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Arabian Peninsula

The Geography of the Arabian Peninsula

TermDefinition
caravan a group of people traveling together for mutual protection, often with pack animals such as camels
plateau a raised area of flat land
nomad a person who moves from place to place, often in search of water and vegetation
Arabian Peninsula a peninsula located in southwest Asia, between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf
desert a geographic area with an extremely warm and dry climate
oasis a place where water can be found in a desert
adaptation a change in the way of life that allows people to survive in particular environment
sedentary permanently settled in one place
barter to buy and sell by trading goods or services rather than money
irrigate to bring water to a dry place in order to grow crops
terrace a flat strip of ground on a hillside used for growing crops
coastal plain an area of flat land bordering a sea or ocean
Created by: tnutter