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mleeds412 on March 29, 2009
The locations in chapter 12 (Africa). Use the test mode and only check "matching" to practice like the test.
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|kilwa||most beautiful city|
|Kumbi Saleh||city with one part for ruler and one part for commerce 6 miles away|
|savana||largest climate zone, it's a grassy plain that's fertile but with irregular rain|
|Sahara||largest desert in the world, in N. Africa|
|Great Rift Valley||in East Africa, housed earliest people|
|Timbuktu||wealthy center of learning in the Mali empire|
|Kano||most prosperous Hausa city-state, 14 mile circumference; 30,000 people, best king was the Muslim Muhammad Rumfa|
|Great Zimbabwe||AKA great stone buildings, discovered in 1800s by Europeans who thought the Phoenicians built them but Bantu-speaking Africans did, kept cattle in stone enclosing, did NOT run out of gold|
|Kalahari||desert in Southwest Africa near Nubia that to which the Khoisans adapted and lived in bands of 20-30 people|