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Africa Geo. Review

Africa Unit Review

Atlas Mountain Range A group of mountains that separate the coastal regions from the great Sahara Desert.
Sahara Desert Runs across the width of northern Afica
Sahel Dry, semi-arid region that is slowly turning into desert.
Savanna Vast area of grassland found in the middle of the continent.
Tropical Rain forests Areas of hot,humid climates and dense forests with trees hundreds of feet tall
Kalahari Desert Great desert located in southern Africa,
Nile River Longest river in the world. Begins in central Africa. Flows north to the Mediterranean Sea
Congo River River that begins in central Africa and flows through the rain forest to the Atlantic Ocean
Lake Tanganyika One of the world's largest freshwater lakes in the world. Also one of the deepest lakes in the world.
Niger River Third largest river in Africa. Flows from Guinea to the "Oil Delta"
Aswan High Dam Allowed Egypt to have year-round irrigation so farmers can grow crops
Deforestation The destruction of trees and other vegetation.
Droughts Periods of little rainfall
Desertification the process of the desert expanding into areas that had formerly been farmland
Green Line The place where cultivated land ends and the desert begins
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