Chott el Meksem

Chott el Meksem is a sabkha in and has an elevation of 79 metres.

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is a small town in south-central of . Referred to as the "Gateway to the Sahara", is a popular destination for tourists looking to experience the desert, either by camel or four-wheel drive. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Chott el Meksem

33.4167° or 33° 25' north
9.0667° or 9° 4' east
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79 metres (259 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Shaţţ al Maqsam

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