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Flashcards in The Lifeline of the Nile Deck (10):
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Egypt

an ancient kingdom and present-day country in northeastern Africa

2

Nile River Valley

the area of land surrounding the Nile River

3

Nile River

the longest river in the world, it flows from east Africa to Egypt

4

Lower Egypt

the region of Egypt that surrounds the Nile Delta

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Upper Egypt

the region south of the Nile Delta

6

Memphis

a city on the Nile in Egypt

7

delta

a triangular-shaped area at the mouth of some rivers

8

silt

a mixture of soil and small rocks (very fertile)

9

papyrus

a plant who's stems are used to make a kind of paper

10

cataract

a waterfall