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erg

Drifting sand

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reg

Flat desert areas covered with stones

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hammada

Windswept rock

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chott

Shallow salt lakes

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fellahin

Rural farmers

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Aswan High Dam

What's special about this?

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Tripoli

The capital of Libya

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Upper Egypt

Area between the Aswan dam and the Nile delta

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Lower Egypt

The Nile delta

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Suez Canal

120 miles long

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Casablanca

One of Moroccos major ports

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Berbers

They first settled northwest Africa

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Songhai Empire

Largest African empire

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Timbuktu

A epitome of remote and mysterious civilization

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Mali Empire

It conquered Ghana

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What climate is common on the northern coast of Africa in addition to desert?

Mediterranean

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What 2 factors contribute to the process of desertification?

Heat and water

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Why is the Sahel's population concentrated in the south of each country?

There is the only place things can grow

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What were the Barbary States?

Morocco Algeria Tunisia and Tripoli

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What Christian sect survives in Egypt?

The Copts

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desertification

Good land becoming desert

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What was the largest empire in Africa?

Songhai

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What European country controlled the four countries of the Sahel before their independence?

France

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Desertification.

Land becoming desert

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What mountain range provides water for much of the Maghreb?

The Atlas Mountains.

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What two modern cultural features of the Magreb were introduced by Arab invaders?

The Arabic language and Islam.

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27

List 4 sources of water in North Africa, either natural or man made?

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Which ancient empires influenced the development of the countries along the Northern African coast?

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What natural resource has transformed Libya's economy?

Oil

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What is the most populous region in Egypt?

Lower Egypt