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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
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…
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…
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
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
33 terms
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…
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
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…
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.
21 terms
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.
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
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
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
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
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…
10 terms
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
35 terms
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
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
10 terms
World Geography East Africa
Sudan
Ethiopia
Kenya
Tanzania
*Khartoum
*Addis Ababa
*Nairobi
*Dar es Salaam
Sudan
*Khartoum
Ethiopia
*Addis Ababa
59 terms
Africa World Geography
Egyptian Empire
Kush Empire
Axum Empire
Songhai Empire
From 2000BC-1000BC... - stayed in Egypt, along the Nile ... - exten…
From 1000BC-300AD... - settled in Sudan and South Sudan... - mainly…
300-800 AD... - Dominated the Kush Empire in northeast Africa ... -…
From 1400AD- 1600AD... - northwest Africa... - last empire of Songh…
Egyptian Empire
From 2000BC-1000BC... - stayed in Egypt, along the Nile ... - exten…
Kush Empire
From 1000BC-300AD... - settled in Sudan and South Sudan... - mainly…
21 terms
World Geography Africa Map
Sahara Desert
Sahel
Kalahari Desert
Nile River
Sahara Desert
Sahel
21 terms
World geography vocabulary for Africa
Tropical rain forest
Desert
Savanna
Steppe
Equatorial forests (jungle) from warn temperatures and heavy…
A dry and usually barren region (less than 10' of rain per ye…
A tropical or subtropical grassland and grasslands and a few…
A semi-arid region (usually between a savanna and a desert) S…
Tropical rain forest
Equatorial forests (jungle) from warn temperatures and heavy…
Desert
A dry and usually barren region (less than 10' of rain per ye…
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…
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
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…
59 terms
Geography Of The World: Africa
Morocco
Algeria
Tunisia
Libya
Morocco
Algeria
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
38 terms
World Geography - Africa Test
Africa is a huge...
How many feet above sea level?
basins
Basins can be how deep?
plateau
1000
depressions in the earth
5,000 feet deep
Africa is a huge...
plateau
How many feet above sea level?
1000
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.
...
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
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…
10 terms
World Geography Final- Africa
Chad
Angola
Sao Tome and Principe
Comoros
N'djamena
Luanda
Sao Tome
Moroni
Chad
N'djamena
Angola
Luanda
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.
109 terms
World Geography Notes--Africa
What separates Africa from Europe?
What did the Greek historian Herodotus…
The first recorded African Christian
What separates Africa from Asia?
Strait of Gibraltar
The gift of the nile
Ethiopian Eunuch
Suez Canal
What separates Africa from Europe?
Strait of Gibraltar
What did the Greek historian Herodotus…
The gift of the nile
47 terms
World Geography--Africa Test
What is Africa ranked in size and popu…
What land feature divides Africa in ha…
Where are many Africans moving for work?
Tallest freestanding mountain in the w…
2nd largest in the world
the equator
main cities
Mt. Kilimanjaro
What is Africa ranked in size and popu…
2nd largest in the world
What land feature divides Africa in ha…
the equator
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…
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.
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
42 terms
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…
20 terms
Africa - World Geography
Nile River
Suez Canal
Sahara Desert
Sahel
Longest River in the world
Located in Egypt... Divides the mainland Egypt from the Sinai Pe…
The largest desert in the world
Semi-arid region just south of the Sahara... Dry grasslands with…
Nile River
Longest River in the world
Suez Canal
Located in Egypt... Divides the mainland Egypt from the Sinai Pe…
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
11 terms
world civ Africa geography
Desert
Savannah
Sahel
Rainforest
LITTLE to NO RAINFALL, few plants... -few people live here... -Hard…
Grasslands, with small plants, and desert like area... -Get more…
Transition zone between the Savannah and the Sahara... - Densely…
Lot of rain and trees, and wildlife, central africa... - Poor fa…
Desert
LITTLE to NO RAINFALL, few plants... -few people live here... -Hard…
Savannah
Grasslands, with small plants, and desert like area... -Get more…
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
99 terms
World Geography - Africa Test
4x
3000
800
trade, relative location
how much large is Africa compared to the United States?
how many ethnic groups are in Africa?
how many languages are in Africa?
how does Cape Town develop?
4x
how much large is Africa compared to the United States?
3000
how many ethnic groups are in Africa?
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
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