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Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa: Physical Geography

Landlocked area with no direct access to a coast
Deforestation cutting down forests to create more cropland
Ecotourism tourism that is focused on wildlife protection and responsible use of land and resources
Escarpment a steep slope
Savannas tropical grasslands
Rift Valleys deep valleys that formed when Earth's crust separated and broke apart
Poaching illegal hunting
Highlands areas of higher mountainous land
Desertification process of changing to desert; there is less fertile land to grow food
Transition zone an area between two geographic regions that has characteristics of both. Example: The Sahel (area between the Sahara in the north and the savannas in the south)
Created by: nickee2209