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Title: Chapter 3.1: The Geography of the Nile


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Chapter 3.1 The Geography of the Nile
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Find out how the geography of the Nile changes
along its course. Learn about the first
communities that settled along the Nile, and how
people used the Nile for trade.
Objectives
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There would be no Egypt without the Nile.
Objectives
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The Nile River.the worlds longest river,
4,000 miles.
The Course of the Nile River
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The Nile River.the worlds longest river,
4,000 miles.It is about the distance from New
York to Alaska.
The Course of the Nile River
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The Nile River has TWO main sources of
waterBlue Nile in present day Ethiopia.
The Course of the Nile River
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The Nile River has TWO main sources of
waterBlue Nile in present day Ethiopia.White
Nile in East Africa.
The Course of the Nile River
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Nubia Ancient region in the Nile River valley.
The Nile Through Ancient Nubia
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Cataracts Rock filled rapids.
The Nile Through Ancient Nubia
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Cataracts Rock filled rapids.First and Second
cataracts was Lower Nubia.
The Nile Through Ancient Nubia
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Cataracts Rock filled rapids.First and Second
cataracts was Lower Nubia.Third thru Sixth
cataracts is Upper Nubia.
The Nile Through Ancient Nubia
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Delta A plain at the mouth of the river.
The Nile Through Ancient Egypt
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Hapi The god of the Nile.
The Gift of the Nile
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Praise to HapiHail to thee, O Nile! Who
manifests thyself over this land, and comes to
give life to Egypt! Come and prosper!Come and
prosper!O Nile, come and prosper!O you who make
men to live through his flocks and his flocks
through his orchards!Come and prosper, come,O
Nile, come and prosper!
The Gift of the Nile
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Kemet or Black Land called this because of the
dark soil left by Nile floods.
Black Land and Red Land
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Red Land - Vast desert.
Black Land and Red Land
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Egypts early farming communities settled in the
delta and valley regions of the Nile due to
fertile river beds.
Living Along the Nile
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Egypts early farming communities settled in the
delta and valley regions of the Nile due to
fertile river beds. Nubians added fish to their
diets.
Living Along the Nile
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Egypts early farming communities settled in the
delta and valley regions of the Nile due to
fertile river beds. Nubians added fish to their
diets.They also hunted ducks and other birds
along the banks of the Nile.
Living Along the Nile
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In Egypt, the Nile was used to transport goods.
A Highway For Trade
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In Egypt, the Nile was used to transport
goods.Nubians became famous traders of the
ancient world.
A Highway For Trade
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Throwstick A type of boomerang.
A Highway For Trade
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