Southern and Smaller Oases, the Western Desert
Southern and Smaller Oases, the Western Desert is part of the Tentative list of Egypt in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
The Southern and Smaller Oases in the Western Desert comprise of Kharga Oasis, Dakhla Oasis and Kurkur and Dungul Oases, Moghra Oasis and Wadi El-Natroun. The Western Desert is a mostly rocky, barren desert and uninhabited save for a chain of oases. The landscape is characterized by sand formations, salt flats, lakes that dry up in summer, palms, reed and papyrus.
Map of Southern and Smaller Oases, the Western DesertLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
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2003 Added to Tentative List
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