Study sets matching "east geography middle southwest asian northern african"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "east geography middle southwest asian northern african"

Middle East Physical Geography
The Middle East
Arabian Peninsula
Anatolian Peninsula
Wadis
transcontinental region that includes Southwest Asia, Central…
separated from Africa by the Red Sea and the rest of Asia by…
marks the beginning of the Asian continent; position of Turkey
riverbeds that remains dry except during the rainy seasons.
The Middle East
transcontinental region that includes Southwest Asia, Central…
Arabian Peninsula
separated from Africa by the Red Sea and the rest of Asia by…
The Middle East / Southwest Asia / Northern Africa
Aquifers
Delta
Oasis
Rain Shadow
underground water sources
a broad, triangular-shaped land area at the mouth of a river
a small fertile area in the desert, usually a place where wat…
an area that receives less precipitation because of its locat…
Aquifers
underground water sources
Delta
a broad, triangular-shaped land area at the mouth of a river
The Middle East / Southwest Asia / Northern Africa
Aquifers
Delta
Oasis
Rain Shadow
underground water sources
a broad, triangular-shaped land area at the mouth of a river
a small fertile area in the desert, usually a place where wat…
an area that receives less precipitation because of its locat…
Aquifers
underground water sources
Delta
a broad, triangular-shaped land area at the mouth of a river
North African/Southwest Asian Realm
Fertile Crescent
Hydraulic Civilization Theory
Levant
Shi'ites
Region of significant agricultural productivity ranging from…
Cities could control irrigated farming and held power over ot…
Area extending from Greece to northern Egypt
Believed only a blood relative of Muhammed could be leader
Fertile Crescent
Region of significant agricultural productivity ranging from…
Hydraulic Civilization Theory
Cities could control irrigated farming and held power over ot…
The North African/ Southwest Asian Realm
cultural geography
culture hearth
cultural diffusion
cultural landscape
The subfield of human geography that looks at how cultures va…
A center where cultures developed and from which ideas and tr…
The expansion and adoption of a cultural element, from its pl…
Fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural group
cultural geography
The subfield of human geography that looks at how cultures va…
culture hearth
A center where cultures developed and from which ideas and tr…
24 terms
Mr. Zac - Middle East Countries
Cyprus
Israel
Jordan
Lebanon
Cyprus
Israel
42 terms
Asian Countries
Russia
India
Bangladesh
Vietnam
Russia
India
South East Asia Geography
Ganges River
Huang He (Yellow River)
Indus River
Mekong River
Starting in the Himalayan Mountains and winding more than 150…
Named for the muddy yellow silt in carries along its path thr…
Begins high in the Himalaya Mountains in Tibet, runs through…
Flows through China, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vie…
Ganges River
Starting in the Himalayan Mountains and winding more than 150…
Huang He (Yellow River)
Named for the muddy yellow silt in carries along its path thr…
19 terms
Mr. Zac - Middle America Geography
Mexico
Belize
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Mexico
Belize
Middle East Geography
Arid
Oasis
Atlas Mountains
Ahaggar Mountains
Describing a dry, rainless climate
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetati…
mountains that separate the fertile but narrow northwest coas…
In Algeria. North Westish Africa.
