Unit 4- Africa
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This large lake, which was named after an English queen, is located on the equator on the border between Kenya and Tanzania
One of two very famous African mountain peaks, it is located in Tanzania just south of the border with Kenya
This lake is located in the Great Rift Valley on the border between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Beginning in Uganda and Ethiopia, this famous river flows north through Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea at Alexandria
Located in the tropics, this river flows west through the heavily forested Democratic Republic of Congo. Near Brazzaville, the river drops down to the coastal area and flows into the Atlantic Ocean
This lake is located on the southern fringe of the Sahara Desert. It is located on the border between Nigeria and Chad
This desert, located in Botswana, is the home of the Hottentots. The Hottentots are nomadic people who have learned to survive in this very dry desert.
Located near the center of Kenya, this volcanic mountain peak is the highest in Kenya.
This mountain chain is found in Morocco and Algeria
This mountain range is along the southeast coast of South Africa
This river flows along the boundary of Zambia and Zimbabwe, east across Mozambique.
This long valley extends along the eastern side of Africa. On the floor of the valley are the long, slender lakes of lake Tanganyika, Lake Nyasa, and Lake Albert.
Great Rift Valley
This large desert in Africa, located north of the equator, is the world's largest desert. It is the home of the veiled Tuareg tribe. Niger, chad, Egypt, Libya, Sudan, and Mali all have territory in this desert.