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Terms in this set (19)
Why is the Sahara the single most important geographic factor in the history of Africa?
Because it divides the continent into two regions?
Why are the river systems of Africa not considered navigable?
Because of waterfalls and rapids
What famous tribe has its home in KwaZulu-Natal?
What was the name of the South African government's plan of segregation during the twentieth century?
What is the largest mountain in southern Africa? What range is it in? What country?
The Thabana Ntlenyana
What two major deserts lie in southern Africa?
The Kalahari and the Namib
What river divided Northern and Southern Rhodesia? What are Northern and Southern Rhodesia called today?
The Zambizi river//Zimbabwe/Zambia
What is the isolated region of Angola called?
Between what two countries is Victoria Falls located?
Zambia and Zimbabwe
Of the four island nations, which is the largest?
What are two significant features of East Africa?
Great Rift Valley, Nile River
What city is the center of trade, finance, and communication in East Africa? What country is it located in?
What is Africa's highest mountain? What nation contains it?
Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzanian
What important mountain range lies on Uganda's western border?
Why are national parks important in the Lakes Region?
They provide income from the tourists.
The Horn of Africa is the name for what peninsula?
What four nations compose the Horn of Africa?
Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea
What East African country was never successfully colonized by a European power?
What is the name of the entrance to the Red Sea?