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Middle East geo review

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Afghanistan A land locked country east of Iran
Arabian Sea A sea east of Saudi Arabia and south of the Gulf of Oman
Dead Sea A small sea that is in Israel that is so hot it loses water as fast as it gets it
Euphrates River A long river that begins in Turkey and flows through Syria and Iraq
Gaza Strip The Gaza Strip is the west coast of Israel
Iran It is west of Afghanistan and is north of the Persian Gulf
Iraq It is west of Iran and southeast of Syria
Israel It is a small country that was created for Jewish people on May 14 1948
Jordan River A waterway that flows through the mountains of Lebanon and through Israel
Persian Gulf A body of water that is used to ship oil from Kuwait to Saudi Arabia and Iran
Red Sea A body of water bordered by Saudi Arabia and Egypt
Rub Al Khali A desert in southern Saudi Arabia also called "The Empty Quarter"
Saudi Arabia The largest country in the Middle East, also a peninsula named the Arabian peninsula
Strait of Hormuz A narrow waterway coming from the Persian Gulf
Suez Canal A man made water way connecting the Meditterranean Sea to the Red Sea
Tigris River A river that begins in Turkey and flows through Iraq
Turkey Northwest of Iraq and has shared boundaries with Syria
West Bank This borders the Gaza strip and the Jordan River
Shatt Al Arab A waterway which is the boundary between Kuwait and Iran
What is liquid gold Water
Why do dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers cause problems They limit the water supply to countries that need it
If countries in the Middle East have a lot of oil why are they so poor The oil rich countries don't help the non wealthy countries
Why cant countries in the Middle East desalinate their water It costs a lot of money and uses a lot of energy to operate
Created by: Brock Campos
 

 



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