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the surface features of a place or region. The topography of a region includes hills, valleys, streams, lakes, bridges, tunnels, and roads.
What type of topography is bad, and why?
Desert and mountains, dry and desolate and dry and hot - no water
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East Africa into the Mediterranean Sea
What was the most important ant environmental factor for settling by the Nile river
Source of fresh water in a desert area
How was the Nile river valley a naturally irrigated and fertile?
Every summer the river overflowed it's banks to irrigate and deposited silt that was perfect for farming
Name the 7 animals that were abundant in the nile region...
Fish, ducks, geese, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, and ostriches
Why about the topology of the river valley encouraged settlement?
Wide flat areas around the river bends
What 2 types of useful plants were plentiful in the Nile valley?
Reeds and the tough water plant papyrus
River in SW Asia flows from Lebanon mountains south through the sea of galilee into the dead sea.
Why did more people in Canaan become herders rather than farmers?
Much of the land in Canaan was too hot, dry or hilly for farming.
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