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Ancient Mesopotamia had a dry glacial climate, along with Egypt and other empires of the ancient Near East. Mesopotamia was located in what is now known as Iraq. Mesopotamia, which translates to "the land between the rivers," experienced the severe cold drought of 6200 B.C.

www.geotimes.org/feb04/NN_Mesopotamian.html

One reason could be climate, said Harvey Weiss, an archaeologist at Yale University, at the meeting in December. The climate record in ancient Mesopotamia and around the world shows an abrupt climate change event in 6400 B.C., about 8,200 radiocarbon years before present.

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Climate, Culture, and Catastrophe in the Ancient World This page presents a summary narrative of and links to geological and paleoclimatalogical data bearing on the remarkable events of 3000 BCE (calendar years BC), when urban/technological society began. Most of our data comes from referenced scientific literature, although some of the studies, such as of the Mesopotamian delta,and certain ...

ancientmesopotamians.com/ancient-mesopotamian-climate.html

Mesopotamia Climate and Geography. The course of the two rivers has remained unchanged since the ancient times cutting into the limestone river beds. In southern Mesopotamia, the situation is different. Sediment for the last thousand years has made the river banks soft leading to a change in direction as well as flooding.

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Chemical traces in the dust allowed the scientists to pinpoint its origins in Mesopotamia. The severe climate change that may have helped topple the Akkadians probably had its roots in the far-off ...

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Overland routes in Mesopotamia usually follow the Euphrates because the banks of the Tigris are frequently steep and difficult. The climate of the region is semi-arid with a vast desert expanse in the north which gives way to a 15,000-square-kilometre (5,800 sq mi) region of marshes, lagoons, mud flats, and reed banks in the south.

sciencing.com/temperature-climate-ancient-mesopotamia-9330...

Mesopotamia, the land between two rivers, is considered the cradle of civilization. It flourished because of its unique climatic and geographical conditions. Environmental changes may have been responsible for its collapse.

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One reason could be climate, said Harvey Weiss, an archaeologist at Yale University, at the meeting in December. The climate record in ancient Mesopotamia and around the world shows an abrupt climate change event in 6400 B.C., about 8,200 radiocarbon years before present.

www.livescience.com/20614-collapse-mythical-river...

An ancient civilization called the Harappans lived along a mythical river near the Arabian Sea, with climate change and associated drought leading to their demise.

www.ancient.eu/Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia (from the Greek, meaning 'between two rivers’) was an ancient region located in the eastern Mediterranean bounded in the northeast by the Zagros Mountains and in the southeast by the Arabian Plateau, corresponding to today’s Iraq, mostly, but also parts of modern-day Iran, Syria and Turkey.The 'two rivers' of the name referred to the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers and the ...