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8. Perhaps the most iconic of all deltas is where the Nile River flows into the Mediterranean Sea. Using Google Maps or Googl
8. Perhaps the most iconic of all deltas is where the Nile River flows into the Mediterranean Sea. Using Google Maps or Google Earth, navigate to the following coordinate: \( 30.81,31.09 \). Turn on the satellite view. Zoom out until you can see Cairo to the South and the Mediterranean Sea to the North. a. Based on the color of the region, what do you suspect in the main land use of the region? b. What is the overall shape of the area? c. Zoom further out. What is the land cover for most of the surrounding regions? 9. One of our country's most iconic waterways is the Mississippi River. The Mississippi flaws into the Gulf of Mexico very close to New Orleans. Using Google Maps or Google Earth, navigate to the following coordinate: \( 29.53,-90.78 \). To get a full view of the Mississippi River delta, zoom out until you see Bloxi on the east side of the display, Baton Rouge on the north and Lafayette on the west. a. What is the overall land use for this region? b. What patterns do you see which are similar to or different from what you saw in Egypt at the River Nile? c. Use Your Critical Thinking Skills: The Gulf of Mexico is prone to hurricanes and significant storm surges. These are extremely high waves that result from the strong winds in a hurricane. What influence would the Mississippi River delta have on the storm surges? Why might they be important to Gulf Coast cities such as New Orleans? Your response should be two to three sentences in length,


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8) a) Cairo is the capital city of Egypt and is in fertile river Nile valley, and based on the colour of this region showing it in green colour depict
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