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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…
28 terms
Middle East Physical Geography
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,…
Middle East Cultural Geography
Middle East Languages
Middle East Religions
Middle East Ethnic Groups
Islam
Arabic, Farsi (Iran), and Hebrew
Christianity, Islam, Judaism
Arabs, Persians, Kurds, Israelis, Turks
Founded by Muhammad... Mecca (Saudi Arabia) is the major holy ci…
Middle East Languages
Arabic, Farsi (Iran), and Hebrew
Middle East Religions
Christianity, Islam, Judaism
15 terms
Geography Middle East Map
Saudi Arabia
Euphrates River
Turkey
Iran
What country?
What is this physical feature?
What country?
What country?
Saudi Arabia
What country?
Euphrates River
What is this physical feature?
10 terms
Middle East Geography II
Rub Al Khali
Straits of Hormuz
Nile
Lake Tiberias
Sand Desert of Saudi Arabia
Connects Persian Gulf to Gulf of Oman
Longest River in Middle East
Israel's largest lake
Rub Al Khali
Sand Desert of Saudi Arabia
Straits of Hormuz
Connects Persian Gulf to Gulf of Oman
30 terms
Geography Middle East Map
black sea
caspian sea
turkey
mediterranean sea
sea
sea
country
sea
black sea
sea
caspian sea
sea
18 terms
Geography: The Middle East
Tigris and Euphrates
Jordan River
Dead Sea
oasis
a river located in modern-day Iraq; the home to the first civ…
a river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea
A landlocked salt lake that lies between Israel and Jordan
a fertile spot in a desert when vegetation and water is found
Tigris and Euphrates
a river located in modern-day Iraq; the home to the first civ…
Jordan River
a river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea
15 terms
Geography Middle East Map
Saudi Arabia
Euphrates River
Turkey
Iran
What country?
What is this physical feature?
What country?
What country?
Saudi Arabia
What country?
Euphrates River
What is this physical feature?
13 terms
Middle East Geography review
Afghanistan
Arabian Sea
Euphrates River
Iran
Afghanistan
Arabian Sea
32 terms
Geography Middle East Map
Black Sea
Caspian Sea
Turkey
Mediterranean Sea
sea
sea
country
sea
Black Sea
sea
Caspian Sea
sea
Middle East Cultural Geography
Jerusalem
Christianity, Islam, Judiasm
Dome of the Rock
Hagia Sophia
Holiest City for the three major religions
Three major religions
What building is pictured?
What building is pictured?
Jerusalem
Holiest City for the three major religions
Christianity, Islam, Judiasm
Three major religions
Middle East geography
Geopolitics
Nationalism
Muhammad Ali
Suleyman I
the interest in taking land for its strategic use or resources
an extreme form of pride in your country
Ottoman soldier turned- Egyptian King; brought agriculture to…
Ottoman Sultan who ruled in the 1500's; recognized as the las…
Geopolitics
the interest in taking land for its strategic use or resources
Nationalism
an extreme form of pride in your country
12 terms
middle east geography - teague
Persian Gulf
Srait of Hormuz
Suez Canal
Dead Sea
Main way oil is shipped form the rich fields of Kuwait, Saudi…
Any ships coming in or out of the Persian Gulf must navigate…
Man made to allow ships access to the Mediterrandean sea with…
Has no fish due to a high concentration of salts and other ch…
Persian Gulf
Main way oil is shipped form the rich fields of Kuwait, Saudi…
Srait of Hormuz
Any ships coming in or out of the Persian Gulf must navigate…
62 terms
Middle East: Geography
Golan Heights
Desalinization
Oasis
Wadi
a hilly plateau overlooking the Jordan River and the Sea of G…
the removal of salt from ocean waters
place where water from an aquifer ha reached the surface; it…
a riverbed that remains dry expect during the rainy seasons
Golan Heights
a hilly plateau overlooking the Jordan River and the Sea of G…
Desalinization
the removal of salt from ocean waters
25 terms
World Geography Middle East
subsistence farm
alluvial soils
Aswan High Dam
delta regions
a small plot where a farmer grows only enough food to feed hi…
a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over f…
one of the world's largest dams on the Nile River in southern…
regions with triangular deposits at the end of a river occur…
subsistence farm
a small plot where a farmer grows only enough food to feed hi…
alluvial soils
a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over f…
69 terms
Middle East Geography
Afghanistan
Algeria
