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17 terms
world geography review preap
longitude
latitude
international dateline
prime meridian
runs north to south/measures east to west
runs east to west/measures north to south
180
0 longitude
longitude
runs north to south/measures east to west
latitude
runs east to west/measures north to south
44 terms
preap world geography culture vocab
acculturation
assimilation
caliph
church
when a culture adds to itself
one unique culture may disappear into another culture, as mem…
ruler of the Muslim community
The community of Christians
acculturation
when a culture adds to itself
assimilation
one unique culture may disappear into another culture, as mem…
46 terms
preap world geography population vocabulary
Agricultural revolution
birth rate
carrying capacity
central business district
a period of technological improvement and increased crop prod…
the number of people born in a region in a given year, divide…
the number or quantity of people or things that can be convey…
"Downtown", the center of town, often the oldest section of t…
Agricultural revolution
a period of technological improvement and increased crop prod…
birth rate
the number of people born in a region in a given year, divide…
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WORLD GEOGRAPHY PREAP SEMESTER REVIEW
wheat barley rye oats
satellities
warm/moist air
switzerland and austira
farmers use Russia's areas of rich chernozem soil to grow what
beginning in 1989 many countries in Eastern Europe that had b…
The north Atlantic current carries ___________ over the coast…
which countries in northwestern Europe mainly rely on renewab…
wheat barley rye oats
farmers use Russia's areas of rich chernozem soil to grow what
satellities
beginning in 1989 many countries in Eastern Europe that had b…
17 terms
Semester exam review preap world geography
Demographics
Persecution
Population pyramid
Nomadic
Statistical data relating to the population and particular gr…
Punishment to injure grieve, or cause suffering to one becaus…
A graphic device that shows gender and age distribution of a…
A member of a group of people that have no fixed home
Demographics
Statistical data relating to the population and particular gr…
Persecution
Punishment to injure grieve, or cause suffering to one becaus…
World Geography Africa Vocab
Basin
Rift Valley
Mount Kilamanjaro
Escarpment
Depressions.
A long, thin valley created by the moving apart of continenta…
A volcano in Tanzania in Africa, also Africa's highest peak.
A steep slope with a nearly flat plateau on top.
Basin
Depressions.
Rift Valley
A long, thin valley created by the moving apart of continenta…
World Geography Africa RG
Africa's Plateau
1. Djouf Basin... 2. Chad Basin... 3. Sudan…
☺Rivers contain many waterfalls, rapid…
1. Rift Valleys - A long, thin valley…
What is Africa's most prominent physical feature?
List Africa's basins
Why are Africa's rivers difficult to navigate AND how does th…
List and describe the most distinctive landforms in Africa.
Africa's Plateau
What is Africa's most prominent physical feature?
1. Djouf Basin... 2. Chad Basin... 3. Sudan…
List Africa's basins
32 terms
World Geography Africa
Plateau
Elevation
Rift
Tributary
A large raised area of mostly level land
Height of Land above sea level
A rift is a deep trench.
Small rivers that flow into larger bodies of water
Plateau
A large raised area of mostly level land
Elevation
Height of Land above sea level
46 terms
Africa World Geography
escarpment
veld
sahara desert
desertificaction
steep face at the edge of a raised area, face of a mountain
grassland
largest desert in the world (as big as the US), northern afri…
spread of desert conditions, responsible for shrinking the Sa…
escarpment
steep face at the edge of a raised area, face of a mountain
veld
grassland
World Geography Africa RG
Africa's Plateau
1. Djouf Basin... 2. Chad Basin... 3. Sudan…
☺Rivers contain many waterfalls, rapid…
1. Rift Valleys - A long, thin valley…
What is Africa's most prominent physical feature?
List Africa's basins
Why are Africa's rivers difficult to navigate AND how does th…
List and describe the most distinctive landforms in Africa.
Africa's Plateau
What is Africa's most prominent physical feature?
1. Djouf Basin... 2. Chad Basin... 3. Sudan…
List Africa's basins
World Geography Africa Vocab
Basin
Rift Valley
Mount Kilamanjaro
Escarpment
Depressions.
A long, thin valley created by the moving apart of continenta…
A volcano in Tanzania in Africa, also Africa's highest peak.
A steep slope with a nearly flat plateau on top.
Basin
Depressions.
