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Description - Gilf Kebir National Park by Alberto Siliotti

In the far southwestern corner of Egypt lies one of the most fascinating and least known regions of the Sahara Desert, declared a National Park by the Egyptian government in 2007 for its great archaeological and natural-historical heritage. The Gilf Kebir, a broad massif twice the size of Corsica, and Gebel Uweinat, a 2,000-meter inselberg, were discovered only in the 1920s, and explored in the decades following, but today an increasing number of visitors are able to reach this unique area on long desert expeditions and experience for themselves the special geology and ecology of the place and the extraordinary rock paintings from Neolithic times...Now, in lucid text and colorful photographs, drawings, maps, and satellite images, Alberto Siliotti guides the intrepid visitor to the features of the National park, with notes on what to take on such a long desert trip and what not to leave behind.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788887177848
ISBN-10: 8887177848
Format: Paperback / softback
(116mm x 215mm x mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Geodia
Publisher: Geodia
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: Italy

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Author Biography - Alberto Siliotti

ALBERTO SILIOTTI is a scientific journalist who specializes in Egyptology. He has written several popular books including Guide to the Pyramids of Egypt and The Discovery of Ancient Egypt, both published by the AUC Press in1998.

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