Bahrain
Cyprus
Afghanistan
Algeria
Middle East Geography
Middle East
Jordan River
Tigris River
Euphrates River
"crossroads of the world"; intersects Europe, Africa, and Asi…
key water source for Israel, Lebanon, and Syria; flows into t…
"twin river" ; Flows through Turkey to Iraq; birthplace to an…
birthplace to ancient civilizations; "twin river"; Turkey, Sy…
Middle East
"crossroads of the world"; intersects Europe, Africa, and Asi…
Jordan River
key water source for Israel, Lebanon, and Syria; flows into t…
Middle East Geography (Finished)
Suez Canal
Gaza Strip
Strait of Hormuz
Jordan River
The man-made structure that connects Mediterranean Sea to the…
The small territory that has been source of dispute between I…
Much of the world's oil supply is shipped through the narrow…
The river that is a key water source for Israel, Lebanon, & S…
Suez Canal
The man-made structure that connects Mediterranean Sea to the…
Gaza Strip
The small territory that has been source of dispute between I…
20 terms
Middle East Geography Quiz
Turkey
Syria
Lebanon
Israel
1
2
3
4
Turkey
1
Syria
2
Middle East Geography
Continent
Gaza Strip
Persian Gulf
Red Sea
One of the great divisions of land (such as North America, So…
An area of 146 square miles is bordered on the south by Egypt…
Shallow arm of the Arabian Sea. Holds most of the world's oil…
A long arm of the Indian Ocean between northeast Africa and A…
Continent
One of the great divisions of land (such as North America, So…
Gaza Strip
An area of 146 square miles is bordered on the south by Egypt…
15 terms
Physical Geography Middle East
Persian Gulf
Strait of Hormuz
Suez Canal
Phosphates
Contains largest reserves of petroleum and natural gas
Used by oil tankers to enter and leave the Persian Gulf
Used to pass from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea
Mineral salts used to make fertilizer
Persian Gulf
Contains largest reserves of petroleum and natural gas
Strait of Hormuz
Used by oil tankers to enter and leave the Persian Gulf
Middle East Economic Geography
Oil Drilling, Farming, Herding/Grazing
Oil
Jobs, Money, Improvement to Infrastruc…
Reliance on One Industry, Pollution, U…
Primary Economic Activities
Major Resource
Positives of Oil
Negatives of Oil
Oil Drilling, Farming, Herding/Grazing
Primary Economic Activities
Oil
Major Resource
34 terms
Geography Middle East Test
Wahhabism
Fundamentalism
Islamism
Saudi Arabia
Branch of Sunni Islam that interprets the Quran literally. It…
Belief that holy books should be taken literally
Belief that politics and society should follow Islamic teachi…
Has Wahhabis rulers
Wahhabism
Branch of Sunni Islam that interprets the Quran literally. It…
Fundamentalism
Belief that holy books should be taken literally
34 terms
Middle East Geography
Arabian Sea
Gulf of Aden
Caspian Sea
Gulf of Oman
Arabian Sea
Gulf of Aden
20 terms
Middle East Geography
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
Arabian Sea
Black Sea
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
Middle East Geography Review
What is the climate like in most of So…
What is the man made waterway between…
The name of the waterway between Iran…
The scarcity of __________ has led to…
HOT AND DRY
Suez Canal
Strait of Hormuz
rainfall
What is the climate like in most of So…
HOT AND DRY
What is the man made waterway between…
Suez Canal
Middle East Conflicts Geography
Suez Canal
Palestinian Territories
Shatt al-Arab
Tora Bora
man-made waterway between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean S…
West Bank and Gaza Strip
Where the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers come together before em…
system of caves in the White mountains considered a stronghol…
Suez Canal
man-made waterway between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean S…
Palestinian Territories
West Bank and Gaza Strip
18 terms
Middle East Geography
Afghanistan
Arabian Sea
Black Sea
Caspian Sea
Afghanistan
Arabian Sea
16 terms
geography middle east map
Caspian sea
Mediterranean Sea
Tigris river
Elburz Mountain
Caspian sea
Mediterranean Sea
32 terms
Geography Middle East Map
Black Sea
Caspian Sea
Turkey
Mediterranean Sea
sea
sea
country
sea
Black Sea
sea
Caspian Sea
sea
15 terms
Geography Middle East Map
Saudi Arabia
Euphrates River
Turkey
Iran
What country?
What is this physical feature?
What country?
What country?
Saudi Arabia
What country?
Euphrates River
What is this physical feature?