Rift Valley
A long, thin valley created by the moving apart of continenta…
84 terms
World Geography Africa
General patterns of landfroms
The "plateau" continent
Great Rift Valley
Great Rift Valley location
Large plateau surrounded by a narrow coastal plain
Higher on the east side then the west
Accounts for an increase in seismic activity
East side, mosmbik to Ethiopia
General patterns of landfroms
Large plateau surrounded by a narrow coastal plain
The "plateau" continent
Higher on the east side then the west
25 terms
World Geography Africa Vocab
African Union
Apartheid
Blood Diamonds
Cataract
The African Union (AU) is a continental union consisting of 5…
a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on ground…
a term used for a diamond mined in a war zone and sold to fin…
sections where the river tumbles over rocks and have long kep…
African Union
The African Union (AU) is a continental union consisting of 5…
Apartheid
a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on ground…
World Geography- Africa
Mt. Kilimanjaro
Rift Valleys
Victoria Falls
Serengeti Plain
Africa's largest mountain.
low lying areas caused by the Earth's plates pulling apart.
1 mile wide 130 yards high. Located on the Zambezi River.
Hot, dry, hard soil. Good for grass, not for trees. Found nea…
Mt. Kilimanjaro
Africa's largest mountain.
Rift Valleys
low lying areas caused by the Earth's plates pulling apart.
22 terms
Second Semester Geography-Africa/World
South Africa
Zambia
Mozambique Channel
Nile River
The country at 30S and 30E.
The country at 15S and 30E.
Water between Mozambique and Madagascar.
Largest river in the world.
South Africa
The country at 30S and 30E.
Zambia
The country at 15S and 30E.
10 terms
World Geography Africa Vocab
"One-commodity" country
Diversify
AIDS
Cholera
A country that relies on one principal export for much of its…
To increase the variety of products in a country's economy; t…
A disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV.
A treatable infectious disease that can be fatal and is cause…
"One-commodity" country
A country that relies on one principal export for much of its…
Diversify
To increase the variety of products in a country's economy; t…
34 terms
world studies africa geography
mali
tanzania
south africa
mozambique
mali
tanzania
16 terms
Africa Test - World Geography
latitude
rift valley
Mt. Kilimanjaro
Sahara Desert
Distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
a valley formed by the separation of tectonic plates
tallest mountain in africa
the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northe…
latitude
Distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
rift valley
a valley formed by the separation of tectonic plates
14 terms
World Geography Africa Review
Major Physical features of Africa
Dominant Features of Africa
Highest Mountain
Longest River
-Sahara... -Nile River... -Congo River... -The Great Rift Valley... -Mt.…
Plateaus and Basins
Mt. Kilimanjaro
The Nile River
Major Physical features of Africa
-Sahara... -Nile River... -Congo River... -The Great Rift Valley... -Mt.…
Dominant Features of Africa
Plateaus and Basins
world studies africa geography
mali
tanzania
south africa
mozambique
mali
tanzania
17 terms
World geography Africa vocabulary
Basin
Nile River
Rift Valley
Mount Kilimanjaro
An area drained by a major river and tributes
The worlds largest river, flowing over 4,000 miles through th…
A long, thin valley created by the moving apart of the contin…
A volcano in tanzania in africa, also africas highest peak
Basin
An area drained by a major river and tributes
Nile River
The worlds largest river, flowing over 4,000 miles through th…
9 terms
ESL World Geography Africa
transition zone
Sahel
animist (animism)
subsistence farming
An area in which the properties of the land under go a radica…
Steppe region extending from Senegal to Somalia that receives…
Pertaining to the religious beliefs of animist in which natur…
Farming that provides the basic needs of a family.
transition zone
An area in which the properties of the land under go a radica…
Sahel
Steppe region extending from Senegal to Somalia that receives…
111 terms
World Geography Africa RG
Africa's Plateau
1. Djouf Basin... 2. Chad Basin... 3. Sudan…
☺Rivers contain many waterfalls, rapid…
1. Rift Valleys - A long, thin valley…
What is Africa's most prominent physical feature?
List Africa's basins
Why are Africa's rivers difficult to navigate AND how does th…
List and describe the most distinctive landforms in Africa.
Africa's Plateau
What is Africa's most prominent physical feature?
1. Djouf Basin... 2. Chad Basin... 3. Sudan…
List Africa's basins
111 terms
World Geography Africa RG
Africa's Plateau
1. Djouf Basin... 2. Chad Basin... 3. Sudan…
☺Rivers contain many waterfalls, rapid…
1. Rift Valleys - A long, thin valley…
What is Africa's most prominent physical feature?
List Africa's basins
Why are Africa's rivers difficult to navigate AND how does th…
List and describe the most distinctive landforms in Africa.
