Travel to Nile

Social Studies By; Claudia Melchor ♥

Lake Tana

Lake Tana is the source of the Blue Nile and is the largest lake in Ethopia. Lake Tana has a numbers of islands, whose numbers vary depending on the level of the lake. Lake Tana is one the most pleasant excursion for visitors. It's a place where you can enjoy yourselfs and be happy!

White Nile River

Info on the White Nile! c;

The White Nile is a river of Africa, one of the two main tributaries of the Nile from Egypt, the other of being Blue Nile. The discovery of the White Nile was in 1862 by John Hanning. The White Nile contributes about sixteen percent of the total water flow in the Nile. The origins of the White Nile are in deep central Africa, as far south as southern Rwanda. The river flows north through Tanzania, Lake Victoria, Uganda and into Southern Sudan.

Aswan Dam

Aswan Dam is situated across the Nile River in Aswan Egypt. The High Dam was constructed between 1960 and 1970. Before the building of a dam at Aswan, Egypt experience annual floods from Nile River. The Aswan Dam benefits Egypt by controlling the annual floods on the Nile River and prevents the damage which used to occur along the floodplain. The Aswan High Dam provides about a half of Egypt's power supply and has improved navigation along the river by keeping the water flow consistent.

Lake Victoria, Uganda

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake. Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake. Lake Victoria receives its water primarily from direct precipitations and thousands of small lakes.



A map picture of where Lake Victoria is. ^^^

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