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NASWA - Geography

What is the most important river in Egypt? The Nile River
Three things all civilizations have? 1. written language, 2. cities, 3. specialized jobs
What was the name of the first known civilization? Mesopotamia
Where was Mesopotamia located? Between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Where is the Fertile Crescent? The area of land in between the Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf.
How did the Fertile Crescent get its name? It is shaped like a crescent, and it is an area with rich soil where crops grow very well.
What are 4 reasons civilizations develop around rivers? irrigation for crops, transportation, drinkable water, food source
What was the main advantage to building the Aswan High Dam? Controlled flooding
The removal of salt from water is called desalinization
Saudi Arabia is between what 2 bodies of water? Persian Gulf and the Red Sea
Which countries border Israel? Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon
What country are Mesopotamia, and the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers mostly in? Iraq
Which countries border Libya? Egypt and Algeria
The Aswan High Dam was built to... Control flooding, provide water for irrigation, and generate hydroelectricity
The Suez Canal connects what 2 bodies of water? Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea
The Suez Canal flows through what country? Egypt
Created by: BethDoherty