Physical Geography- Low Energy Coastline Case Study: Nile Delta

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How many tributaries lead into the River Nile?
2
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How far inland does the delta split?
160km
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What year was the High Aswan Dam built, with Alluvial deposits reaching between 4m and 9.6m?
1964
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How much sediment was there in the Delta before the Dam was built which lead to there being only small amounts of sediment in the Delta?
120 million tonnes per year
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How much have erosion rates reached now there is less sediment deposition?
148m per year
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How much is the Niles discharge?
3000m cubed per second
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How far inland does the delta split?

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160km

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What year was the High Aswan Dam built, with Alluvial deposits reaching between 4m and 9.6m?

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How much sediment was there in the Delta before the Dam was built which lead to there being only small amounts of sediment in the Delta?

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How much have erosion rates reached now there is less sediment deposition?

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