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MiddleEast nhatten

Geography of Southwest Asia

What river empties into into the Dead Sea? Jordan River
The largest country in Southwest Asia. Iran
These rivers both begin in Turkey and end in Kuwait. Euphrates and Tigris River
The largest country in the Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia
Where is Iraq located? West of Iran and north of Saudi Arabia
Where is the Black Sea located? North of Turkey
Who are Bedouins? Nomads of the Middle East.
What are the major environmental issues that effect water in the Middle East? Dry land, Drought, Population Growth, Agriculture, and Pollution
What is desalination? The act of removing salt from seawater.
Why is water called Liquid Gold in the Middle East? Water is scarce in the Middle East.
What is the most important resource in the Middle East? Oil
Where is the Dead Sea located? Along the borders of both Israel and Jordan
Where is the Rub-al-Khali desert located? In Southern Saudi Arabia.
Where is the Arabian Sea located? Directly south of Pakistan and East of Saudi Arabia.
What canal cuts through Egypt to connect the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea? The Suez Canal.
What country is south of Afghanistan? Pakistan
What is the purpose of hydroelectric power? To produce electricity using water.
Where is the Persian Gulf located? Directly south of Iran.
Where is the Shaat al arab located? at the end of the Tigris and Euphrates rivwe
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