Egypt celebrates Aswan Dam Anniversary

Ulhas Joglekar ulhasj at
Sat Jan 20 06:05:38 MST 2001

> Ulhas:
> >The dam is as controversial as it is beneficial, with critics pointing
> >that it has decreased Egypt's fertility and dislodged a whole population:
> >the Nubians.
> Egypt's Narada?
> Louis Proyect

Yes, there are similarities. However, Narmada is small when compared with
Aswan. It is even smaller than Three Gorges Dam in China. Narmada river is
about 1200 km long. The area of the Narmada lake is less than a tenth of
that of Aswan. Narmada Dam height is only 90 metres.


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