Using radar data from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission, areas where rice is grown in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu can be assessed. Light blue to magenta colours represent cultivated fields and light to dark green represents forests.
City Lights Illuminate the Nile NASA image acquired October 2012 The Nile River Valley and Delta comprise less than 5 percent of Egypt’s land area, but provide a home to roughly 97 percent of the country’s population.
Agriculture: The Nile River was a main part in agriculture of Egypt. It's flowing waters flooded the shores of the bank and produced fertile soils to farm with. This was vital in agriculture and the survival of the Egyptian Middle Kingdom.