Photo Library >> Deserts and Desertification >> Road through the Egyptian De ...

Road through the Egyptian Desert, near Lake Nasser

Road through the Egyptian Desert, near Lake Nasser

Size Pixels Download
small 800 x 599 Download
medium 2200 x 1649 Download
large 3500 x 2625 Download
original 4352 x 3264 Download
Uploaded 19 Feb 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013
From collection: Deserts and Desertification
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Egypt's aridity and shortage of arable land are critical issues. Egypt is 97% desert and is therefore dependent on the Nile River for its existence. Only 5% of the land area in Egypt is actually occupied and less than 4% of the land is suitable for agriculture. Since such a small percentage of land is habitable, population densities in some areas along the Nile River are greater than 1,000 people per square kilometer. Soil fertility has declined because of over cultivation and agricultural l ...
Downloads: 128     Rating: 2
  • Meditaranien Coast of Egypt
  • Desert in Northern Egypt
  • Desert in Central Egypt
  • Sahara Desert, Egypt
  • Sahara Desert, Egypt
  • Irrigation plots between Lake Nasser and Toshka Lakes, Egypt
  • Toshka Lakes, Southern Egypt, February 2013
  • Lake Nasser, Egypt, February 2013