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Trans Saharan Trade


Salt and Gold What was discovered and traded in the Saharan Desert
What trade city is located in the Saharan Desert Timbuktu
Who was the Emperor of Mali Mansa Musa
Why did Mansa Musa travel to Mecca hajj
What helped traders from East Africa sail to India monsoons
Why did so many cities develop on the Eastern Coast of Africa Trade
The Swahili language is the blending of Bantu and Arabic. What Enduring issue is this Cultural Diffusion
Desert Area that is hot and dry with little rainfall. It is located in the North and Southern part of Africa
Savanna The grasslands of Africa. The savanna receives its entire rainfall in ONE season, which is followed by a dry season with no rain.
Sahel It lies between the Sahara desert and the savanna. It is a harsh barren grassland
Rainforest It receives over 60 inches of rain a year with consistent temperatures. It has many diverse plants and animals living there.
Ibn Battuta Traveled throughout Africa and the Islamic world. Wrote his travels down.
How could traders get through the harsh desert conditions? Traveled on camels who needed little water and had hooves that could go through sand
What is the trading network on the East Coast of Africa that traveled across the Indian Ocean Kilwa
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