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1

Mountain ranges?

Taurus (Turkey)
Atlas (Morocco, Algeria)
Zargos (Iran)
Elburz (Iran)

2

What are the main exports?

Petroleum! Saudi Arabia has 25% of the world's oil.

3

Climates?

Arid to Semi-Arid. Northern Africa and Arabian Peninsula have subtropical highs.

4

What are the peninsulas?

Anatolian, Sinai, and Arabian.

5

What are the main rivers?

Tigris and Euphrates (Iraq, Turkey, Syria)
Nile: Egypt

6

What are the resources?

Petroleum, mainly.

7

What do mountains have the ability to create?

Orographic precipitation

8

Why were rivers so important?

Rivers allowed transportation, resources, and easier access to food.

9

What's important about the Suez Canal?

Connects the Mediterranean and Red Seas. Man made by the British during WWI.

10

Israel was created in what year?

1948