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Chapter 19

Physical Geography of South Africa of the Sahara

In Africa south of the Sahara, the edges of plateaus are often marked by __________, or sharp, jagged cliffs. escarpments
Steep-sided valleys that form when rivers cut through the land are called ___________. gorges
Parts of Africa south of the Sahara experience __________, or long periods of time when it does not rain at all. droughts
In rain forests, the tops of the highest trees form an umbrella-like covering called the __________. canopy
Almost all of the Africa south of the Sahara lies on a series of __________. plateaus
In some nations south of the Sahara, __________ has replaced agricultural products as the principal export. oil
The region's tropical wet climate supports the growth __________. rain forests
The moderate climate found in southwestern Africa is a __________ climate. Mediterranean
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