, Zainab Abdel Kadera, Y.A. Ragabb, Maha Mosalamyc a Geology Department, Cairo University, Egypt b Microbiology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Egypt c Stratochem for Petroleum Services Laboratories, Egypt

  19. The Western Desert covers about 700,000 square kilometres and accounts for about two-thirds of Egypt's land area. It spans from the Mediterranean Sea south to the Sudanese border and from the Nile River Valley west to the Libyan border. There are seven important depressions within this area and all ...

  20. Egypt's oasis-dotted Western Desert, which covers about one million square miles, or two-thirds of the country, has become a destination not only for tourists but for oil and gas operators as well. The whole of Egypt is comprised of three desert regions: the Western Desert and Eastern Desert – separated by the Nile – and the Sinai ...

  21. Most visitors to Egypt stay in the Nile Valley, visiting the ancient sites and wonders, so a trip out into the Western Desert will not only inspire you, but you will also find that once you leave the valley, you are one of few travellers in this region.

  22. G. Alan Petzet Exploration Editor Apache, Shell Western Desert Focus areas [80647 bytes] Exploration in Egypt's western desert is turning up large oil and gas reserves in several sub-basins.

  23. In Egypt: Relief …flows into two unequal sections—the Western Desert, between the river and the Libyan frontier, and the Eastern Desert, extending to the Suez Canal, the Gulf of Suez, and the Red Sea.Each of the two has a distinctive character, as does the third and smallest of …

  24.  · Selected physical properties of bentonitic clays in the north Western Desert, Egypt were investigated to assess their potential use in industrial applications. Assessment tests included specific surface area (SSA), swelling index (SI), green (GCS) and dry (DCS) compressive strengths, rheological properties, and filtrate volume.

  25. The Pliocene bentonitic clays located in Wadi El-Natrun area and its surroundings at the Western Desert of Egypt, were activated and evaluated for some commercial uses based on their mineral ...

  26. The Western Desert covers an area of some 700,000 km 2, thereby accounting for around two-thirds of Egypt's total land area. This immense desert to the west of the Nile spans the area from the Mediterranean Sea southwards to the Sudanese border.

  27.  · The Eastern Desert served as an important mineral resource for the ancient Egyptians. Limestone, sandstone, granite, amethyst, copper and gold were among the stones and metals mined from the desert, and the remnants of thousands of quarries, camps and roads are scattered through the region's mountains and wadis.

  28. Suitability of a Miocene bentonite from North Western Desert of Egypt for pharmaceutical use Article in Applied Clay Science 52(1):140-144 · April 2011 with 39 Reads How we measure 'reads'

  29. Egyptian National Commission for UNESCO (2004) Nomination File for the Inscription of Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), the Western Desert of Egypt. The World Heritage List, 1186. [Contains a bibliography of 30 references]. Google Scholar

  30. Egypt tours- Western Desert & Egypt's Major Sights- 11 Day Tour This tour into Egypt including the Western Desert (Egyptian Sahara)explores many of the elements that make this incredible land so unique. In the White Desert we hike through the distinctive mushroom formations.