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The barrages at al-Qanatir—السدود في القناطر

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

Damietta dredge

On Sunday, I went on a field-trip with the small AUC class devoted to the study of the River Nile. The destination was al-Qanatir (القناطر), the place where the Nile splits off into the Damietta and Rosetta (or Rashid) branches, marking the beginning of the Nile Delta. (more…)

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