15 terms

Ch 7

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caravans
a group of people traveling together for mutual protection, often with pack animals such as camels
plateau
a raised area of flat land
nomads
a person who moves from place to place,often in search of water and vegetation
sedentary
permanently settled in one place
barter
to buy and sell buy trading goods or services rather than money
irrigate
to bring water to a dry place in order to grow crops
terrace
a flat strip of ground on a hillside used for growing crops
desert
nomads, used the camel, loose fitting gowns
desert
summer temp = 120 degrees and above
winter and night temp= below freezing
flash floods
oases
were fresh water has been trapped underground
water seeps to the surface
plant life sprouts up
oases
sedentary
dug wells
grew fruits like dates
farmers bartered crops for goods
costal plain
5-40 miles inland
ends at cliffs
damp and moist and rain falls reguraly
few natural harbors
costal plain
irrigation
farming=grains, fruits and vegies
traders
mountain
rain and elevation keeps mountains cool
winter=frost
moist winds=20 inch per year
mountian
mud bricks
terraces
farmers=fruits, melons, pomegranates
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