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Basaltic rocks of Aswan

Posted on Aug 10, 2006  |   2837 views  

Aswan is characterized by its black basaltic deposits. Basalt is an extremely hard volcanic rock, which ancient Egyptians used in paving, and sculpture works. This picture shows an small basaltic isle in the Nile River near Aswan.


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