River runs underneath the Nile?

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Offline Hadrian

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« on: 22/12/2007 21:24:10 »
is it true that a huge underground river runs underneath the Nile, with six times more water than the river above?

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« Reply #1 on: 23/12/2007 03:38:53 »
I kind of doubt it, it is probably something you heard in one of yout Irish pubs (I am using a laptop i'm not used to) after too many pints of Guinness and bitters. HOWEVER, there are tremendous amounts of fossile water in the desert near te Nile in old river beds. These are what form the oasises in the western  part of Egypt and the other parts of the Sahara.

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« Reply #2 on: 23/12/2007 05:09:44 »
I kind of doubt it, it is probably something you heard in one of yout Irish pubs (I am using a laptop i'm not used to) after too many pints of Guinness and bitters. HOWEVER, there are tremendous amounts of fossile water in the desert near te Nile in old river beds. These are what form the oasises in the western  part of Egypt and the other parts of the Sahara.

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So Jim....you're in De-Nile about it then ?
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« Reply #3 on: 23/12/2007 16:56:05 »
LOL LOL LOL
Rosalind Franklin was my first cousin and one my life's main regrets is that I never met this brilliant and beautiful lady.
She discovered the Single DNA Helix in 1953, then it was taken by Wilkins without her knowledge or agreeement.

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« Reply #4 on: 24/12/2007 12:08:27 »
well I came across this page "Amazing facts about earth" i fount it in there.


http://ludhyana.blogspot.com/2007/10/amazing-facts-about-earth.html


its no 3 in the list

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« Reply #5 on: 25/12/2007 01:07:45 »
Yes Hadrian, I am obviously in de-nile about this fact and will need to check it out when I get back from my holiday travels.

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« Reply #6 on: 26/12/2007 13:29:15 »
well i had a glass or two of wine from Chile and tuned in the the TV .................... LOL  [^]

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« Reply #7 on: 26/12/2007 20:38:48 »
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/322657.stm

You'd think that if there were one, these guys building this tunnel would have noticed it....

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« Reply #8 on: 30/12/2007 17:25:07 »
talk about digging a hole for yourself...................!!!  [:)]

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« Reply #9 on: 30/12/2007 18:32:39 »
LOL LOL LOL
Rosalind Franklin was my first cousin and one my life's main regrets is that I never met this brilliant and beautiful lady.
She discovered the Single DNA Helix in 1953, then it was taken by Wilkins without her knowledge or agreeement.