Flashcards in Final - N. Africa + SW Asia Deck (10)
Atlas (Morocco, Algeria)
What are the main exports?
Petroleum! Saudi Arabia has 25% of the world's oil.
Arid to Semi-Arid. Northern Africa and Arabian Peninsula have subtropical highs.
What are the peninsulas?
Anatolian, Sinai, and Arabian.
What are the main rivers?
Tigris and Euphrates (Iraq, Turkey, Syria)
What are the resources?
What do mountains have the ability to create?
Why were rivers so important?
Rivers allowed transportation, resources, and easier access to food.
What's important about the Suez Canal?
Connects the Mediterranean and Red Seas. Man made by the British during WWI.