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Unit 3 Middle East Geography

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Saudi Arabia
What country?
Euphrates River
What is this physical feature?
Turkey
What country?
Iran
What country?
Afghanistan
What country?
Israel
What country?
Iraq
What country?
Persian Gulf
What is this physical feature?
Tigris River
What is this physical feature?
Arabian sea
What is this physical feature?
Suez Canal
What is this physical feature?
Red sea
What is this physical feature?
Dead Sea
What is this physical feature?
Jordan River
This forms a natural border between the countries of Israel and Jordan.
Suez Canal
Connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.
Suez Canal
Often called the "crossroads of Europe, Africa, and Asia"
Red Sea
Separates the Arabian Peninsula from the African continent.
Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Both start in mountains of Turkey
Persian Gulf
Separates the Arabian Peninsula from Iran
Strait of Hormuz
Joins the Persian Gulf to the Arabian Sea.
Strait of Hormuz
Critical shipping channel because of the oil in Persian Gulf
Arabian Sea
For centuries, trade between Europe and western ports of India traveled over this body of water.
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