The Western Desert, also known as Libyan Desert covers eastern Libya, western Egypt and northwestern Sudan. It spans the area west of the Nile River from the Mediterranean Sea southwards to the Sudanese border.
Spain 2006, Western Desert.
The stamp and label were issued in the series "Al filo de lo imposible II".
In the winter of 2004 a team of Al Filo de lo Imposible pursued the crossing of the Libyan desert (made by the German Gerhard Rohlfs in 1874 travelling 800 kilometres through the Libyan Desert in Egypt).