Africa's Plateau
What is Africa's most prominent physical feature?
1. Djouf Basin... 2. Chad Basin... 3. Sudan…
List Africa's basins
20 terms
World Regional geography : Africa
The Berlin Conference
Robben Island
Shell and BP
Camels
The Scramble for Africa occurred here
Prison home of Nelson Mandela
Foreign oil companies in Africa
Still known as the ships of the desert
The Berlin Conference
The Scramble for Africa occurred here
Robben Island
Prison home of Nelson Mandela
67 terms
World Geography: Subsaharan Africa
Rift Valley
How are lakes formed?
Continental Drift
West Africa in Precolonial Period..
The trough or trench that forms when a thinning strip of the…
The continent spreading apart.
The slow movement of continents controlled by the processes a…
Most culturally and economically productive area on continent.
Rift Valley
The trough or trench that forms when a thinning strip of the…
How are lakes formed?
The continent spreading apart.
6 terms
world geography africa capitals
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Uganda
Sudan
Rwanda
Kinshasa
Kampala
Khartoum
Kigali
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kinshasa
Uganda
Kampala
25 terms
africa world geography
mountain range north Africa
main river north Africa.
predominant religon in NA
describe the (indigenous) and current…
...
...
...
burburs-ramers and nomadic bedomin-hearders
mountain range north Africa
...
main river north Africa.
...
10 terms
World Geography Africa Vocab
Desertification
Savanna
Subsistence Farming
Ethnic Group
Fertile land becoming too dry for crops.
Grassland; often between rain forests and dry areas.
Growing crops to just support ones family.
People that share a language, a religion, family ties, and/or…
Desertification
Fertile land becoming too dry for crops.
Savanna
Grassland; often between rain forests and dry areas.
World Geography Africa
Desertification
Savanna
Subsistence Farming
Ethnic Group
Fertile land becoming too dry for crops
Grassland: often between rain forests and dry areas
Growing crops to just support one's family
People that share a language, a religion, family ties and cus…
Desertification
Fertile land becoming too dry for crops
Savanna
Grassland: often between rain forests and dry areas
24 terms
World Geography: Africa
Basins
Nile river
Rift valley
Mount Kilimanjaro
a deep depression that can fill water
The worlds longest river flowing over 4,000 through the Sudan…
long, thin valley created by the moving apart of the continen…
A volcano in Africa, also Africa's highest peak
Basins
a deep depression that can fill water
Nile river
The worlds longest river flowing over 4,000 through the Sudan…
15 terms
World Geo- Africa Geography
kilimanjaro
Great Rift Valley
Lake Tanganyika
Lake Malawi
the highest mountain in Africa
lies within a fault... stretches from Syria to Mozambique
longest lake in the world
mountains around it
kilimanjaro
the highest mountain in Africa
Great Rift Valley
lies within a fault... stretches from Syria to Mozambique
18 terms
World Geography: Africa
Africa
Plateau
Sahara Desert
Sahel
is a huge plateau
high, flat land
largest desert in the world
"shore of the desert" grassland below the sahara
Africa
is a huge plateau
Plateau
high, flat land
World Geography East Africa
Sudan
Ethiopia
Kenya
Tanzania
*Khartoum
*Addis Ababa
*Nairobi
*Dar es Salaam
Sudan
*Khartoum
Ethiopia
*Addis Ababa
10 terms
World Geography Final- Africa
Chad
Angola
Sao Tome and Principe
Comoros
N'djamena
Luanda
Sao Tome
Moroni
Chad
N'djamena
Angola
Luanda
World Geography Africa Vocabulary
Secular
Micro-lending
Lingua franca
River basin
Principle that involves strict preparation of the state, diff…
lending of very small amounts of money
language that is adopted as a common language between native…
land drained by a river
Secular
Principle that involves strict preparation of the state, diff…
Micro-lending
lending of very small amounts of money
World Geography - Africa
Cairo
Dakar
Kinshasa
Nairobi
City in North Africa - capital of Egypt
Capital of Senegal
City in Central Africa - capital of D.R.C.
City in East Africa - capital of Kenya
Cairo
City in North Africa - capital of Egypt
Dakar
Capital of Senegal
58 terms
World Geography: Africa
Africa's main commodities (goods that…
Nile River
Lake Tanganyika
Lake Victoria
Its natural resources.
-Worlds longest river... -95% of Egyptians get water from the Ni…
Worlds longest lake
Africa's largest lake
Africa's main commodities (goods that…
Its natural resources.
