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Middle East Geo-

Unit 2 - Middle East Geography

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What is the body of water between northwest Africa and Asia? Red Sea
Where are massive oil reserves are found? Persian Gulf
What structure, that is man-made, connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea? Suez Canal
What is the key water source for Israel, Lebanon and Syria? Jordan River
Much of the world's oil is shipped through_________________ Strait of Hormuz
What unclaimed territory of land has been a source of dispute between Israel and its neighbors for many years? Gaza Strip
Today, Turkey, Syria and Iraq complete for the water of which one of the twin rivers? Euphrates River
Which twin river starts in Turkey and flows parallel to the east of it's twin? Tigris River
For centuries the __________________, has been part of the trade route between India and Europe. Arabian Sea
What are the 3 largest countries of the Middle East? Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran
Many of the largest cities in SW Asia are located on or near what physical feature? Major rivers
Which best describes the climate of most of SW Asia? Hot and dry
Why is the Middle East often referred to as the "Crossroads of the World"? it is where 3 continents connect- Europe, Africa and Asia
Created by: melissa.warr