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Chp 7 Key Terms - Geog of Ancient Egypt and Middle East

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topography
he shape and elevation of surface features, such as mountains or deserts, of a place
Nile River
the longest river in the world, flowing through eastern Africa to a delta in northeastern Egypt around 3100 B.C.E.
vegetation
the plants of a place or region
Egypt
a nation in northeast Africa, first settled around 3100 B.C.E.
Canaan
a land northeast of Egypt, settled by the ancient Israelites, from about 1800 B.C.E. to 70 C.E.
Mediterranean Sea
a body of water north of Africa and south of Europe.
Kush
a society along the Nile River, south of Egypt, from about 2000 B.C.E. to 350 B.C.E.
Jordan River
a river in southwestern Asia that flows from the Lebanon Mountains, south through the Sea of Galilee, into the Dead Sea