Aswan High Dam love

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  • The charismatic Nasser chose to anchor his presidential prestige on the building of the Aswan High Dam.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • On July 19, 1956, Nasser learned from reading the morning newspapers that Washington would no longer honor its pledge to help fund the Aswan High Dam.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • Absent American financing, he now needed the Canal revenues to finance the Aswan High Dam.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • If not armaments, Nasser wanted American and World Bank financing for an ambitious development project, the Aswan High Dam.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • Certainly Egypt is one--- they became a hostage the second they completed the Aswan High Dam.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • It was partly financed by Egypt after the construction of the Aswan High Dam that created Lake Nasser, which flooded the Sudanese town of Wadi Halfa in 1964.

    Water profile of Sudan

  • This ecoregion only covers the Nile downstream from the Aswan High Dam, where peak floods in September yield a flow rate of 8,100 m3/sec.

    Nile Delta flooded savanna

  • The Nile Delta Flooded Savanna ecoregion extends along the River Nile from the Aswan High Dam, 1,100 kilometers (km) downstream to the mouth of the Nile as it enters the Mediterranean Sea.

    Nile Delta flooded savanna

  • Since the construction of the Aswan High Dam, the riverine floodplains and delta are no longer subject to annual flooding, and Cyperus papyrus swamps that used to exist in the wettest areas have largely disappeared.

    Nile Delta flooded savanna

  • The functioning of this system (specifically the periodic flooding and discharge to the sea, which brought large amounts of sediment and nutrients to the river banks and delta) was substantially altered by completion of the Aswan Dam in 1934 and the subsequent construction of the Aswan High Dam in 1965.

    Northern Africa and biodiversity

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