Arid
Describing a dry, rainless climate
Oasis
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetati…
10 terms
Global Studies II: Middle East Geography
Suez Canal
Tigris/Euphrates
Anatolian Plateau
Mediterranean Sea
Critical trade link between Red and Mediterranean Seas
Major Rivers of the Middle East. Found in Fertile Crescent
Elevated and flat territory found in most northern parts of M…
Major body of water between Europe, Middle East and Africa
Suez Canal
Critical trade link between Red and Mediterranean Seas
Tigris/Euphrates
Major Rivers of the Middle East. Found in Fertile Crescent
20 terms
Southwest Asian and North African Realm
What major geographic feature separate…
"Middle East"
Religion in Southwest Asia
Three Key Regions of the World's Musli…
-Sahara Desert
-Term dates back to British colonialism ... -Was between what wa…
-Islam is the main religion ... -Christian minorities... -Judaism h…
-Northern Africa ... -South and Southwest Asia ... -Indonesia
What major geographic feature separate…
-Sahara Desert
"Middle East"
-Term dates back to British colonialism ... -Was between what wa…
23 terms
Mr. Zac - Asian Countries
Bangladesh
Bhutan
India
Maldives
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Geography Southwest Asia/ Middle East
red sea
suez canal
Gulf of Aden
Arabian Sea
covers rift ballet because of Arabian plate
connects Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea
connects Red Sea to Indian Ocean
Borders Omar
red sea
covers rift ballet because of Arabian plate
suez canal
connects Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea
middle east geography
arid
oasis
atlas mountains
ahaggar mountains
Having little or no rainfall; very dry
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
Africa's longest mountain range. Reaches across Morocco and A…
Mountain range in Algeria
arid
Having little or no rainfall; very dry
oasis
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
13 terms
The Middle East Geography
Arid
Oasis
Atlas Mountains
Ahaggar Mountains
Having little or no rainfall; very dry
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
Africa's longest mountain range. Reaches across Morocco and A…
Mountain range in Algeria
Arid
Having little or no rainfall; very dry
Oasis
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
54 terms
Mr. Zac - African Countries
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Algeria
Angola
23 terms
World Cultures and Geography: East Asia - China's History
Dynasty
Empire
Moral
Caravan
a series of rulers from the same family
A group of peoples or states ruled by a strong single ruler.
Right and good ,describing human behavior
a group of merchants traveling together for safety
Dynasty
a series of rulers from the same family
Empire
A group of peoples or states ruled by a strong single ruler.
9 terms
geography
Northern America
Latin America
European Region
Russia and Northern Eurasia
US, Canada ... European Descent ... Language- English and some Fren…
Mexico, Central america, South America... Europeans, Africans, N…
Mexico, Central america, South America... Europeans, Africans, N…
European, Asian, Largest region ... Language- Slavic no differen…
Northern America
US, Canada ... European Descent ... Language- English and some Fren…
Latin America
Mexico, Central america, South America... Europeans, Africans, N…
39 terms
Middle East Monotheistic Religions
Middle East
religion
Monotheism
Judaism
An area comprising the countries of southwest Asia and northe…
an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to…
the belief in the existence of one and only one god
religion, philosophy, and way of life of the Jewish people
Middle East
An area comprising the countries of southwest Asia and northe…
religion
an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to…
79 terms
Middle East Vocabulary
Nile River
Suez Canal
Sahara Desert
Zagros Mountains
Longest river in the world, in Egypt, has a delta at its mouth
Shipping route between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea,…
World's largest desert in northern Africa
Located in Southwestern Iran and Northern Iraq
Nile River
Longest river in the world, in Egypt, has a delta at its mouth
Suez Canal
Shipping route between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea,…
Hall World Geography North Africa and the Middle East
Polytheism
Monotheism
Mecca
Jerusalem
Belief in more than one god
The belief in and worship of only one God
City in western Saudi Arabia; birthplace of the Prophet Muham…
Capital of Israel... A city in the Holy Land, regarded as sacred…
Polytheism
Belief in more than one god
Monotheism
The belief in and worship of only one God
Geography of the Middle East
Arid
Oasis
Atlas Mountains
Ahaggar Mountains
Describing a dry, rainless climate
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
Mountain range on the northwestern side of the Sahara
Mountain range in Algeria
Arid
Describing a dry, rainless climate
Oasis
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
13 terms
Middle East Geography
Arid
Oasis
Atlas Mountains
Ahaggar Mountains
Having little or no rainfall; very dry
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
Africa's longest mountain range. Reaches across Morocco and A…
A mountain range in south-eastern Algeria.
