Nile River Delta

  • Civilization emerged as the ancient Pharaohs ruled here
  • Zoom out, look around. What is this? Where is it?
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Nile River Delta

The Nile River, flowing through the Sahara (from the upper right of the image), spreads out into this lush green delta, as it finally reaches the Mediterranean.

  • Which way does the water flow in this image?
  • Why is Cairo located so near the delta?
  • Why was Egypt one of the early cradles of civilization?