Nile River
-Worlds longest river... -95% of Egyptians get water from the Ni…
World Geography Africa Map
Sahara Desert
Sahel
Kalahari Desert
Nile River
Sahara Desert
Sahel
14 terms
World Geography - Africa
hydroelectric potential
perennial irrigation
riven basin
water cycle
the electric power that can be generated from flowing water
a system that allows for the year-round watering of crops
the area drained by a river and its tributaries
the movement of water from the surface of Earth to the atmosp…
hydroelectric potential
the electric power that can be generated from flowing water
perennial irrigation
a system that allows for the year-round watering of crops
World Geography Africa Terms
Basin
Nile River
Mount Kilimanjaro
Escarpment
An area drianed by a major river and its tributaries.
The world's longest river, flowing over 4,000 miles through t…
A volcano in Tanzania in Africa, also Africa's highest peak.
A steep slope with a nearly flat plateau on top.
Basin
An area drianed by a major river and its tributaries.
Nile River
The world's longest river, flowing over 4,000 miles through t…
102 terms
africa world geography
2nd
90
two thirds
adair
africa is the __ largest continent
____% of land lying within tropics
___ of africans live in rural areas and make a living by farm…
what's yo name baby?
2nd
africa is the __ largest continent
90
____% of land lying within tropics
58 terms
World Geography - Africa
Nigeria
Ethiopia
Egypt
Democratic Republic of the Congo
This is often referred to as the "Giant of Africa", owing to…
This is the most populous landlocked country in the world, as…
With over 89 million inhabitants, this is the most populous c…
This is the second largest country in Africa by area and four…
Nigeria
This is often referred to as the "Giant of Africa", owing to…
Ethiopia
This is the most populous landlocked country in the world, as…
29 terms
World Geography (Africa)
Nile River
Niger River
Niger Delta
Shara Desert
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
an African river
delta of the Niger River and an area of Nigeria with rich oil…
Largest hot desert
Nile River
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
Niger River
an African river
25 terms
World Geography Africa Vocab
African Union
Apartheid
Blood Diamonds
Cataract
The African Union (AU) is a continental union consisting of 5…
a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on ground…
a term used for a diamond mined in a war zone and sold to fin…
sections where the river tumbles over rocks and have long kep…
African Union
The African Union (AU) is a continental union consisting of 5…
Apartheid
a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on ground…
111 terms
World Geography Africa RG
Africa's Plateau
1. Djouf Basin... 2. Chad Basin... 3. Sudan…
☺Rivers contain many waterfalls, rapid…
1. Rift Valleys - A long, thin valley…
What is Africa's most prominent physical feature?
List Africa's basins
Why are Africa's rivers difficult to navigate AND how does th…
List and describe the most distinctive landforms in Africa.
Africa's Plateau
What is Africa's most prominent physical feature?
1. Djouf Basin... 2. Chad Basin... 3. Sudan…
List Africa's basins
44 terms
World Geography: North Africa
Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt
Rabat
Tunis
Algiers
countries of North Africa
capital of Morocco
capital of Tunisia
capital of Algeria
Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt
countries of North Africa
Rabat
capital of Morocco
14 terms
World geography: Africa vocab
Basin
Nile river
Mount Kilimanjaro
Sahara
Depressions
The worlds longest river flowing 4,000 miles through the Suda…
A volcano in Tanzania in Africa also Africa's highest peak
Largest desert in the world stretching 3,000 miles across the…
Basin
Depressions
Nile river
The worlds longest river flowing 4,000 miles through the Suda…
123 terms
World Geography... Africa
What is proof that Africans had develo…
Muslim traders often preferred castrat…
... is the major religion of Northern…
The ... culture traded with merchants…
iron smelting had been practice for over 800 years before Eur…
to promote passivity
Islam
Great Zimbabwe
What is proof that Africans had develo…
iron smelting had been practice for over 800 years before Eur…
Muslim traders often preferred castrat…
to promote passivity
WORLD GEOGRAPHY SOUTH AFRICA
African countries ha low GDP's because?
The US decided not to intervene in Rwa…
The groups having a conflict in Darfur…
Birth Rates in Africa are higher in Af…
Civil wars and conflict are spread throughout the continent.
The US lost troops in Somalia and didn't want to get embarras…
The Arab government and the citizens pf Darfur
Children are also workers that can contribute income to their…
African countries ha low GDP's because?
Civil wars and conflict are spread throughout the continent.
The US decided not to intervene in Rwa…
The US lost troops in Somalia and didn't want to get embarras…
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