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Northern African and Southwest Asian Countires
Laayoune
Rabat
Tripoli
Algiers
Western Sahara
Moracco
Libya
Algeria
Laayoune
Western Sahara
Rabat
Moracco
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
34 terms
Northern African Geography quiz
Algeria
Benin
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Algiers
Porto- Novo
Ougadougou
Yaoundé
Algeria
Algiers
Benin
Porto- Novo
22 terms
Southwest and northern Asia vocabulary
Exotic rivers
Oasis
Mesopotamia
Dynasty
rivers that begin in humid regions and then flow across dry a…
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
A sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
Exotic rivers
rivers that begin in humid regions and then flow across dry a…
Oasis
A fertile place in a desert where there is water and vegetation
Southwest Asia and Northern Africa Vocabulary
Exotic rivers
Oasis
Dynasty
Imams
Rivers that begin in humid regions and the flow across dry ar…
A place where a spring bubbles to the surface in desert areas…
Line of hereditary rulers
Muslim religious leaders
Exotic rivers
Rivers that begin in humid regions and the flow across dry ar…
Oasis
A place where a spring bubbles to the surface in desert areas…
26 terms
SOUTHWEST ASIA AND NORTHERN AFRICA VOCABULARY
Exotic River
Oasis
Mesopotamia
Dynasty
one which maintains its course through an area in which preci…
a fertile spot in a desert where water is found.
Mesopotamia is a name for the area of the Tigris-Euphrates ri…
a line of hereditary rulers of a country.
Exotic River
one which maintains its course through an area in which preci…
Oasis
a fertile spot in a desert where water is found.
14 terms
Geography Southwest Asia Vocabulary
monotheism
wetlands
monarchy
desalinization
belief in only one god
another name for marshes and swamps
government ruled by a king or queen; they are not elected
removing salt from ocean water
monotheism
belief in only one god
wetlands
another name for marshes and swamps
Southwest Asia Geography Vocabulary
irrigation
agriculture
unequal distribution of water
dam
when water is brought to farmers' fields by pipes, ditches, s…
farming/growing crops for food
when some parts of a region have rivers and lakes while other…
A wall that blocks water from going down the river. It can cr…
irrigation
when water is brought to farmers' fields by pipes, ditches, s…
agriculture
farming/growing crops for food
Southwest geography vocabulary
Mesa
Butte
Rain shadow
Cloudburst
A hill with a flat top and steep sides
A steep hill of rock with a flat top,like a mesa,but smaller
Drier side of the mountains
A sudden heavy rain
Mesa
A hill with a flat top and steep sides
Butte
A steep hill of rock with a flat top,like a mesa,but smaller
20 terms
AP Human Geography North African & Southwest/Central Asian Physical Features
Amu Darya River
Aral Sea
Atlas Mountains
Black Sea
...
Amu Darya River
Aral Sea
...
27 terms
AP Human Geography North African & Southwest/Central Asia Countries
Afghanistan
Algeria
Bahrain
Egypt
Afghanistan
Algeria
6 terms
Southwest Asia Physical Geography & Vocabulary
petroleum
nonrenewable resource
standard of living
Persian Gulf
an oily liquid formed from the remains of ancient plants and…
a natural resource, such as fossil fuels, that cannot be quic…
a measurement of a person's or a group's education, housing,…
Body of water connected to the Arabian Sea by the Strait of H…
petroleum
an oily liquid formed from the remains of ancient plants and…
nonrenewable resource
a natural resource, such as fossil fuels, that cannot be quic…
14 terms
Southwest Asia Physical Geography & Vocabulary
oasis
petroleum
nonrenewable resource
standard of living
an area in a desert region where fresh water is usually avail…
an oily liquid formed from the remains of ancient plants and…
a natural resource, such as fossil fuels, that cannot be quic…
a measurement of a person's or a group's education, housing,…
oasis
an area in a desert region where fresh water is usually avail…
petroleum
an oily liquid formed from the remains of ancient plants and…
20 terms
African Geography Vocabulary Set
arable
deforestation
desertification
diversity
suitable for growing crops
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselv…
The process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically a…
difference, variety; a condition of having many different typ…
arable
suitable for growing crops
deforestation
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselv…
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
Geography: Southwest Asia Vocabulary
Renewable Resources
Nonrenewable Resources
Fossil Fuels
Nuclear Energy
Regenerated or replaced by environment (ex: soil)
Cannot be replaced once they are used (ex: minerals formed in…
