Lake Nasser

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lake in Egypt formed by dams built on the Nile River at Aswan

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And so, I cannot help but mourn what was lost in the flooding of our cultures, knowing that the things that lie beneath Lake Nasser are of great importance to us, in some ways maybe more than those that remain above.
Bioaccumulation of selected metals and histopathological alterations in tissues of Oreochromis niloticus and Lates niloticus from Lake Nasser, Egypt.
Then let's talk about water loss: from the share of water we receive, we lose about 12% of it due to evaporation while the water is stored in Lake Nasser for 10 months between the flood time and irrigation needs.
Reputed to attain some 130kg, the IGFA world record stands at 104,32kg, caught by William Toth in Lake Nasser in December 2000.
The Blue Nile descends through the Misraq Gojjam and into the embattled grasslands of southern Sudan, before meeting the White Nile at Khartoum and flowing through the Nubian Desert, Lake Nasser, and Lower Egypt into the Mediterranean Sea.
The Abu Simbel temples are carved out of rock in Nubia, where they are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser.
The camel, or dromedary, as we should but don't call the beast, is a common and favourite sight, but we have to travel to Lake Nasser now to see the famous Nile Crocodile in the wild.
Lake Nasser had not yet been scooped out of rock, requiring the transfer of colossal statues to higher ground.
There is Abu Simbel, the site of two rock-cut temples of Pharaoh Rameses II, dismantled, moved and reassembled on higher ground in the 1960s to avoid the rising waters of Lake Nasser, resulting from the construction of the Aswan High Dam.
A large crocodile in the nearby harbour of Lake Nasser kept us that way until we could sluice down on the ferry across the lake I still hear from Gov in every now and then--he has returned to Scotland and has also forged a success fill career for himself.
THE Steigenberger Hotel Group announced that beginning from October 2012 it will, for the first time, commence operations of three luxury cruise ships namely Minerva, Legacy and Omar El Khayam cruising the River Nile and Lake Nasser.
Steigenberger Minerva and Steigenberger Legacy will operate on the Nile between Luxor and Aswan in seven-, four- and three-night itineraries; Omar El Khayam will operate on Lake Nasser between Aswan and Abu Simbel in seven-, four- and three night cruises.
The hotel management company will then operate a total of seven ships on the Nile and one on Lake Nasser.
The Toshka project, begun in 1997, was a massive endeavour to create a second Nile Valley by redirecting 10% of the country's water allotment from Lake Nasser to the southwestern desert.
They were moved in 1968 to a site nearby, when Lake Nasser was created by Aswan High Dam.