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Nafsadh. Map of Fertile Crescent. Digital image. Wikimedia. N.p., 22 May 2011. Web. 4 Mar. 2016.
The area shown above is significant in history because
it is rich in mineral deposits.
humans first learned to cultivate crops there.
it is home to most of the early cave paintings.
it is the birthplace of Buddhism.
the desert keeps invaders out.