Emi Koussi, Tibesti, Chad

Location: 19.80 N, 18.53 E
Elevation: 11,204 ft. (3,415 m)


Located midway between Lake Chad and the Gulf of Syrte this 65 km wide, 2.3 km high volcano is situated in the southeast corner of the volcanic region of Tibesti in Southern Libya and Northern Chad. This region makes a triangle that measures nearly 350 miles in length and is surrounded by the sandstone plains and plateaus of the central Sahara.

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Sources of Information:

Grove, A. T.; Geomorphology of the Tibesti Region with Special References to Western Tibesti, p18.



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