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Nile faces greater variability


MIT News - Apr 24, 2017
The unpredictable annual flow of the Nile River is legendary, as evidenced by the story of Joseph and the Pharaoh, whose dream foretold seven years of abundance followed by seven years of famine in a land whose agriculture was, and still is, utterly ...
 

How to See the Nile River


Travel+Leisure - Apr 17, 2017
The Nile River, stretching almost 4,160 miles from Uganda to Egypt, is the longest river in the world. Its title as the longest river is challenged only by the mighty Amazon, which has several mouths that make it difficult to determine where exactly ...
 

The Vanishing Nile: A Great River Faces a Multitude of Threats ...


Yale Environment 360 - Apr 6, 2017
The Nile River is under assault on two fronts – a massive dam under construction upstream in Ethiopia and rising sea levels leading to saltwater intrusion ...
 

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Nile River books

Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone


by: Martin Dugard
With the utterance of a single line—“Doctor Livingstone, I presume?”—a remote meeting in the heart of Africa was transformed into one of the most famous encounters in exploration history. But the true story behind Dr. David Livingstone and journalist Henry Morton Stanley is one that has escaped telling. Into Africa is an extraordinarily researched account of a thrilling adventure—defined by alarming foolishness, intense courage, and raw human achievement.

In the mid-1860s, exploration had reached a plateau.
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The White Nile


by: Alan Moorehead

Relive all the thrills and adventure of Alan Moorehead's classic bestseller The White Nile -- the daring exploration of the Nile River in the second half of the nineteenth century, which was at that time the most mysterious and impenetrable region on earth. Capturing in breathtaking prose the larger-than-life personalities of such notable figures as Stanley, Livingstone, Burton and many others, The White Nile remains a seminal work in tales of discovery and escapade, filled with incredible historical detail and compelling stories of heroism and drama.
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Nile River Gunboats 1882–1918


by: Angus Konstam
For more than 30 years, the Nile river gunboat was an indispensable tool of empire, policing the great river, and acting as floating symbols of British imperial power. They participated in every significant colonial campaign in the region, from the British invasion of Egypt in 1882, to the Battle of Omdurman in 1898, when Britain finally won control of the Sudan. After that, the gunboats helped maintain British control over both Egypt and the Sudan, and played a key role in safeguarding British interests around the headwaters of the Nile--a region hotly contested by several European powers.
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