This chapter discusses that the present-day shape of both Murzuq and Kufra basins reflects a Variscan and Mesozoic overprint on an older structural relief. The present work is designed to study the sedimentary cover of part of the Kufra Basin by means of potential field analyses and modeling. The basin has been. Research objectives and the reports of the Kufra Basin Project at CASP, Cambridge, UK.

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Kufra Basin Project

He is one of the few who have escaped from Kufra. They were kept separated from us. Clicking the image will open a high-res PDF of the map. Statistics – Lithospheric temperature gradient Median 5. Non ti dico lo sporco, la fame, kfura umiliazioni continue. Statistics – Temperature at 50km depth Median. Retrieved 30 December Units in the statistics table are same as map units.

He came to me only yesterday. For bbasin colonial Italians, it was also important as a station on the north-south air route to Italian East Africa.

Statistics – Total crustal thickness Median This will open a separate page with detailed maps. Only a few of us escaped. The British explorer Pat Claytonengaged kfura mapping areas of previously unmapped desert, encountered the Kufra refugees when running triangulation from Wadi Halfa to Uweinat, and helped save many from death in the arid desert.

Khufra Basin – SEPM Strata

It is located in a particularly isolated area, not only because it is in the middle of the Sahara Desert but also because it is surrounded on three sides by depressions which make it dominate the passage in east-west land traffic across the desert.


The minds of the criminal organizations act accordingly to what happens in each country: At last I crept out into the desert in the dark of night and found a stray camel and rode away If you look them in the eyes, they beat you repeatedly.

Induring the campaign of Cyrenaica, General Rodolfo Graziani easily conquered Kufra, considered a strategic region, leading about 3, soldiers from infantry and artillery, supported by about twenty bombers. On the following day an old woman came to my hiding place and brought me water and bread. The agricultural project is an easy-to-recognize landmark for orbiting astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

We were about people, about Ethiopians, Eritreans and from Chad and Sudan. I hid myself in the palm orchards waiting for a chance to make my way through the Italian lines; and all through the night I could hear the screams of the women as they were being raped by the Italian soldiers and Eritrean askaris.

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Such organizations promote the “journey of hope”, with a flexible handling of the Migrants’ African routes according to the restriction policies adopted by the various governments. Quando senti il rumore delle chiavi nella serratura della cella ti si gela il sangue.

Statistics – Temperature at 50km depth Median It is a little village of transit along the traditional route between Khartoum and the coastal Libyan towns, which has lately turned to be a spot gathering Libyan-Sudanese criminal organizations involved in the illegal transport of immigrants, police officers controlling the boundaries and the need of people working in local productive activities. The village of Kufra has long bwsin suspected and accused by Vasin Parliamentary delegations as being criminally instrumental in assisting migrants.


Such journey conditions are described as “hellish”. Statistics – Total crustal thickness Median. This page bundles the available data for the Al Kufra Basin basi the Africa.

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Al Idrisi writes that basinn place was once flourishing and peopled, but was by that point in ruin, its wells dry, its herds returned to the wild. Hence the occurrence of continuous exploitation, enlistment in the work and prostitution black market, painful waiting for a money order urged by relatives and friends through mobile phone communications, which are allowed only for this aim.

Because only kufraa two percent of Libya’s land receives enough rainfall to be cultivated, this project uses the underground aquifer. During the Libyan Civil Warthe area was reported to be under control of anti-Gaddafi forces and not the government of Muammar Gaddafi on 2 April The word Kufra comes from the Arabic word kafirthe Arabic term for non-Muslims often translated as “infidels”, literally “those who conceal [the truth]”with reference to the Toubou people native to the region.

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