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Sources of the Nile Formation of the Senegal Rice cultivation Route of the canal.
the name of the Nile (masculine) as well as the country of Egypt (feminine)
through which it flows. The Nile in Egypt and the northern Sudan is now called An
It begins at Malakal and joins the Blue Nile at Khartoum, receiving no tributaries
of importance. Throughout this stretch the White Nile is a wide, placid stream,
often having a narrow fringe of swamps. The valley is wide and shallow, however
Tropical rain forest is found along the Nile-Congo divide, in parts of the Lake
Plateau, and in southwestern Ethiopia. Heat and copious rainfall produce thick
forests with a great variety of tropical trees and plants, including ebony, banana, ...
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