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  NILE English Language School and Teacher Training Courses
NILE is a specialist institute which provides training and professional development for trainers, teachers and learners of English as a foreign or second language as well as international ELT consultancy.
NILE is based in the historic city of Norwich in the UK.
NILE is accredited by the British Council, a member of English UK and of the International Association of Language Centres (IALC).
www.nile-elt.com   (364 words)

  Nile - MSN Encarta
At the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, the White Nile is joined by the Blue Nile (Baḩr al Azraq), which flows about 1370 km (about 850 mi) from its source, Lake T’ana in the Ethiopian highlands, where it is known as the Abbai.
Northeast of Khartoum, the Nile is joined by the ‘Aţbarah, the last tributary to feed the river, and then makes an S-shaped bend through the Nubian Desert.
The 1959 Nile Waters Agreement resolved an international dispute concerning the equitable division of the river’s water among the countries of the region.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761558310/Nile.html   (1047 words)

  Nile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Nile in Sudan is distinctive for two reasons: 1) it flows over 6 groups of cataracts, from the first at Aswan to the sixth at Sabaloka (just north of Khartoum); and 2) it reverses direction for much of its course, flowing back toward the southwest before returning to flow north again to the sea.
The Nile (iteru in Ancient Egyptian) was the lifeline of the ancient Egyptian civilization, with most of the population and all of the cities of Egypt resting along those parts of the Nile valley lying north of Aswan.
Satellite imagery was used to identify dry watercourses in the desert to the west of the Nile.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nile   (2764 words)

 Nile (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nile is a brutal/technical death metal band from South Carolina, USA assembled in 1993.
Nile's music is also characterized by its extreme complexity and speed, for which the band has received acknowledgement from many music fans and journalists.
Nile is noted under a genre named "technical death metal," which is considered a branch of death metal featuring odd time signatures and complex guitar riffs and solos.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nile_(band)   (408 words)

 Nile. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Blue Nile rises in the headwaters of Lake Tana, NW Ethiopia, a region of heavy summer rains, and is the source of floodwaters that reach Egypt in September; the Blue Nile contributes more than half of all Nile waters throughout the year.
The traditional system of basin irrigation—in which Nile floods were trapped in shallow basins and a cool-season crop of wheat or barley was grown in soaked and silt-replenished soil—has been replaced since the mid-1800s by a system of perennial irrigation and the production of two or three crops a year, including cotton, sugarcane, and peanuts.
James Bruce, the Scottish explorer, identified (1770) Lake Tana as the source of the Blue Nile, and John Speke, the British explorer, is credited with the identification (1861–62) of Lake Victoria and Ripon Falls as the source of the White Nile.
www.bartleby.com /65/ni/Nile.html   (784 words)

 Egypt State Information Service - River Nile
The Nile flows from south to north and is formed by three major tributaries: the White Nile, the Blue Nile and the Atbara.
The dam was built to regulate the flow of the Nile River, and thus benefit the region's inhabitants.
One explanation for the shape of the Ankh, the ancient Egyptian symbol for eternal life, is that it is thought to represent the Nile and its importance to life and consequently their religion.
www.sis.gov.eg /En/Land&people/RNile/031400000000000001.htm   (1193 words)

 the Living Africa: the land - Nile River - Annual Flooding of the Nile
The Nile's waters increase in the summer due to the heavy rainfall that occurs in the tropical Ethiopian highlands.
The Blue Nile is somewhat responsible for the flooding that occurs in Egypt.
At this stage the White Nile is responsible for contributing 10%, the Atbara for 20% and the Blue Nile for 70%.
library.thinkquest.org /16645/the_land/nile_afn.shtml   (536 words)

 The Nile River
The Nile provided the people that moved to it's valley in the year 5000 BC water to drink, irrigation water, farming opportunity, fish and waterfowl for food, papyrus reeds grew on the banks of the Nile and they were used for boats and for houses.
The equator is an imaginary circle on the surface of the earth, equidistant from the north pole and the south pole, and dividing the earth in half.
The first few settlers of the Nile River built houses of papyrus reeds that were all tied together in columns, with thatched roofs.
www.nileriver.com /nile/nileinfo/nileriver.htm   (937 words)

 The Nile Waters Agreement
The need for summer water and flood control drove an intensive period of water development along the Nile, with proponents of Egyptian and Sudanese interests occasionally clashing within the British foreign office over whether the emphasis for development ought to be further up-stream or down.
In 1920, the Nile Projects Commission was formed, with representatives from India, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Ethiopia, which had not been a major player in Nile hydropolitics, served notice in 1957 that it would pursue unilateral development of the Nile water resources within its territory, estimated at 75-85% of the annual flow, and suggestions were made recently that Ethiopia may eventually claim up to 40,000 MCM/yr.
www.transboundarywaters.orst.edu /projects/casestudies/nile_agreement.html   (1779 words)

 Nile --- Official Relapse Records Band Page
Through force of will and dedication to their craft, NILE is one of death metal’s brightest hopes for the new millennium.
NILE commenced a grueling 18-month world tour shortly upon the records release: one that would see them crisscross the states numerous times before being invited to accompany MORBID ANGEL on their world tour.
Once again NILE hit the road and over the next year, in support slots and as the headliner, the band proved they had no equal in the live arena.
shop.relapse.com /artist/artist.aspx?ArtistID=10075   (1479 words)

 The Route from Lake Tana to the sea
The 4,900 kilometre (3,060 mile) journey from the source of the Blue Nile to the Mediterranean Sea is one of remarkable colour and contrast.
The flow of the Blue Nile is finally halted at the Roseires Dam, the first of many obstacles on her course to the sea.
Almost no rain falls on Egypt and the country is entirely dependent on the Nile for water, with nearly 90% of the population living along her nourishing banks.
www.niletrip.com /route.html   (917 words)

 Nile biography @ Tartareandesire.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In two short years time NILE has established itself as a potent musical entity so vital and massive that they live up to the stature of the river from which they take their name.
Formed in 1993 by Karl Sanders (guitar/vocals), Chief Spires (bass/vocals), and Pete Hammoura (drums), NILE wasted little time combining their interest in Egyptian history, culture and lore with the ferocity of modern death metal and a symphonic approach to songwriting and arrangement.
NILE commenced a grueling eighteen-month world tour shortly upon the records release: one that would see them crisscross the states numerous times before being invited to accompany Morbid Angel on their world tour.
www.tartareandesire.com /bands/nile.html   (1227 words)

 The Nile
The Nile, as defined starting with the Kyaka river in Burundi, is 6,671 km long, and has a surface area of a total of 3,350,000 km² (5 times the area of France).
The Nile can be divided into three zones, starting in the south: The first consists of tributaries to the two streams of the White Nile and the Blue Nile which join near Khartoum in Sudan.
The width of the Nile north from Aswan in Egypt —; it's most important stretch in terms of inhabitants and economy — is 2.8 km in average.
i-cias.com /e.o/nile.htm   (993 words)

 Amazon.com: Annihilation of the Wicked: Music: Nile   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nile, headed by frontman Karl Sanders, is an historically-themed death metal band, who are not only unbelievably heavy and intense, but also intelligent, well-researched, and articulate.
Nile albums are really conceptual pieces that require you to engage them and listen to the album all the way through, and when it finally clicks...wow!
Nile albums are full of technical, super heavy and dark death metal songs interspersed with moody, serene tracks performed on ancient Egyptian instruments and layered with eerie sound effects.
www.amazon.com /Annihilation-Wicked-Nile/dp/B00084RLSW   (2045 words)

 San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Nile Lechwe
Nile lechwe belong to a family of African antelope known as Reduncines.
They are native to the floodplains of the Nile River Valley, with most of the wild population living in southern Sudan and the remaining residing in western Ethiopia.
Male Nile lechwe develop from the blonde coloring they are born with into a dark chocolate with a blazing white patch on their shoulders when they are adults.
www.sandiegozoo.org /animalbytes/t-nile_lechwe.html   (938 words)

 Case Study
The Nile river is the main source of water for the nine nations which make up the Nile basin.
In addition, development projects that are aimed at increasing the flow of the Nile remain endangered by tension and instability in the region, as well as by environmental and financial concerns.
The Nile is formed by three tributaries, the Blue Nile, the White Nile, and the Atbara.
www.american.edu /ted/ice/nile.htm   (3192 words)

