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Flashcards in The Nile Deck (4):
1

background

runs through 10 countries
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5 of Egypt's pop live on 4% of its land

2

Aswan high dam positive impacts

provides electricity
prevents floods

3

aswan high dam negative impacts

sediment trapped behind dams (farmers have too buy expensive fertilisers)
increased level of diseases

4

transboundary rivers

can mean international boundary as well as state boundary
international rivers are harder to manage as they re shared between so many countries