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Alternative Names: Inbada; Imbadah; Imbâba; Ebaba

Latitude/Longitude: 30° 04' 00" N/ 031° 13' 00" E

A city in the Al Jīzah governate, and part of the greater Cairo metropolitan area.

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Alternative Names: Al Ismā‘īlīyah; Ismailiyah; Ismailîya; Ismailieh; Al Ismā‘īlīya

Latitude/Longitude: 30° 35' 00" N/ 032° 16' 00" E

Plan of ismailiya

Original map: "Ismailiya." From: Baedeker, Karl. "Egypt: Handbook For Travellers. Fourth Remodelled Edition". (K. Baedeker: Leipsic, 1898): 168a. From TIMEA

This site is unique in that it was built by the in the 19th century by the French engineer Lesseps as a base for the construction of theSuez Canal. Located on the Canal, halfway between Port Said and Suez, the city hadmany gardens and shady lanes that were severely damaged by the wars of 1956 and 1967. The Ismailia Museum contains many Greco-Roman artifacts, as well as itemsrelated to the building of the Suez Canal.

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Latitude/Longitude: 30° 33' 00" N/ 032° 04' 00" E

The brick store-chambers of pithom, the city built by hebrew bondsmen (looking north)

Original stereocard: "The Brick store-chambers of Pithom, the city built by Hebrew bondsmen (looking north)" (Underwood and Underwood, 1904). 7.75 x 4.2 inches. From TIMEA

The location of Pithom was the subject of much discussion among Bible scholars, as it is mentioned in the Bible as one of the cities built bythe Israelites for the Egyptian Pharaoh. Its location was determined in 1883 by Édouard Naville. Located southwest of Ismailia in Lower Egypt, the main discoveries here were anumber of large honey-combed chambers, which most likely served as granaries for the Egyptian army.

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Port said

Alternative Names: Būr Sa'īd; Madînet Port Said; Madînat Būr Sa'īd; Bor Sa'īd

Latitude/Longitude: 31° 16' 00" N/ 032° 18' 00" E

Port said, panoramic view

Original postcard: "Port Said, Panoramic View" (Cairo Postcard Trust, n.d.). 5.25"x 3.5". From TIMEA

This city lacks any connection to Egypt’s ancient past; it is the expansion of what was originally a camp for men working on the Suez Canal.However, by the late 19th century it had become an important port city and was home to numerous consulates. In addition to the attractions of the port, where much ofthe world’s sea traffic waits to enter the Suez Canal, it is also home to a great deal of 19th century colonial architecture and several museums. Heavily damaged inthe wars of 1967 and 1973, it has been rebuilt and is today a very pleasant city of roughly 400,000.

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Alternative Names: Rashīd; Rashîd; Rosette; Er-Rashid; Bolbitine

Latitude/Longitude: 31° 24' 16" N/ 030° 24' 59" E

This town is most closely associated with the finding of the Rosetta Stone, which was instrumental indeciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. However, its strategic location on the Rosetta arm of the Nile and the Mediterranean coast made it a very important sitefor military bases, even from predynastic eras, and it was of great interest to the Ottomans and other colonial powers. Although its fame is based on the Rosetta Stone,found in 1799 and now housed in the British Museum, today the town is a testament to the glories of Ottoman architecture. At least 22 houses of Ottoman design, alongwith several mosques and churches, were built with a unique brown brick and feature beautiful mashrabiyyas, the intricately carved window screens so characteristic ofNorth African architecture.

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Suez canal

Alternative Names: Qanat as Suways; Qana el Suweis

Latitude/Longitude: 29.9166667 / longitude 32.55

Port said, steamer traversing the suez canal

Original postcard: "Port Said, Steamer Traversing the Suez Canal." (Cairo Postcard Trust, n.d). 5.25"x 3.5". From TIMEA

Linking the Mediterranean and the Red Sea, this feat of engineering opened in 1869. Although not the first canal (earlier ones, thoughnot exactly in the same location as the modern one, include ones built by Darius I and Trajan), the modern canal stretches over a hundred miles, from Port Said on theMediterranean to Suez and the Red Sea. Its opening was the cause of international celebration and was attended by royalty from all over the world; it was also markedby the opening of the “Old” Cairo Opera House, which has since been demolished.

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Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
yes that's correct
I think
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
nanocopper obvius
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
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