See also:desert . For example, where the high
See also:plateau of the Libyan desert descends into a
See also:longitudinal valley between Syrtis and the Nile
See also:delta there are a few spots where the
See also:water comes to the
See also:surface or is found in shallow
See also:wells . It may come to the surface in springs, upon the artesian principle, or it may collect and remain in
See also:mountain hollows . These areas are of small extent and are closely cultivated, and support thick forests of date-palms . All kinds of tropical vegetables, grains and small fruits grow under cultivation, and
See also:land- is so precious in these limited areas of
See also:great richness and fertility that very narrow pathways
See also:divide each owner's plot from his neighbour's . Wherever oases are found they
See also:present similar features, and are naturally the halting-places and points of departure of desert caravans .
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OAST (0. Eng. dst, cf. Dutch eest, " kiln "; the Te...
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