Tigris and Euphrates Rivers - Rex by jianglifang

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The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers…
   have very fertile land
   are surrounded by desert
   have animals that include: water
    buffalo, antelopes, and gazelles
   have a subtropical; hot and arid
    climate
   have four tributaries
   have a mouth in the Persian Gulf
   begin in separate places; the Tigris
    in Iraq and the Euphrates in Syria
   border Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi     Tigris and Euphrates
    Arabia, Syria, Turkey                  river and drainage basin.
   flow through Syria and Iraq
The Seine River




This picture was taken by Anthony
Alkleiski.
                    THE SEINE
• The Seine River is the main route for
  France. They would normally ride on it with
  ships or cruises.
• The Seine flows 480 miles through France.
• It is a protection for France.
• The Seine River was used for moving
  goods.
• Tourists can take a cruise on the Seine.
      This is a Seine River
      cruise.
          Pictures of the Yangtze River



This picture is of the three gorges and       This is a picture of the Yangtze
the Yangtze River.                            river at sunset.
                                                                          The picture
                                                                          shows the
                        The Yangtze is                                    Yangtze River
                        open to                                           flowing into the
                        navigation all                                    sea near the
                        year around. The                                  biggest city in
                        picture to the left                               China, Shanghai.
                        features one of
                        the Three Gorges,
        The Ganges River
“The Ganga, is the river of India, beloved of her people, round which are
                  intertwined her memories, her hopes
         and fears, her songs of triumph, her victories and her
       defeats. She has been a symbol of India's age-long culture
       and civilization, ever changing, ever flowing, and yet ever
                              the same Ganga.”

        - Jawaharlal Nehru, First Prime Minister of India, born in Allahabad
                            on the Ganges.
                       The Ganges River
•   Winds 1,560 miles across northern India, from the Himalayan
    Mountains to the Indian Ocean, and empties into the Bay of
    Bengal.
•   The river’s basin is 200 to 400 miles wide.
•   The Ganges is a very important icon in the Hindu religion.
•   It supports nearly half a billion people
•   The Ganges River possesses strong economic and religious
    importance.
•   The Ganges River has been fought over by India and
    Bangladesh as a source of water. People need the river for
    irrigation and industrial uses.
•   As the river gets more polluted, there is even less fresh water
    and the competition gets more intense.

								
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