Pressure on Nile resouces is likely to increase dramatically in the coming years as a result of high population growth rates in all riparian states, and increasing development-related water needs in Ethiopia.
The Blue Nile and the Atbara are subject to heavy seasonal fluctuations in flow as a result of the seasonal rains of the Ethiopian highlands.
Ethiopia's willingness to demand a greater share of the Nile waters was echoed in a February 1997 policy paper, presented during a four-day annual conference on the use of Nile River waters.
www.american.edu /ted/ice/bluenile.htm   (4285 words)

 Nile Hippopotamus - National Zoo| FONZ
Nile hippos stand from four and a half to five and a half feet tall.
Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus): Growing ten feet or longer, this stealthy reptile ambushes large animals while they drink at the river's edge.
Male Nile hippopotamuses square off at territory boundaries and perform a messy ritual: They turn backside to backside and shower each other in urine and feces—broadcasted with the help of their paddling tails—before walking away from each other.
nationalzoo.si.edu /Animals/AfricanSavanna/fact-hippo.cfm   (844 words)

 MedlinePlus: West Nile Virus
The primary NIH organization for research on West Nile Virus is the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
West Nile virus (WNV) is an infectious disease that first appeared in the United States in 1999.
It may cause inflammation of the brain, called encephalitis, or inflammation of the tissue that surrounds the brain and spinal cord, called meningitis.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/westnilevirus.html   (551 words)

 the Living Africa: the land - Nile River - intro
At 4,132 miles (6,650 km.), the Nile River is the longest river in the world.
The Nile River basin is immense and occupies an area about one-tenth of the continent of Africa.
The Nile receives its name from the Greek Neilos, which means a valley or river valley.
library.thinkquest.org /16645/the_land/nile_river.shtml   (341 words)

 Nile: Annihilation of the Wicked - PopMatters Music Review
Musically, Nile's style might derive a fair bit from Egyptian and Middle Eastern sounds, but their sound is deeply rooted in classic death metal, in the same vein as the genre's great progenitors, Death and Morbid Angel.
Death metal is one of those musical styles that isn't for everybody, as it can be an acquired taste, but everybody needs a little of everything in their record collections, and if there's one death metal album from 2005 that's definitely worth hearing, it's this one.
Nile's music is masterful, brilliantly brutal art, and Annihilation of the Wicked has exceeded everyone's lofty expectations, and is easily one of the best metal releases of the year.
www.popmatters.com /music/reviews/n/nile-annihilation.shtml   (866 words)

 Dynasty Floating hotels & Restaurants - " Nile Vision "
The Nile Vision Cruise has been created by Dynasty Floating Hotels and Restaurants, entirety introduced to a modern cruise that could -finally offer hospitality of superior standard.
High level of hospitality, not recognized nowadays on the Nile, that matches with the high level of services, taking care of the tiny details, standard sailing navigation and concentrated cultural visits with the constant presence of expert speaking guides.
Nile Vision, with its international and refined atmosphere offers consecutive entertainments, and assures a perfect assistance, difficultly imitable.
www.nile-vision.com /about.html   (136 words)

 Nile --- Official Relapse Records Band Page
NILE commenced a grueling 18-month world tour shortly upon the records release: one that would see them crisscross the states numerous times before being invited to accompany MORBID ANGEL on their world tour.
By the time the tour ended with their jaw-dropping European debut at Dynamo ‘99 and subsequent European Tour, NILE were already being touted as one of metal’s most ambitious and fastest rising stars.
Once again NILE hit the road and over the next year, in support slots and as the headliner, the band proved they had no equal in the live arena.
www.relapse.com /artist/artist.aspx?ArtistID=10075   (1479 words)

 The Nile River
The Nile is the longest river in the world, stretching north for approximately 4,000 miles from East Africa to the Mediterranean.
The Nile flows from the mountains in the south to the Mediterranean in the north.
Two Hymns to the Nile, one probably composed in the Middle Kingdom, the second written later in the Ramesside period, praise Hapy and the river for its renewed life for Egypt.
www.touregypt.net /magazine/mag05012001/magf4a.htm   (1476 words)

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