How did the fertile crescent get its name for mesopotamia?


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2011-10-15 21:55:37
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The land is fertile and it is shaped like a crescent

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The Fertile Crescent is the nickname for Mesopotamia. This is because Mesopotamia is crescent shaped and is known for its fertile soil.

Mesopotamia is located in the fertile crescent

The land in Mesopotamia was fertile, and it happened to be shaped like a crescent.

The Fertile Crescent is also called Mesopotamia, although Mesopotamia is only the part of Fertile Crescent in between the two rivers, Tigris and Euphrates.

another name for the fertile cresent is Mesopotamia

The Fertile Crescent's second name was Mesopotamia.

Other than the fertile crecent, there is no other name for Mesopotamia.

Mesopotamia was in the fertile crescent and Mesopotamia means "between the to rivers".

Another name for the region known as the fertile crescent is called mesopotamia

The two rivers in Mesopotamia ("the fertile crescent") are the Tigris and Euphrates.

No. Jerusalem is in the Levant Region. The Levant Region and Mesopotamia together constitute the Fertile Crescent, so while Jerusalem is not in Mesopotamia, it is in the Fertile Crescent.

isn't it obvious? the land is shaped like a crescent and the soil there is fertile or rich.

Mesopotamia is known as the Fertile Crescent.

Mesopotamia was part of the Fertile Crescent, which included today's Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. It was a fertile area watered by substantial rivers.

It's the other way around; Mesopotamia is part of the Fertile Crescent.Mesopotamia is only the eastern part of the Fertile crescent, in the current country of Iraq. The western part included Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, and Palestine. It is called the fertile crescent because it is a fertile area in the surrounding desert and mountains, and it is shaped in a crescent.

Mesopotamia is in the fertile crescent, in what is now Iraq.

Because the shape of Mesopotamia was shaped like a crescent, and the land was fertile because oof the rivers.

Mesopotamia means" the land between rivers." It is sometimes called the fertile crescent because on a map the fertile land forms a crescent- like shape.

The soil there is fertitle and the land shapes like cresent

The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers are the rivers that border Mesopotamia, not the Fertile Crescent.

The area were Mesopotamia resided (the Fertile Crescent) is a temperate zone.

Civilization began in mesopotamia because of the fertile crescent.

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