Formed from the remains of ancient plants and animals (ex: co…
Splitting of uranium atoms in a nuclear rector to release the…
Renewable Resources
Regenerated or replaced by environment (ex: soil)
Nonrenewable Resources
Cannot be replaced once they are used (ex: minerals formed in…
26 terms
LIZ GR.7 PPS GEOGRAPHY NORTHERN AFRICAN COUNTRIES
Morocco
Western Sahara
Mauritania
Senegal
Morocco
Western Sahara
25 terms
Northern African Capital Cities Test - JCMS 7th grade World Geography
Benin
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Cape Verde Islands
Porto-Novo
Ouagadougou
Yaounde
Praia
Benin
Porto-Novo
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou
Geography African Vocabulary
Nile River
Rift Valley
Escarpment
Sahara
a river in E Africa, the longest in the world, flowing N from…
a long narrow valley resulting from the subsidence of land be…
Geology. a long, precipitous, clifflike ridge of land, rock,…
a desert in N Africa, extending from the Atlantic to the Nile…
Nile River
a river in E Africa, the longest in the world, flowing N from…
Rift Valley
a long narrow valley resulting from the subsidence of land be…
Geography African Vocabulary
Nile River
Rift Valley
Escarpment
Sahara
a river in E Africa, the longest in the world, flowing N from…
a long narrow valley resulting from the subsidence of land be…
Geology. a long, precipitous, clifflike ridge of land, rock,…
a desert in N Africa, extending from the Atlantic to the Nile…
Nile River
a river in E Africa, the longest in the world, flowing N from…
Rift Valley
a long narrow valley resulting from the subsidence of land be…
16 terms
#7 vocabulary: African geography
Sahra dessert
Sahel
Savanna
Tropical rainforest
The worlds largest and hottest dessert it covers most of nort…
Is a zone south so the Sahara and north is the equator that s…
Rolling grassland with scattered trees and shrubs it covers a…
Found in many parts of the world these areas are warm and hum…
Sahra dessert
The worlds largest and hottest dessert it covers most of nort…
Sahel
Is a zone south so the Sahara and north is the equator that s…
14 terms
African Geography Vocabulary!
Plateau
Elevation
Rift
Tributary
A large, level area that rises above the surrounding land; ha…
The height of land above sea level.
A deep crack in Earth's surface.
A river or steam that flows into a large river.
Plateau
A large, level area that rises above the surrounding land; ha…
Elevation
The height of land above sea level.
African geography vocabulary
Savanna
Rainforest
Sahel
Oasis
A vast area of both grass land and more tropical habitats in…
Hot,humid tropical climates and dense evergreen forests with…
South of the Sahara desert covering 1,800,000 square miles.
Small place where trees are able to grow,people can live,with…
Savanna
A vast area of both grass land and more tropical habitats in…
Rainforest
Hot,humid tropical climates and dense evergreen forests with…
African Studies Vocabulary: Geography
Geography
physical geography
human geography
topography
the study of spacial distribution of features on the earth an…
the branch of geography that focuses on characteristics of th…
the branch of geography that focuses on the activities and ch…
the study of natural, physical features on land and their imp…
Geography
the study of spacial distribution of features on the earth an…
physical geography
the branch of geography that focuses on characteristics of th…
16 terms
World Geography: Northern Europe Vocabulary
British Isles
Fjord
geothermal energy
North Atlantic Drift
a group of islands of the northwestern Europe including Brita…
a narrow inlet of the sea between high cliffs
energy produced from the heat of Earth's interior
a warm ocean current that brings warm, moist air across the a…
British Isles
a group of islands of the northwestern Europe including Brita…
Fjord
a narrow inlet of the sea between high cliffs
12 terms
Southwest Asia Geography and Culture Vocabulary
aquifer
desalinization
genocide
Holocaust
a body of permeable rock that can contain or tranmit groundwa…
to remove salts and other chemicals from (seawater or soil, f…
the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially…
the systematic killing of more than six million European Jews…
aquifer
a body of permeable rock that can contain or tranmit groundwa…
desalinization
to remove salts and other chemicals from (seawater or soil, f…
Geography Vocabulary (Southwest Asia & North Africa)
alluvial soil
wadi
phosphate
rift valley
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…
a valley formed by the separation of tectonic plates
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…
CH.19 & 20 Vocabulary Southwest Asia, the Indian Ocean & Northern Eurasia 1500 to 1800 C.E.
