Which mountain Range extends across Morocco and Algeria?
Today, about _______% of Egypt's people live on 3% of its land.
A ______ climate receives an average of 10 inches of rain or less per year.
A way of life for people living in the steppe climate zone
A __________ climate borders the Sahara to the north and the south
A highland climate is generally ___________ and __________ than other climates in the region
The Sahara covers most of
shifting tectonic plates
The Great Rift Valley was formed, in part, by
minerals and water
What are the most abundant natural resources in Africa south of the Sahara?
What human-made African lake supplies electricity to Ghana?
The tropical wet climate zone in Africa south of the Sahara can receive more than _____ inches of rain a year.
In western Africa, a ________ is welcome after heavy summer rains.
tropical to steppe and desert
As one moves away from the Equator, climates change from
The Kalahari Desert is located in ______________.
navigated from mouth to source
Most of the rivers in Africa south of the Sahara cannot be......
steppe south of the Sahara
The _________ is called the Sahel
The factor that has the greatest influence on climate in Africa south of the Sahara is
The __________ forms part of the escarpment along the southern edge of the African continent
Tropical rain forests are located in Africa south of the Sahara near the ________
Droughts and a dry climate have contributed to the shrinking size of Lake ________
The course of the ________ River to the sea is interrupted by Victoria Falls on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe
The expansion of agricultural lands in Africa south of the Sahara poses a serious threat to
Which area of Africa south of the Sahara is characterized by mid-latitude climates?
_______ occurs when long periods of drought and land use destroy the vegetation
Lake __________, the largest lake in Africa, is located between the eastern and western branches of the Great Rift Valley
Kilimanjaro is located in the region known as Africa's ________ highlands
Tropical grasslands are also referred to as
Important for both agriculture and transportation, the _____ River is the main artery in western Africa.
Alternating wet and dry seasons are characteristic of which type of climate in Africa south of the Sahara?
highlands, east africa
Vertical climate zones exist in the ________ of ________.
A dusty, northeast trade wind from the Sahara that dries up moisture is known as a
Savanna covers almost _________ of Africa
June, July, August
In the Sahel, most rain falls in ________, _________, and _______
(answer, answer, answer)
coastal areas, river plains
Most of West Africa's population is concentrated in ___________ and _________. (answer, answer)
___________ is considered the place of origin for all of humankind
Currently, the most urbanized country in the Sahel is ______.
unevenly, land, climate
The population of East Africa is _______ distributed because of _________ and ______. (answer, answer, answer)