Middle East News
By: Rachel Carhart
Good? or Bad?
The Answan Dam is an embankment dam located across the Nile River in Answan, Egypt. The dam has good qualities like the control of the dam allows farmers two or three crops per year plus it can store water for months. Although it can do many things there are a couple of down sides, like dams block the flow of silt and it prevents less water from reaching the delta.
Three interesting facts about the Suez Canal is that it is one of the worlds most important waterways, it separates the Sinai Peninsula from the rest of Egypt and, ships use the canal to pass from the Meditteranian Sea to the Red Sea.
Crops are crucial to survival in any date or year or anything so here are three crops from Egyptian times. Three of Egypts main crops are cotton, cotton yarn, and clothing.
Timelapse of sailing down the Suez Canal