10 Beautiful and Spectacular Desert Oases

Umm al-Maa, Libya

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Umm-al-Maa is a lake oasis in the Idehan Ubari Sand Sea, Libya. It is hidden amongst the sandy dunes of the Ubari Sand Sea deep within the Libyan Sahara. There are 16 more lakes in the surrounding dunes. Some disappear from time to time and some like Gebraoun, Mafo and Umm-al-Maa have a constant presence in the desert.