Arid
Having little or no rainfall; very dry
Oasis
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
Physical Geography Vocab. Middle East
Arid
Oasis
Atlas Mountains
Ahaggar Mountains
Extremely dry
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
Mountain range on the northwestern side of the Sahara
Mountain range in Algeria
Arid
Extremely dry
Oasis
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
12 terms
Geography of the Middle East
Arid
Oasis
Atlas Mountains
Ahagger Mountains
Describing a dry, rainless climate
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
Mountain range on the northwestern side of the Sahara
Mountain range in Algeria
Arid
Describing a dry, rainless climate
Oasis
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
Geography of the Middle East
Arid
Oasis
Atlas Mountains
Ahaggar Mountains
Describing a dry, rainless climate
An area in a desert region where fresh water is usually avail…
Africa's longest mountain range. Reaches across Morocco and A…
Mountain range in Algeria
Arid
Describing a dry, rainless climate
Oasis
An area in a desert region where fresh water is usually avail…
32 terms
Human Geography: World Regions
Central America
North America
Caribbean
Latin America
Countries from Mexico south to Panama
Canada and the United States
Islands near North America
Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries of the Americas
Central America
Countries from Mexico south to Panama
North America
Canada and the United States
Middle East Physical Geography Notes
Nile River
Suez Canal
Jordan River
Dead Sea
The world's longest river (4100 miles long), which flows nort…
A human-made waterway, which was opened in 1869, connecting t…
This river flows south through Israel and Jordan in West Asia…
The lowest point on earth with about 35% salt content in its…
Nile River
The world's longest river (4100 miles long), which flows nort…
Suez Canal
A human-made waterway, which was opened in 1869, connecting t…
Middle East Government
Unitary Government System
Unitary
Confederation Government System
Parliamentary Democracy
most of the power is in the hands of the central governments
Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Israel are all examples of a ________…
Most of the power is in the hands of the local governments.
Israel is an example of this of this government system.
Unitary Government System
most of the power is in the hands of the central governments
Unitary
Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Israel are all examples of a ________…
16 terms
Middle East Geography
Euphrates River
Tigris River
Persian Gulf
Strait of Hormuz
river that begins in Turkey and joins with the Tigris River
river that begins in Turkey and joins with the Euphrates River
one of the main ways oil is shipped in Middle East through th…
very narrow body of water located at the end of the Persian g…
Euphrates River
river that begins in Turkey and joins with the Tigris River
Tigris River
river that begins in Turkey and joins with the Euphrates River
25 terms
African-Mid East Vocab
delta
oasis
cuneiform
prophet
flat, low-lying land built up from soil carried downstream by…
a spot of fertile land in a desert, fed by water from wells o…
a system of writing with wedge-shaped symbols, invented by th…
a religious teacher who is regarded as someone who speaks for…
delta
flat, low-lying land built up from soil carried downstream by…
oasis
a spot of fertile land in a desert, fed by water from wells o…
19 terms
North America
North America
Canada
United States
Mexico
North America
Canada
17 terms
World Cultures and Geography: East Asia - History of Japan and Korea
Samurai
Shogun
Zaibatsu
Competitive
A member of a powerful military caste in feudal Japan.
A military governor of Japan.
A large Japanese business conglomerate.
Able to try to win a contest or race.
Samurai
A member of a powerful military caste in feudal Japan.
Shogun
A military governor of Japan.
