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Tigris River

The Tigris is one of the two rivers that defined Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization. It flows through modern-day Turkey and Iraq.

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What country is the river Mekong located in?

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It is in Asia. It runs through China, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and finally Vietnam.

What role did agriculture play in the emergence of early civilizations?

The development of agriculture made early civilization posssible. Now they could feed groups of more than a few dozen.

Why was the land near the Tigris river and Euphrates river so important to the early settlers in Ancient Mesopotamia?

The area between the rivers contains fertile land and the rivers provide fishing and a water source. Early civilizations came from nomads settling down and farming. All early culture hearths started from a surplus of food. Agriculture between the rivers created a surplus of vegetables and fruits. The fishing and water create a permanent civilization.

How did the people of the Tigris and Euphrates river valleys interact with their environment?

They used irrigation systems and dammed parts of the rivers into small pools to reduce the risk of flooding and to increase the water supply.

How rivers are formed?

A river is formed when a stream of water flows into another body of water, whether lake or sea and flows directly into the sea.... That is how a river is formed%%%%%%%%%$$$$$$$$$$

What is Mesopotamia?

Mesopatamia is a small piece of land in the middle east. It means the land between two rivers. It is surrounded by the Tigris and Euphrates River.

What two modern day countries do the Tigris River and Euphrates River cross before they empty into the Persian Gulf?

Both the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers start in Turkey and then flow through both Syria and Iraq before emptying into the Persian Gulf.

Does Tigris mean tiger?

Yes because that is the latin word for tigers.

How are the Nile River and Tigris and Euphrates River different?

The main difference is that the Nile river has predictable and gradual flooding while the Tigris andEuphrates rivers both had unpredictable flooding that caused that region to decline.

Tigris and Euphrates river?

Please put your question in a complete sentence so it will be easier for someone to answer.

The Tigris and Euphrates river are rivers that flow through Mesopotamia which is in greek and defined as land between rivers and please be a complete sentence.

What does the Panthera Tigris eat?

The tiger is one of the most feared animals in the world. That is probably because it is the largest of the felids, although the Sumatran tiger is smaller than the Indian tiger. The tiger is known for its stripes, and the Sumatran tiger has stripes that are a little closer to each other than some other subspecies of tiger. Tigers have very muscular front legs (forepaws) with large paws armed with large, sharp claws. They have strong back legs that are designed for pouncing on prey. Its jaw is shortened, which gives it more power when eating

Tigers eat mostly sambar, chital, Red deer, Swamp deer, Rusa deer, and Wild pigs. Occasionally, however, they will kill a rhino or elephant calf. About one in ten or twenty attempts to catch prey is successful. Unlike the cheetah, the large tiger cannot outrun most of its prey. Instead, it relies on the element of surprise by hiding in the tall grass and ambushing it prey

Unlike the cheetah and lion, the tiger does not live in open areas. They rely on ambushing their prey, which requires something to hide them. As a result, they prefer to live in moderate to dense cover

Why are the Tigris and Euphrates called the rivers of life and death?

Death because once every one to two years, the rivers would flood and the water would destroy everything in their path. Life because when the river would flood, it left the soil rich with nutrients which provided food.

How is a river formed?

Water rubs on land surface and causes erosion, or breaking down of the rock, causing a deepness to the land appearing, and in turn creating a stream that moves often downstream to usually a delta or larger body of water.