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Nile River

  1. 1. NILE RIVER
  2. 2. Nile River Facts <ul><li>Gets its name from Greek word “Nelios” meaning “River Valley” </li></ul><ul><li>Length: 4184 Miles*** </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Lake Victoria, Uganda </li></ul>
  3. 8. How does it Flow North? <ul><li>Upper Egypt*** </li></ul><ul><li>Lower Egypt*** </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul>
  4. 9. ***Black Land*** <ul><li>Very Fertile Land </li></ul><ul><li>Located right along the Nile River </li></ul>
  5. 11. ***Red Land*** <ul><li>No Crops Could grow here </li></ul><ul><li>Desert </li></ul>
  6. 13. *** “Giver of Life” *** <ul><li>Irrigated Land for farming </li></ul><ul><li>Transported Goods </li></ul><ul><li>Food—Means to Survive </li></ul>
  7. 14. *** “Taker of Life” *** <ul><li>Overflow too much—destroyed Crops; Killed people </li></ul><ul><li>Overflow too little—Crops could not grow; force the Egyptians to use surplus </li></ul>
  8. 15. How Your poster Might Look:
  9. 16. The Nile is so important because:
  10. 17. http://www.mbarron.net/Nile/fctfl_nf.html

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