Physical Geography of the middle east Terms
Arid
Oasis
Atlas Mountains
Ahaggar Mountains
Having little or no rainfall; very dry
a fertile place in a desert due to the presence of water; any…
Mountain range on the northwestern side of the Sahara
Mountain range in Algeria
Arid
Having little or no rainfall; very dry
Oasis
a fertile place in a desert due to the presence of water; any…
20 terms
Mr. Zac - Eastern Europe Geography
Estonia
Latvia
Lithuania
Poland
Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe
Estonia
Eastern Europe
Latvia
Eastern Europe
GEOG 308 - Middle East
Brain drain
culture hearth
domestication
exotic rivers
brightest young people leave for better jobs in western Europe
lots of cultures in one region
were plants and animals are purposely selected and bred for t…
transport water and nutrients from distant, more humid lands,…
Brain drain
brightest young people leave for better jobs in western Europe
culture hearth
lots of cultures in one region
22 terms
Africa Physical Features map
Nile River
Congo River
Niger River
Zambezi River
Nile River
Congo River
24 terms
African Geography
Central location between Europe & Asia
large desert biome (Sahara)
second
Nile
What makes Africa a great place for trade?
What makes it difficult to trade in Africa?
Africa is the ________________ largest continent in the world.
The ______________ River is the longest river in the world an…
Central location between Europe & Asia
What makes Africa a great place for trade?
large desert biome (Sahara)
What makes it difficult to trade in Africa?
South Asian Realm
The Eurasian landmass incorporates ___…
Wet monsoon in South Asia
South Asia Physiographic Regions
Northern Mountains
6, 12
This low-pressure system forms in the Bay of Bengal during an…
Northern Mountains, Southern Plateaus, and river lowlands
Extend from the Hindu Kush and Karakoram ranges through the H…
The Eurasian landmass incorporates ___…
6, 12
Wet monsoon in South Asia
This low-pressure system forms in the Bay of Bengal during an…
unit 4 middle east
sahara desert
atlas mountains
nile river
tigris river and euphates river
vast region of deserts and oasis in North Africa
mountain range on the northern edge of the sahara desert and…
longest river in the world, flowing north and east through ea…
rivers in southeast turkey and iraq... defines the mesopotamia a…
sahara desert
vast region of deserts and oasis in North Africa
atlas mountains
mountain range on the northern edge of the sahara desert and…
63 terms
African Countries
Algeria
Angola
Atlantic Ocean
Benin
Algeria
Angola
33 terms
Geography
geography
ocean
continent
globe
the study of the Earth, its physical features and the way liv…
the largest areas of water on Earth
the largest areas of land on Earth
a model of the Earth shaped like a sphere
geography
the study of the Earth, its physical features and the way liv…
ocean
the largest areas of water on Earth
228 terms
flags of the world
Afganistan
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Afganistan
Albania
24 terms
Europe - Geography: Country and picture
Portugal
Spain
Italy
Greece
Portugal
Spain
29 terms
UNIT 7: Northern Africa and the Middle East
Alluvial Soil
Wadi
Phosphates
Domesticate
rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by running water
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
a natural mineral containing chemical compounds often used in…
to adapt plants and animals from the wild for human use
Alluvial Soil
rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by running water
Wadi
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
African Map Test 1
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Algeria
Angola
13 terms
Physical Geography of the Middle East
Arid
Oasis
Atlas Mountains
Ahaggar Mountains
Extremely dry
A place in the middle of the desert that has water and green…
A mountain range at the North West corner of the Middle East.…
A mountain range in the center of the Sahara Desert
Arid
Extremely dry
Oasis
A place in the middle of the desert that has water and green…
Geography of the Middle East Test Part 1
Hot and Dry
Rainfall
Suez Canal
Gaza Strip
The climate of much of Southwest Asia
The climate of SW Asia has led much of the region to experien…
120 mile manmade waterway that is used to transport goods fro…
25 mile territory has been a source of dispute between Israel…
Hot and Dry
The climate of much of Southwest Asia
Rainfall
The climate of SW Asia has led much of the region to experien…
11 terms
World History Geography Vocabulary
equator
prime meridian
latitude lines
longitude lines
the latitude line around the middle of the Earth... 0 Latitude
the longitude line around the middle of the Earth (0 degrees…
lines that run east to west on the globe
lines that run north to south on the globe
equator
the latitude line around the middle of the Earth... 0 Latitude
prime meridian
the longitude line around the middle of the Earth (0 degrees…
1 of 10