19-1 africa south

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Plateaus

Almost all of South Africa lies on a series of?

Escarpments

are steep cliffs

Escarpments create?

Barriers for trade and travel on rivers.
Block ships from interior areas .

Basins

Low sunken areas formed by tectonic activity.

Congo Basin

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Mt. Kilmanjaro is also called?

Shinny Mountain

Mt. Kenya is located in what region?

Eastern Africa

Great Rift Valley stretches from?

Southwest Asia to South Africa

Rift Valley are formed by shifting?

Tectonic Plates

Most the region's lakes are in or near ?

East Africa's Great Rift Valley

Lake Tanganyika

Longest freshwater lake in the world

Lake Victoria

Is Africa's Largest lake & 2nd largest in the world.

Lakes in Rift valley provide what 2 things?

Freshwater & Fish

Source of the White Nile ?

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Lake Tana is located in what region?

East Africa

Lake Tana is a source of ?

Blue Nile

Name the 4 large river systems, South of the Sahara and name which region it's located in?

1. Nile River, East Africa
2. Congo River, Central Africa
3. Niger River, West Africa
4. Zamezi River, South Africa

What did they use the riverrs for?

Transportation, Freshwater. Fishing

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