Physical Geography Of Middle East
alluvial soil
wadi
phosphate
aquifer
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…
underground water-bearing layers of porous rock, sand, or gra…
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…
Human Geography of MiddleEast
domesticate
hieroglyphics
geometric boundary
nationalism
to adapt plants and animals from the wild for human use
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
a fixed limit or extent that typically follows straight lines
a belief in the right of nation to be an independent state
domesticate
to adapt plants and animals from the wild for human use
hieroglyphics
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
12 terms
Middle East Geography Terms
Arable
Aquifer
Desalination
Desertification
soil that is suitable for farming
an underground reservoir of water
the process of removing salt and other chemicals from water
the process of soil losing all nutrients, due to deforestatio…
Arable
soil that is suitable for farming
Aquifer
an underground reservoir of water
Middle East Geography
Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egyp…
Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Ku…
Iran
Israel, Lebanon, Syria,
What 6 countries that are in Africa can be considered part of…
What 7 countries are on the Arabian Peninsula?
What country is sandwiched among Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakis…
What 3 countries border the Mediterranean Sea? Jordan and Ira…
Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egyp…
What 6 countries that are in Africa can be considered part of…
Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Ku…
What 7 countries are on the Arabian Peninsula?
5 terms
Geography : Middle East
Oasis
Wadis
Secular
Diaspora
Wet fertile area in a desert that forms where under ground wa…
Dry Streambeds
Religion is kept separate from government
Dispersal of Jewish population
Oasis
Wet fertile area in a desert that forms where under ground wa…
Wadis
Dry Streambeds
16 terms
Middle East- Geography
Himalaya Mountains
Hindu Kush mountains
Arabian Peninsula
Asia Minor
...
Himalaya Mountains
Hindu Kush mountains
...
7 terms
Middle East Geography Terms
alluvial plain
oases
arid
irrigation
a flat area of land located next to a stream or river that fl…
fertile places in dry areas where water is found
very dry
the process of redirecting water to crops using channels and…
alluvial plain
a flat area of land located next to a stream or river that fl…
oases
fertile places in dry areas where water is found
Physical Geography of the Middle East
alluvial soil
wadi
phosphate
aquifer
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…
underground water-bearing layers of porous,sand,or gravel
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…
21 terms
Geography of the Middle East
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
Egypt
Indian Ocean
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
Human Geography of the middle east
domesticate
hieroglyphics
geometric boundary
nationalism
to adapt plants and animals from the wild for human use
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
a fixed limit or extent that typically follows straight lines
a belief in the right of a nation to be an independent state
domesticate
to adapt plants and animals from the wild for human use
hieroglyphics
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
14 terms
Middle East Geography
Muhammad
Red Sea
Persian Gulf
Oases
The founder of Islam was born on the peninsula in about 570 C…
This body of water is found to the West of the Arabian penins…
This body of water is found to the East of the Arabian penins…
From the air, the Arabian peninsula looks like a vast desert…
Muhammad
The founder of Islam was born on the peninsula in about 570 C…
Red Sea
This body of water is found to the West of the Arabian penins…
Middle East Physical Geography
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,…
23 terms
Geography Middle East Map
Black Sea
Caspian Sea
Turkey
Mediterranean Sea
sea
sea
country
sea
Black Sea
sea
Caspian Sea
sea
10 terms
Geography--Middle East
Turkey
Iran
Afghanistan
Pakistan
Ankara
Tehran
Kabul
Islamabad
Turkey
Ankara
Iran
Tehran
25 terms
Middle East-Geography
Turkey
Syria
Lebanon
Israel
Ankara
Damascus
Beirut
Tel Aviv/Jerusalem
Turkey
Ankara
Syria
Damascus
8 terms
Middle East Geography Test
Saudi Arabia
irrigation issues
OPEC
contaminated water
This country does not have a fresh water source within its bo…
Jordan and Israel would have conflicts over this issue that w…
This organization plays a powerful role in the world economy…
This has resulted from the chemical fertilizers creating runo…
Saudi Arabia
This country does not have a fresh water source within its bo…
irrigation issues
Jordan and Israel would have conflicts over this issue that w…
27 terms
Middle East Geography
Syria
Iraq
Iran
Pakistan
Syria
Iraq
21 terms
Middle East Geography
Straight of Hormuz
Suez Canal
Suez Canal is important because
boundary between Kuwait and Iran
connects Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea
Connects Mediterranean Sea and Red Seas
it lets ships enter the Mediterranean Sea without going all t…
Tigris/Euphrates river
Straight of Hormuz
connects Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea
Suez Canal
Connects Mediterranean Sea and Red Seas
Middle East Geography
Persian Gulf
Strait of Hormuz
Red Sea
Tigris & Euphrates
Body of water surrounded by Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and UAE
A strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and…
A narrow sea between the Arabian Peninsula and northeastern A…
Major rivers that flow begin in Turkey and flow through Iraq…
Persian Gulf
Body of water surrounded by Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and UAE
Strait of Hormuz
A strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and…
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