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Published by Blackbirch Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile literature,
  • Science & Nature - General,
  • History,
  • Dams,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages,
  • Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Nile River,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / General,
  • Aswan High Dam (Egypt),
  • Design and construction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8672288M
ISBN 10156711329X
ISBN 109781567113297
OCLC/WorldCa52858232

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Building World Landmarks - Aswan High Dam by Peggy J. Parks. Blackbirch Press. Used - Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. % Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!.   The High dam also has 12 Francis turbines, with a capacity of 2, MW to supply electricity for industrial and household use. The History of the High Dam The Great President Gamal Abd El-Nasser ordered to build the High Dam after the revolution in but he was met with the western refusals to co-operate and that’s why he turned to the. Get this from a library! Aswan High Dam. [Peggy J Parks] -- Describes the techniques used and difficulties faced in building Egypt's Aswan High Dam, which tamed the vital waters of the Nile and changed the lives of Egyptians, as well as , Nubians.   Having won its independence from Great Britain, Egypt did not want British assistance in building the dam. In , the Soviets stepped in to help, but shoddy machinery held the project back. High daytime temperatures meant a lot of the work could be done only at night. Because their homes would be flooded, , Nubians had to be :

Aswan High Dam built between I and , the immense High Dam is 3, m (12, ft) across, m ( ft) high and m (3, ft) wide at its base. At the eastern end of the dam there is a visitors’ pavilion detailing the construction of the dam and at the western end, there is a lotus-shaped tower, built to commemorate the Soviet Union.   Aswan High Dam: Amazing and breath taking - See 1, traveler reviews, 1, candid photos, and great deals for Aswan, Egypt, at Tripadvisor.5/5(1K).   Aswan:Private Guided Tour to High Dam, The Obelisk & Philae Temple by Boat. This is one of the largest dams in the world built by the Russians. This is now the lifeline of Egypt by controlling the flood or dry seasons in the river Nile by storing & supplying water to the Egypt round the year. The building of this dam had a incredible 3/5(1K).   The two temples of Abu Simbel are considered one of the most important tourist attractions in Aswan. The temples are currently located west of Lake Nasser, the largest artificial lake in the world, but this was not the original location of the temples, where the Great Nile River flooded that site after the diversion of the river during the construction of the High Dam.

In , the Aswan Low Dam was completed on the Nile River by the British. This threatened to submerge many ancient landmarks, including the temple complex of Philae. The height of the dam was raised twice, from – and from –, and the island of Philae was nearly always ated: (3rd session).   Building World Landmarks - Aswan High Dam (Building World Landmarks) by Peggy J. Parks 1 edition - first published in Not in Library. Aswan High Dam was built in It was once subject to devastating Nike floods, Egyptian farmers looked to the Aswan High Dam as a way of controlling their crops. The large Reservoir it created nea of the indigenous Nubian people who lived in the region and created /5(1K). Peggy J Parks Biography - - Peggy J Parks Biography and List of Works - Peggy J Parks Books Building World Landmarks - Aswan High Dam. Video Games. Wind Power. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Impulse Control Disorders. What was Dr. Seuss’s first published book? Take a stab at guessing and be entered to win a $50 Biblio gift certificate!