Ottoman Empire
Suleiman the Magnificent
Hagia Sofia
Janissaries
Islamic state founded by Osman in northwestern Anatolia ca. 1…
(Greatest leader of the Ottoman Empire)... The most illustrious…
The cathedral of Holy Wisdom in Constantinople built by order…
(THE OTTOMANS)Slave soldiers, mostly Christian youths, who de…
Ottoman Empire
Islamic state founded by Osman in northwestern Anatolia ca. 1…
Suleiman the Magnificent
(Greatest leader of the Ottoman Empire)... The most illustrious…
12 terms
Geography vocabulary north Africa/ southwest Asia
Arabs
muslims
1948
7.1 million
300 million of them
Islam
isral was founded
Israel
Arabs
300 million of them
muslims
Islam
26 terms
Geography Vocabulary: The Subsaharan African Realm
human evolution
rift valley
continental drift
state formation
long-term biological maturation of the human species. geograp…
the trough or trench that forms when a thinning strip of the…
the slow movement of continents controlled by the process ass…
the creation of a state, exemplifying traditions of human ter…
human evolution
long-term biological maturation of the human species. geograp…
rift valley
the trough or trench that forms when a thinning strip of the…
18 terms
AP Geography Northern Europe Ch. 10 Vocabulary
glaciation
fjord
geothermal energy
hot springs
a process by which glaciers form and spread
a long, steep-sided glacial valley now filled by seawater
a form of energy conversion that captures heat energy from wi…
a spring whose water issues at a temperature higher than that…
glaciation
a process by which glaciers form and spread
fjord
a long, steep-sided glacial valley now filled by seawater
17 terms
Chapter 22 geography southwest Asia vocabulary
Holiest city of islam
Islam
Muhammad
Faith, prayer, charity, fasting, and p…
Mecca
A monotheistic religion based on the teachings of the prophet…
The founder of Islam and a prophet that lived in Mecca for a…
The five pillars of the Islam faith
Holiest city of islam
Mecca
Islam
A monotheistic religion based on the teachings of the prophet…
21 terms
Southwest Asia (Middle East) geography vocabulary
Abraham
Arabs
Caliph
Christianity
Founder of Judaism
Ethnic group originating on the Arabian peninsula and living…
Ruler of the Muslim community whose duty was to spread religi…
Monotheistic religion founded by Jesus and the the followers…
Abraham
Founder of Judaism
Arabs
Ethnic group originating on the Arabian peninsula and living…
Human Geography of Northern, Northwestern and Southern Europe Vocabulary
entrepot
welfare state
Industrial revolution
industrial capitalism
commercial center where goods are received and reshipped
a state that assumes primary responsibility for the social we…
beginning in the the 1700s, the rapid, major change in the ec…
an economic system in which business leaders use profits to e…
entrepot
commercial center where goods are received and reshipped
welfare state
a state that assumes primary responsibility for the social we…
Geography Review (Southwest Asia and Northwest Africa) Vocabulary
Moslem Temples
Islamic Holy War
Term for Volatile area west of the Jor…
Desert Area where lush vegetation and…
Mosque
Jihad
West Banks
Oasis Desert
Moslem Temples
Mosque
Islamic Holy War
Jihad
African Vocabulary list (geography chapter 20-24)
Sahel
Delta
Animist
Patriarchal
The band of land extending from Senegal to Somalia, alsa call…
Oftentimes triangular shaped land formed as water of a river…
Pertaining to the religious beliefs of animism in which natur…
A family that is headed by a male family member
Sahel
The band of land extending from Senegal to Somalia, alsa call…
Delta
Oftentimes triangular shaped land formed as water of a river…
African Geography 7th Grade Vocabulary and Key Terms
Rifts:
Sub-Saharan Africa:
Sahel:
Forest:
Long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the Earth's crust
All parts of Africa that are south of the Sahara desert
Open grassland with scattered trees
Moist, densely wooded
Rifts:
Long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the Earth's crust
Sub-Saharan Africa:
All parts of Africa that are south of the Sahara desert
21 terms
Pre-AP Geography Northern Europe Chapter 12 Vocabulary
massif
access
tungsten
resource
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity
a way to approach
an extreme rare heavy-metal element essential in high tech. i…
a usable stock or supply
massif
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity
access
a way to approach
World Geography- Unit 2 Southwest Asia/ Middle East Vocabulary
Oasis
Mesopotamia
Ayatollah
Theocracy
A fertile spot in the desert where water is found.
