Qattara Depression

geographical name
Qat·​ta·​ra Depression | \ kə-ˈtär-ə How to pronounce Qattara Depression (audio) \

Definition of Qattara Depression

region of northwestern Egypt that is a low area 40 miles (64 kilometers) from the Mediterannean coast with its lowest point at 440 feet (134 meters) below sea level

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