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What are some of the landforms of ancient Egypt?

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Landforms of Ancient Egypt include the famous pyramids and King Tut's Tomb. The Nile River, Sinai Peninsula, and the great deserts are all prominent physical features of Ancient Egypt as well.

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Much of the topography of Ancient Egypt contributes to the culture of the area. The Nile River is the world's longest river, and its delta is home to the city of Cairo. The Sinai Peninsula is located between the Mediterranean and the Red Seas, and it is the only section of Egypt that lies in Asia. The Sinai Peninsula is the only land bridge from Africa to Asia, and it is referenced in the Bible as the place iwhere Moses received the Ten Commandments. Egypt is also home to a series of deserts, most famously the Sahara. The Siwa, Fayoum, Bahriya, Farafra and Dakhla deserts are also landforms in Egypt.

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