means "Country between two rivers"... Ancient land where the fi…
A Shiite religious leader found in Iran
Government that is run by religious leaders and folows religi…
Oasis
A fertile spot in the desert where water is found.
Mesopotamia
means "Country between two rivers"... Ancient land where the fi…
70 terms
World Geography Vocabulary Words (Southwest Asia and South Asia)
Golan Heights (487)
Wadi (488)
Dead Sea (489)
Euphrates River (489)
A hilly plateau overlooking the Jordan River and the Sea of G…
A riverbed that remains dry except during the rainy seasons.
A landlocked salt lake between Israel and Jordan that is so s…
A river of Southwest Asia, which supported several ancient ci…
Golan Heights (487)
A hilly plateau overlooking the Jordan River and the Sea of G…
Wadi (488)
A riverbed that remains dry except during the rainy seasons.
11 terms
Pre-AP Geography Northern Europe Chapter 13 Vocabulary
karst
economy
comprise
shatter belt
terrain dominated by limestone bedrock and characterized by r…
an ordered system for the production, distribution, and consu…
to contain, to consist of
a region where political alliances are constantly splintering…
karst
terrain dominated by limestone bedrock and characterized by r…
economy
an ordered system for the production, distribution, and consu…
23 terms
Pre-AP Geography Northern Europe Chapter 11 Vocabulary
loess
consist
significant
dike
fine, yellowish, brownish topsoil made up of particles of sil…
to be composed of or made up of
important
large bank of earth and stone that holds back water
loess
fine, yellowish, brownish topsoil made up of particles of sil…
consist
to be composed of or made up of
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…
24 terms
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
33 terms
KHS - Pre AP World Geography - Unit 7 Vocabulary: Southwest Asia
Golan Heights
Anatolian Peninsula
Wadi
Tigris River
A hilly plateau overlooking the Jordan River and Sea of Galil…
Occupied by the country of Turkey; bordered by the Black Sea;…
A riverbed that remains dry except during the rainy seasons.
One of the most important rivers of Southwest Asia; supported…
Golan Heights
A hilly plateau overlooking the Jordan River and Sea of Galil…
Anatolian Peninsula
Occupied by the country of Turkey; bordered by the Black Sea;…
92 terms
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…
14 terms
World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 8: African Civilizations
Sahara
Sahel
savanna
Animism
A huge desert stretching across most of North Africa
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Sahara
A huge desert stretching across most of North Africa
Sahel
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
14 terms
World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 8: African Civilizations
Sahara
Sahel
savanna
Animism
Largest desert in the world
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Sahara
Largest desert in the world
Sahel
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 8: African Civilizations
Sahara
Sahel
savanna
Animism
A huge desert stretching across most of North Africa
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Sahara
A huge desert stretching across most of North Africa
Sahel
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
History Chapter 4 "Physical Geography of southwest Asia": Vocabulary terms: all sections
Alluvial Plain
Silt
Sedimentary rock
Phosphates
An area of fertile soil left by river floods
Small particles of rich soil
This rock is created when layers of material are hardened by…
Mineral salts used to make fertilizer
Alluvial Plain
An area of fertile soil left by river floods
Silt
Small particles of rich soil
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