Lesson 4: The Nile River - An Overview

Map Check: Tracing the Nile

Using your Collins map of Africa or any other map from your campus library, trace the course of the Nile River from its headwaters near the equator to its famous delta on the Mediterranean Sea.

  1. Does the Nile flow uphill or downhill?
  2. Which direction does the river flow?
  3. How many countries does the river traverse?
  4. In which type of climate zone does the river have its headwaters

Check your answers by taking the self-check quiz (click on the link titled "Tracing the Nile Submission Form"). While this exercise isn't graded, it will be noted whether you complete the exercise or not...best of luck!

Additional Resources

Here are some additional online maps that may assist you in your analysis: