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World Geography North Africa and Southwest Asia Vocab
Nile River
Rift Valley
Sahara
Oasis
The world's longest river, flowing over 4,000 miles through t…
A long, thin valley created by the moving apart of the contin…
The largest desert in the world, stretching 3,000 miles acros…
A place where water from an aquifer has reached the surface;…
Nile River
The world's longest river, flowing over 4,000 miles through t…
Rift Valley
A long, thin valley created by the moving apart of the contin…
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World Geography - Southwest Asia & N. Africa
What are the two most most common clim…
What is the name of the desert that co…
What is an oasis
What is the name of a dry riverbed fou…
Arid(desert) and semi arid
Sahara Desert
An area in a desert where vegatation can grow because water i…
Wadi
What are the two most most common clim…
Arid(desert) and semi arid
What is the name of the desert that co…
Sahara Desert
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World Geography north and southwest Africa
North Africa and southwest Asia are th…
NA and SWA are the source of world rel…
The primary religion of the region is?
The term "Arabian" refers to a shared…
Cultural
Islam, Christianity, and Judaism
Islam
language
North Africa and southwest Asia are th…
Cultural
NA and SWA are the source of world rel…
Islam, Christianity, and Judaism
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World Geography Southwest Asia/North Africa
Wadis
Anatolian Peninsula
Importance of Suez Canal
The Dead Sea
the usually dry bed of a river or stream in a desert or semia…
Known as "Asia Minor", In Southwest Asia between the Black Se…
Links the Mediterranean with the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean…
the end of the Jordan River and the lowest place on the earth…
Wadis
the usually dry bed of a river or stream in a desert or semia…
Anatolian Peninsula
Known as "Asia Minor", In Southwest Asia between the Black Se…
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World Geography North Africa and Southwest Asia Vocab
Nile River
Rift Valley
Sahara
Aquifer
The world's longest river, flowing over 4,000 miles through t…
A long, thin valley created by the moving apart of the contin…
The largest desert in the world, stretching 3,000 miles acros…
An underground layer of rock that stores water.
Nile River
The world's longest river, flowing over 4,000 miles through t…
Rift Valley
A long, thin valley created by the moving apart of the contin…
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World Geography North Africa and Southwest Asia RG
3%
Atlas Mountains
African Plateau
Water collects in each basin as rivers…
Approximately what percentage of Africa's landmass does the S…
What mountains are found in Northwest Africa, south of Spain?
What is Africa's most prominent physical feature?
How are basins formed?
3%
Approximately what percentage of Africa's landmass does the S…
Atlas Mountains
What mountains are found in Northwest Africa, south of Spain?
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World Geography North Africa and Southwest Asia Vocab
Nile River
Rift Valley
Sahara
Aquifer
The world's longest river, flowing over 4,000 miles through t…
A long, thin valley created by the moving apart of the contin…
The largest desert in the world, stretching 3,000 miles acros…
An underground layer of rock that stores water.
Nile River
The world's longest river, flowing over 4,000 miles through t…
Rift Valley
A long, thin valley created by the moving apart of the contin…
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World Geography Southwest Asia & North Africa Review
Why are the populations of Southwest A…
What do the Kurds want?
How have the people living in the dese…
Why are some of the people in the Pers…
Nomadic lifestyle; people wander from place to place in searc…
They wanted their own country; Independance.
desalination: taking salt out of water
many people in Afghanistan did not want foreign aid from Amer…
Why are the populations of Southwest A…
Nomadic lifestyle; people wander from place to place in searc…
What do the Kurds want?
They wanted their own country; Independance.
32 terms
World Geography North Africa and Southwest Asia
Arabic
Arab- Islam spread so people learned A…
Bedouins
Iran, Turkey, and Egypt
Dominant Language
Largest Ethnic Group
Arab nomadic herders
Three most populated countries
Arabic
Dominant Language
Arab- Islam spread so people learned A…
Largest Ethnic Group
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North Africa and Southwest Asia World Geography Vocab
Western Wall
Souks
Rai
Islam
For the Jews, holiest site in Jerusalem, built in 538 B.C. an…
an Arab marketer or marketplace.
a style of music fusing Arabic and Algerian with a but of wes…
the religion of Muslims. Regarded through Muhamoneel as the p…
Western Wall
For the Jews, holiest site in Jerusalem, built in 538 B.C. an…
Souks
an Arab marketer or marketplace.
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World Geography North Africa and Southwest Asia Vocab
Nile River
Rift Valley
Sahara
Aquifer
world's longest river, flowing 4,000 miles through Sudan Basi…
long, thin valley created by moving apart from continental pl…
largest desert in world, stretching 3,000 miles across Africa…
underground layer of rock that stores water.
Nile River
world's longest river, flowing 4,000 miles through Sudan Basi…
Rift Valley
long, thin valley created by moving apart from continental pl…
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World Geography North Africa and Southwest Asia
Alluvial Soil
Wadi
Hieroglyphics
Nationalism
Rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by running water.
In the dry desert, a stream bed that's dry except during a he…
An ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictures and symb…
Belief in the right of each people to be an independent nation.
Alluvial Soil
Rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by running water.
Wadi
In the dry desert, a stream bed that's dry except during a he…
World Geography - Southwest Asia & N. Africa
What are the two most most common clim…
What is the name of the desert that co…
What is an oasis
What is the name of a dry riverbed fou…
Arid(desert) and semi arid
Sahara Desert
An area in a desert where vegatation can grow because water i…
Wadi
What are the two most most common clim…
Arid(desert) and semi arid
What is the name of the desert that co…
Sahara Desert
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World Geography - Southwest Asia & N. Africa
What are the two most most common clim…
What is the name of the desert that co…
What is an oasis
What is the name of a dry riverbed fou…
Arid(desert) and semi arid
Sahara Desert
An area in a desert where vegatation can grow because water i…
Wadi
What are the two most most common clim…
Arid(desert) and semi arid
What is the name of the desert that co…
Sahara Desert
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World Geography Final -Southwest Asia and North Africa
What country was taken over by the Tal…
What are the 5 pillers of Islam?
what were the laws imposed by the Tali…
What group of people live in West Bank…
Afghanistan
1. Affirmation to the belief in Allah and Muhammad and his pr…
Girls were forbidden to go to school
Palenstinians
What country was taken over by the Tal…
Afghanistan
What are the 5 pillers of Islam?
1. Affirmation to the belief in Allah and Muhammad and his pr…
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world geography North Africa and southwest Asia vocab
arid climate
authoritarian government
ayatollah
choke point
sandy dessert climate with few plants able to survive
leaders hold all political power
religious leader among Shiite Muslims
a narrow passage through which shipping must pass. a point of…
arid climate
sandy dessert climate with few plants able to survive
authoritarian government
leaders hold all political power
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World Geography Test: North Africa and Southwest Asia
The most important geographic factor t…
Natural Resources in N Africa and SW A…
The population of N Africa and SW Asia…
The SW Asia (Middle East) and N Africa…
Water
Water is scarce... Oil is plentiful; especially on the Arabian…
Increased desertification of the Sahel (expansion of the Saha…
Most of the region shares a common religion (Islam) and a com…
The most important geographic factor t…
Water
Natural Resources in N Africa and SW A…
Water is scarce... Oil is plentiful; especially on the Arabian…
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World Geography North Africa, Southwest & Central Asia
What big achievement did the early far…
Where was one of the world's first cul…
Mesopotamia was also known as...
Who lived in the fertile crescent?
domesticated animals to be of use- food, clothes, etc.
Mesopotamia (area between Tigris and Euphrates rivers)
the fertile crescent
the Sumerians
What big achievement did the early far…
domesticated animals to be of use- food, clothes, etc.
Where was one of the world's first cul…
Mesopotamia (area between Tigris and Euphrates rivers)
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World Geography - North Africa/Southwest Asia
What is Mesopotamia?
Where is Mesopotamia located?
How have the physical boundaries shape…
What are the dominate religions and la…
means 'between two rivers'
The Tigris and Euphrates rivers that run through Iraq
...
...
What is Mesopotamia?
means 'between two rivers'
Where is Mesopotamia located?
The Tigris and Euphrates rivers that run through Iraq
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World Geography and Cultures : Southwest Asia and North Africa
Which country was taken over by the Ta…
What are the five pillars of Islam?
What laws were imposed by the Taliban?
What groups of people live in the West…
Afghanistan
-Hajj to Mecca... -Alms to the poor ... -pray 5 times daily... -submis…
terrible treatment of women & set laws prohibiting them to do…
Palestinian
Which country was taken over by the Ta…
Afghanistan
What are the five pillars of Islam?
-Hajj to Mecca... -Alms to the poor ... -pray 5 times daily... -submis…
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Geography- South/Southwest Africa
Africa is the 2nd largest what?
Where is Africa located?
Savanna
The Sahara
continent
between the Tropic of Cancer & The Tropic of Capricorn
Grasslands in the west
divides the continent into 2 regions with different people an…
Africa is the 2nd largest what?
continent
Where is Africa located?
between the Tropic of Cancer & The Tropic of Capricorn
World Geography Pre-AP North Africa, Central Asia & Southwest Asia
Kazakhstan
Uzbekistan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Astana
Tashkent
Bishkek
Dushanbe
Kazakhstan
Astana
Uzbekistan
Tashkent
5 terms
North Africa/Southwest Africa (The African Transition Zone)
Which of the following is located in t…
Which of the following countries is no…
The newest independent country in nort…
Most countries in the African Transiti…
C
E
C
C
Which of the following is located in t…
C
Which of the following countries is no…
E
World Geography: Unit 6 - North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia
wadis
oasis
pastoralism
Nile Delta
a streambed that remains dry until a heavy rain
in a desert this is where underground water surfaces
the raising and growing of livestock
area in which most Egyptians live
wadis
a streambed that remains dry until a heavy rain
oasis
in a desert this is where underground water surfaces
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World Geography review guide for North Africa and Southwest Asia
What does the term Mesopotamia mean?
What percent of deserts cover most of…
What seas separate the Arabian Peninsu…
What mountain range extends across Mor…
"Land between two rivers"
50%
Red Sea and the Gulf Aden
Atlas Mountains
What does the term Mesopotamia mean?
"Land between two rivers"
What percent of deserts cover most of…
50%
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World Geography North Africa and Southwest Asia Unit Vocabulary
Arid climate
Authoritarian
Ayatollah
Choke point
Few plants can live in it. Sandy deserts often develope and i…
Descriptive of a system of government in which leaders hold a…
A religious leader among Shiite Muslims
A narrow passage such as a strait through which shipping must…
Arid climate
Few plants can live in it. Sandy deserts often develope and i…
Authoritarian
Descriptive of a system of government in which leaders hold a…
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World Geography - Unit 10: North Africa and Southwest Asia Vocabulary
aquifers
archipelago
delta
desertification
underground water sources
a group of islands clustered together in a large body of water
a broad, triangular-shaped land area at the mouth of a river
a change causing an area to become more arid
aquifers
underground water sources
archipelago
a group of islands clustered together in a large body of water
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Geography of North Africa and Southwest Asia
Nile River
Sahara Desert
arid
Atlas Mountains
world's longest river; runs north through Egypt
world's largest hot desert; covers much of North Africa
very dry
mountain range at the tip of northwest Africa
Nile River
world's longest river; runs north through Egypt
Sahara Desert
world's largest hot desert; covers much of North Africa
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African Geography of West Africa
basin
Nile River
rift valley
escarpment
a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
A deep valley that forms where two plates move apart
cliff, a steep slope resulting from erosion.
basin
a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
Nile River
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
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Honor World Geography Southwest Asia/North Africa Countries & Capitals
morocco
algeria
tunisia
libya
Rabat
Algiers
Tunis
Tripoli
morocco
Rabat
algeria
Algiers
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World Geography Chp 7: Southwest Asia and North Africa
pastoral nomadism
transhumanance
environmental issues
environmental issues
-in drier portions of the region... -people moving livestock sea…
-move livestock to cool high elevation pastures in the summer…
lengthy human settlement in a marginal land
deforestation and overgrazing
pastoral nomadism
-in drier portions of the region... -people moving livestock sea…
transhumanance
-move livestock to cool high elevation pastures in the summer…
13 terms
North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia H. World Geography Capitals
Libya
Tunisia
Egypt
Israel
Tripoli
Tunis
Cairo
Jerusalem
Libya
Tripoli
Tunisia
Tunis
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World Geography Ch 6: North Africa & Southwest Asia Key Terms
Fertile Crescent
Bedouin
Oasis
Wadis
Shaped like a semi-circle, the fertile crescent is a region i…
Nomadic people who live in the deserts in the Middle East
Fertile region of land in the middle of a desert supplied by…
Shallow valley or rivers that are dry for much of the year
Fertile Crescent
Shaped like a semi-circle, the fertile crescent is a region i…
Bedouin
Nomadic people who live in the deserts in the Middle East
25 terms
World Geography Chapter 6 (North Africa and Southwest Asia)
What percentage of Muslims belong to t…
Which of the following statements does…
How does the region's population growt…
Which country is NOT located in the Ea…
85 %
It has a secular government
Second Highest
...
What percentage of Muslims belong to t…
85 %
Which of the following statements does…
It has a secular government
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World Geography North Africa and Southwest Asia Test Vocabulary
Cultural hearths
Cuneiform
Qanats
Natural Boundary
centers where cultures developed and spread outward
a writing ystem developed by the Sumerians using wedge shaped…
underground canals
a boundary formed by something physical like mountains
Cultural hearths
centers where cultures developed and spread outward
Cuneiform
a writing ystem developed by the Sumerians using wedge shaped…
26 terms
World Geography (Chapter 7) North Africa/Southwest Asia
The land between rivers is called?
What are the 2 rivers the land is betw…
The Shiite Muslims are in which country?
About 85% of the Muslims are which gro…
Mesopotamia River
Tigris and Euphrates
Iran
The Sunnis
The land between rivers is called?
Mesopotamia River
What are the 2 rivers the land is betw…
Tigris and Euphrates
18 terms
North Africa and Southwest Asia Geography
Sahara Desert
Islam
Arabic
Maghreb
The largest "hot desert" in the world.
The major religion in much of the Middle East.
The major language in much of the Middle East.
In Arabic it means "western" or "the land farther west."
Sahara Desert
The largest "hot desert" in the world.
Islam
The major religion in much of the Middle East.
17 terms
Africa & Southwest Asia (9th Gr. Honors World Geography)
Great Rift Valley - what it is, what's…
Suez Canal - location and importance
Geographic features that affect popula…
Colonialism - why Europe colonized
a large depression in the Earth's surface formed by shifting…
next to Egypt, connecting Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea: allo…
economic need, increasing desertification & deforestation
colonized because of the raw materials and the potential mark…
Great Rift Valley - what it is, what's…
a large depression in the Earth's surface formed by shifting…
Suez Canal - location and importance
next to Egypt, connecting Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea: allo…
World Geography Exam 2: Northern Africa and Southwest Asia
Where Most People live in Egypt
Perennial Agriculture
Basin Irrigation
Aswan High Dam
Along the Nile
Crops alive year round
Surrounding Crops with Water
For water control in Aswan Egypt
Where Most People live in Egypt
Along the Nile
Perennial Agriculture
Crops alive year round
58 terms
World Geography: North Africa and Southwest Asia Review (Boane)
pastoralism
Dardanelles
cultural hearth
Ramsar Convention
the raising of aminall for food and other products
a narrow strait in Northwestern Turkey that forms a boundary…
a center where cultures developed and from which ideas and tr…
a meeting in 1971 that produced an international treaty to mo…
pastoralism
the raising of aminall for food and other products
Dardanelles
a narrow strait in Northwestern Turkey that forms a boundary…
24 terms
African Geography 1 - East Africa & Southern Africa
Sudan
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Somalia
Khartoum
Asmara
Addis Ababa
Mogadishu
Sudan
Khartoum
Eritrea
Asmara
6 terms
Chapter. 1-3 Societies in West Africa (African Geography and World Trade)
2nd Largest Continent
3 quarters of the Continent is the (bl…
Much of the continent is what kind of…
North and South of Rainforests are
Africa
Tropics
Rainforests
savannas
2nd Largest Continent
Africa
3 quarters of the Continent is the (bl…
Tropics
57 terms
World Geography Southwest Asia
Southwest Asia forms a _________ conne…
The most distinctive landform in South…
Also, on the southwest side of the Ara…
The Anatolian Peninsula is located bet…
Land bridge
Red Sea; Persian Gulf
Suez Canal
Black; Mediterranean
Southwest Asia forms a _________ conne…
Land bridge
The most distinctive landform in South…
Red Sea; Persian Gulf
18 terms
Geography of the North Africa and Southwest Asia (The Middle East)
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
Egypt
Indian Ocean
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
6 terms
African Geography 4 - North Africa
Algeria
Egypt
Libya
Morocco
Algiers
Cairo
Tripoli
Rabat
Algeria
Algiers
Egypt
Cairo
18 terms
North Africa and Southwest Asia Geography
Sahara Desert
Islam
Arabic
Maghreb
The largest "hot desert" in the world.
The major religion in much of the Middle East.
The major language in much of the Middle East.
In Arabic it means "western" or "the land farther west."
Sahara Desert
The largest "hot desert" in the world.
Islam
The major religion in much of the Middle East.
50 terms
Northern Africa and Southwest Asia Geography
Which of the following countries is no…
What is the Greek word for "the land b…
Hydraulic civilization theory holds th…
What country was least influenced by t…
Pakistan
Mesopotamia
cities able to control irrigated farming over large hinterlan…
China
Which of the following countries is no…
Pakistan
What is the Greek word for "the land b…
Mesopotamia
8 terms
African Geography 2 - Central Africa
Cameroon
Chad
Central African Republic
Gabon
Yaounde
N'Djamena
Bangui
Libreville
Cameroon
Yaounde
Chad
N'Djamena
16 terms
African Geography 3 - West Africa
Benin
Burkina Faso
Cape Verde
Mauritania
Porto-Novo
Ouagadougou
Praia
Nouakchott
Benin
Porto-Novo
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou
127 terms
Ch 1 African Geography and Africa
What are the six main rivers of Africa?
What are the three main lakes of Africa?
What ocean(s), sea(s), and/or gulf(s)…
What is the longest river in the world?
Nile River, Congo River, Zambezi River, Limpopo River, Orange…
Lake Chad, Lake Victoria, and Lake Tanganyika
Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, and…
Nile
What are the six main rivers of Africa?
Nile River, Congo River, Zambezi River, Limpopo River, Orange…
What are the three main lakes of Africa?
Lake Chad, Lake Victoria, and Lake Tanganyika
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