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The River Nile

When can the river called a dead river?

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July 13, 2009 12:30PM

The Nile is not a 'dead river' however, any river would be considered a 'dead river' once it was incapable of sustaining any form of life such as fish and aquatic plants. This would usually happen because of major pollution taking all the oxygen from the water.