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Following Muhammad Ali Pasha rise to power in Egypt in first half of the 19th Century, Egyptian-led geographical discoveries and military conquests multiplied.
In the fifth century BCE, the Greek historian Herodotus described Egypt as a “gift of the Nile”. He was, in fact, referring to the Nile Delta, created thanks to the alluvial accumulations at the expense of the retreating sea coast