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Chapter 16


deciduous describing trees that shed their leaves in the autumn
harness to get control of and use
irrigate to supply land with water through ditches or pipes
complex highly developed
oasis a fertile area that rises in a desert wherever water is regularly available
homogeneous made up of many things that are the same
yurt a large, circular structure made of animal skins that can be packed up and moved from place to place; used as a home in Mongolia
significant important
Caucasus region the Caucasus region is located between the Caspian sea and the Black sea to the south is the Caucasus region, the climate is an arid climate.
Syr Dar'Ya and Amu Dar'Ya Rivers The Amu Dar'Ya river is 500 miles to irrigate desert land near the Caspian Sea.The Syr Dar'Ya river begins in the eastern Fergana Valley and slows northwest through Uzbekistan,Tajikistan,and Kazakhstan where it empties into the Aral Sea.
climate the average weather in an area over a long period of time,
Turkmenistan has the smallest population in Central Asia
Uzbekistan has the largest population in Central Asia
Conquerors-big prize? Chinese,Huns,and other groups were the conquerors the prize was control of the Silk Road.
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