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    Nile River Essay

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    Early societies in Egypt had to alter their lives in accordance to when the Nile River would have it’s floods. These floods would occur from July-October. The waters of the Nile carried with them rich silt deposits that nurtured Egypt’s land and provided rich soil to produce an abundance of crops for food and trade. Being that the land was so fertile, early settlers had to embark on “three months of intensive agriculture work” to produce the large amount of food needed to survive (Orlin, 2010). These early settlers were so successful in cultivating and harvesting crops that Egyptian area became so densely inhabited. Not only did the Nile provide water for agriculture, it also served as a roadway for transportation. The Nile allowed this early human society to have communication with other countries and it also allowed them to be able to…

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    Nile Delta Geology

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    Chapter One Geology of Nile Delta of Egypt Introduction Egypt is about 1001449 Km², located in the Northern corner of Africa. Nile Delta is controlled with Nile river branches. Nile river is about 6825 Km long. It Extends from Latitude 4° S to 31° N from Ethiopia, Kenyan plateau and African highland to the Mediterranean sea. It’s the longest river in the world. Without Nile River and its valley Fig. (1.1) Egypt is mainly a desert country ( Sestini ,1995) The present Nile Delta region is…

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    Nile Valley Civilization

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    The Nile Valley was located along the Nile river and other parts of Africa. Without the Nile river, Egypt would have been swallowed by the barren deserts that surround it. The Nile Valley civilization had to conquer many tribulations that could have lead to the decline of power and eventually, the end of the civilization. One of major event that help the civilization thrive, was the yearly flood of the Nile River. By this annual flood occurring, the Egyptians were able to grow crops because the…

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    Nile Cycle In Africa

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    Process of Nile cycle and its Importance in Agriculture River Nile of Africa is the largest river in the world as it covers a distance of more than 4,000 miles. The river begins near the equator, flowing northward from Lake Victoria, passing through Egypt and eventually emptying into the Mediterranean Sea (Said, 2013). The Nile has two primary tributes; the White Nile that flows from Rwanda and the Blue Nile originating from Ethiopia. In the past, Nile had a predictable flooding pattern that…

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    The Nile River and Indues River Valley produced many independent cities that had features of civilization. Many cities emerge farmers begun cultivating fertile lands among rivers valleys and producing surplus. Farming was favored in these valleys. Flood waters produced silt across the valleys, renewing the soil and keeping it fertile. The river valleys also provided a regular water supply for the cities and their responsibilities. The rivers also had some challenges, farmers had to control the…

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    The Nile River is considered one of the major rivers in the northern part of Africa, and is one of the longest rivers in the world which reaches up to 6,853 kilometers (4,258 miles). The Nile River is also considered to be an international river because of the neighboring countries which share it. In total there are 11 countries which share the Nile River and they are: 1. Tanzania 2. Uganda 3.Rwanda 4. Burundi 5.Egypt 6. Sudan 7. South Sudan 8. Kenya 9. Ethiopia 10.Congo-Kinshasa 11. Eritrea.…

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    The three season of the Nile are the flooding season, the planting season, and the harvest season. The flooding season affected the peasants because when the flooding season came, the peasants wouldn’t have to farm during the flooding season. However, the peasants would have to work on royal projects for the pharaoh. During the flooding season, there was a great festival called the Opet Festival, which was celebrated for the pharaoh’s patron god. During the flooding season the Nile would flood,…

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    Did you know that the Nile River is 4,123 miles long? To put that in some perspective that is about as long as 235 football fields. The Nile is not just another river, but a center source to some of the earth’s greatest civilizations. I am going to show you some facts about the Nile pertaining to its structure, civilizations, and religion influence of other great civilizations. The Nile River The Nile River is said to derive from two main sources. The Blue Nile starts from a spring 5,000 feet…

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    The Nile River is a powerful geographic feature that has influenced the development of the Egyptian Civilization. The Egyptian people were farmers and survived by living off of the land. Ancient Egypt was in the Northeast area of Africa and was based along the Nile River. The Egyptian people learned how to use the Nile River to their advantage. Egypt did not get much rain, which was not helpful because the crops needed water to grow. The Egyptians soon learned that the flooding of the Nile River…

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    How the Nile Shaped Ancient Egypt Do you base your life off of a river? Do you base when you work and when the seasons are off of a river? The Ancient Egyptians did just that. Ancient Egypt was settled all around the Nile River, which was between two deserts. The two deserts were the Western Desert and the Eastern Desert. To the east of the Eastern Desert was the Red Sea. To the North of the Nile was the Mediterranean Sea. The Nile helped to shape Ancient Egypt by basing the seasons off of the…

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