Vocab 1
Vocab 2
Land and Water
Climate and Vegetation
Natural Resources
100
large, raised area of mostly level land
What is plateau
100
bits of rock and dirt on river bottoms
What is silt
100
North, West, East and Central Southern
What is the four geographic regions in Africa?
100
These two imaginary lines makes make most of the continent of Africa's climate tropical.
What is the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
100
3/5ths of Africa's farmland is used for this
What is subsistence farming
200
the height of land above sea level
What is elevation
200
a person who moves from place to place to make a living
What is nomad
200
it is often called the "Plateau Continent"
Africa's land is flat
200
The imaginary line that runs through the continent of Africa.
What is the Equator
200
Africa's most important natural resources
What is crops, minerals and timber
300
This is a larger river where smaller rivers or streams flow into
What is a tributary
300
Some farmers must do this to artificially water their crops
What is irrigate
300
makes it impossible for ships to sail from Africa's interior to the sea.
What is cataracts
300
the landform that extends across most of North America
What is the Sahara
300
individuals who raise enough crops to support their families
What is subsistence farmers
400
a deep trench
What is rift
400
The African continent falls mostly between these two lines
What is the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn
400
These are the names of the major rivers in Africa
What is the Nile, Congo, Zambezi and Niger
400
These people travel to find water and food for their herds
What is a nomad
400
to protect workers against economic hardships African countries are
What is diversifying their economies
500
to add variety
What is diversity
500
The longest river in Africa
What is the Nile
500
This area of land supports tall grasses, thorny bushes, and scattered trees
What is the savanna
500
the four factors that influence the climate of Africa
What is location near the equator, elevation, and how close a place is to bodies of water and landforms
500
producing a variety of crops, raw materials, and manufactured goods
How African individuals protect their economies in an unstable market
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