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The Gift of the Nile

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Cataracts Are caused when stone cliffs or boulders force the river water through narrow channels causing rushing waterfalls+ rapids
Deltas are triangles of wet, marshy land named by the ancient Greek after their letter (delta)
Fertile land is excellent for farming
Papyrus is a reed (plant) that grows along the Nile. The Egyptians used it to make: a. baskets b. boat c. sandals d. lightweight writing material
Dynasty is the name for a series of rulers from the same family.
Famine is a terrible shortage of food that can lead to starvation.
Irrigation is the process of bringing water to farmland, so the crops can grow. The ancient Egyptians had to IRRIGATE their land because rain was scarce.
Created by: devinko8