SS7G1 Africa Geography

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Egypt
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Democratic Republic of Congo
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Kenya
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Nigeria
What country is represented?
South Africa
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Sudan
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South Sudan
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Nile River
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Niger River
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Congo River
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Atlas Mountains
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Lake Tanganyika
What physical feature is represented?
Lake Victoria
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Kalahari Desert
What physical feature is represented?
Sahara Desert
What physical feature is represented?
Sahel
What physical feature/region of Africa is represented?
Savanna
What physical feature/region of Africa is represented?
Tropical Rain Forest
What physical feature/region of Africa is represented?
Sahara
World's largest desert; very few people live in this region due to its arid climate and lack of water
Sahel
Arabic for "shore"; in this case, the "shore" of the desert; region with hot and dry climate; home to semi-nomadic cattle herders
savanna
grassland region with scattered trees; supports wildlife and is most populated region of Africa
tropical rain forest
region with warm and humid climate; rich and diverse plant and animal life as well as plenty of rainfall
desert
physical feature with little to no vegetation due to an arid climate and very little rainfall/water
climate
a trend of weather patterns in a certain region over time
population distribution
the arrangement of how the population of a certain nation, region, continent,etc. is spread out; shows where people live