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By contrast, the Nile River inundated its entire valley every year, bringing the rich black silt that made the valley one of the most fertile places on earth.
However, I had never seen an inundation before, and I may have been mistaken.
When I saw Foch on this afternoon, however, he was all in favour of the inundation.
This is also the only method foreseen in the 1888 British military textbook that discusses the technique correctly under "military obstacles".
However, in areas that have been reclaimed from the sea, marches or lakes, and are artificially protected from the waters (either accumulated precipitation, or the water source that would flood the reclaimed area, if it were not artificially protected), as in e.g.
The population at the 2010 census was 2,831; a significant drop from its peak population of 15,203 in 1920.
Hypermetric ataxia is characteristic in less severe cases.
Cattle are most affected, sheep and horses less frequently.
The entire city was evacuated in early May 2011, after the Ohio River rose above the 1937 flood levels, out of fear of a 15-foot-wall of water inundating the city.
The Army Corps of Engineers breached levees in the Mississippi flood zone below Cairo in Missouri in order to save the city.
But we were now within the limits of the annual inundation; and but few plants can thrive there.