Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Southwest Asia Terms

Vocabulary from SW Asia

Alluvial Plain an area built up by rich fertile soil left by river floods
wadis a dry riverbed that fills with water when rare rains fall in a desert
semi arid having lower temperatures and cooler nights than hot,dry deserts
vary to show differences between things
oasis a fertile area that rises in a desert wherever water is regularly available
polytheism the belief in more than one god
monotheism belief in only one god
millenium a period of a thousand years
expand to spread out; to grow larger
collapse a sudden failure, breakdown, or ruin
widespread commonly occurring
hydropolitics the politics surrounding water access and usage rights
fossil water water that fell as rain thousands of years ago and is now trapped deep below ground
Created by: adasinger