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The Nile River System
Transcript of The Nile River System
The Nile River
Why does the Nile River not flood now?
The ancient Egyptians would drop sew seeds onto the black land and they would pull animals like horses or goats behind them to step on the sew seeds.
Some of the animals that live near or in Nile River are crocodiles, fish, turtles and sea snakes and Hippos, rhinos and lizards live near the Nile.
The Nile river Flooded once a year between June and September.
The Nile River does not flood now because the construction of the Aswan Dam in the 1960's meant that from 1970 the annual flood was controlled.
The dry desert sand was called 'Red land' and it was separated from the black land.
Why did the Nile River Flood?
Egypt is known as the gift of the Nile. Without the Nile there would be no Egypt.
The ancient egyptians called the fertile dark land around the Nile River 'Kemet' which meant black land. Most ancient Egyptians lived here.
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The length of the Nile River is approximately 6650 kilometres . It is believed to be the longest river in the world.
The Nile River flooded because the melting snow and heavy summer rain. The Nile would leave a thick coat of mud which was called the black land and the desert was called the red land.