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SW Asia Geo Terms
|A wet fertile area in a desert that is fed by underground water
|Underground water that is not being replaced by enough rainfall
|Supplying water to crops using a fresh source of water
|Fertile soil that is deposited on the banks of rivers
|More than what is needed
|Not enough for all wants and needs
|Sunny, dry, and barren climate zone that gets less than ten inches of rain a year
|emi-arid region between deserts and wetter areas. They have short grasses and shrubs. 10-20 inches of rain a year.
|Climate zone with dry, sunny, warm summers and cooler and wetter winters. Found in coastal areas in the middle latitudes.
|People groups who often move from place to place.
|The practice of farming for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products.
|Growing just enough food to feed yourself and your family.
|Very dry. Think the desert.
|An area that gets a lot of rain.
|A mostly dry region that gets more rain than a desert (think steppe).
|In social studies this is used to mean an area that has warm temperatures.
|An area with temperatures that change from cool and cold to warm and sometimes hot, but generally in the middle of the two extremes.