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What are the lines from East to West on a world map called?

Lines of latitude.

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What are the lines from north to south on a world map called?

Lines of Longitude

2

What is the equator?

The equator is a line of latitude that cuts the so of the earth in half from east to west.

3

Where is the Tropic of Cancer?

North of the equator

4

Where is the Tropic of Capricorn ?

South of the equator

5

Do all three of these lines run through Africa ?

Yes

6

What ocean lies off the west coast of Africa?

Atlantic Ocean

7

Name the biggest lake in Africa

Lake Victoria

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What is the highest mountain peak in Africa?

Mount Kilimanjaro

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In which country is it found?

Tanzania

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In which country is the Nile river found?

Egypt

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Into which sea does the Nile river flow?

Mediterranean Sea

12

Name the deserts found in Africa

Sahara
Libyan
Namib
Kgalagadi

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Name the big island found off the south east coast of Africa

Madagascar

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Name one country I. Africa that is found north of the Equator

Chad