Fertile Crescent Map
The Fertile Crescent is a strip of good land for farming that is curved like a new moon - a crescent moon. It runs up the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and then loops around and goes down the valley between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers - Mesopotamia - to the Persian Gulf. The modern countries of the Fertile Crescent are Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and western Iran.
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