Wadis

Some articles on wadis, wadi:

Darfur - Geography
... A second feature are the wadis, which range from seasonal watercourses that flood only occasionally during the wet season to large wadis that flood for most of the rains and flow from western Darfur hundreds ... Many wadis have pans of alluvium with rich soil that are also difficult to cultivate ...
Geography Of Libya - Climate and Hydrology
... The government has constructed a network of dams in wadis, dry watercourses that become torrents after heavy rains ... The wadis are heavily settled because soil in their bottoms is often suitable for agriculture, and the high water table in their vicinity makes them logical locations for digging wells ... In many wadis, however, the water table is declining at an alarming rate, particularly in areas of intensive agriculture and near urban centers ...
Rivers Of Egypt
... The wadis drain run-off rainfall from the mountains along the Egyptian Red Sea coast, though it only rarely reaches the main trunk of the wadis to flow downstream to the Nile ... The three principal wadis are Wadi Abbad (drainage area 7,000 km²) Wadi Shait (length 200 km, drainage area 10,000 km²) Wadi El-Kharit (length 260 km, drainage area 23,000 km²) ...
List Of Valleys Of Malta
... Malta does not have any permanent rivers, but does have numerous wadis (Wied in Maltese), which is an either permanently or intermittently dry riverbed ... This is a list of wadis, and their accompanying valleys in Malta, arranged by locality ... Wadis or valleys that cross more than one locality are listed in all that they cross ...
Gilf Kebir - Geography - Wadis
... The plateau is crisscrossed by Wadis (dry, seasonal riverbeds) ... These include Wadi Akhdar وادى الاخض Wadi Bakht وادى البخت Wadi Dayiq وادى الضيق Wadi Firaq وادى فراق Wadi Gazayir وادى الجزائر Wadi Maftuh وادى مفتوح Wadi Mashi ...