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Lowpsmothers2 - EGYPT 6TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES LAND-MAJOR AREAS Nile River Valley Sinai Peninsula Deserts NILE RIVER VALLEY Lifeline of Egypt is

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EGYPT 6 TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES
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LAND-MAJOR AREAS Nile River Valley Sinai Peninsula Deserts
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NILE RIVER VALLEY Lifeline of Egypt is the Nile River. Nile River supplies 85% of the country’s water. The Nile River is 4,180 miles in length.
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SINAI PENINSULA Sinai Peninsula lies southeast of the Nile Delta. Major crossroads between two continents-Africa and Asia.
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DESERTS
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DESERTS Most of Egypt is desert. 2 deserts occupy most of Egypt: Libyan and Arabian. The Libyan desert covers two-thirds of Egypt’s land area. The Libyan and Arabian deserts are parts of the Sahara desert, one of the largest deserts in the world.
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ECONOMY Since the 1950’s the Egyptian economy has grown considerably. Two areas that influence the economy the most are Agriculture and Industry.
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AGRICULTURE 4% of Egypt’s land is used for farming. Best farmland is along the fertile Nile River valley. Most farmers have small plots of land.
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Lowpsmothers2 - EGYPT 6TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES LAND-MAJOR AREAS Nile River Valley Sinai Peninsula Deserts NILE RIVER VALLEY Lifeline of Egypt is

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