Flashcards in Map Of Africa Deck (15):
What are the lines from East to West on a world map called?
Lines of latitude.
What are the lines from north to south on a world map called?
Lines of Longitude
What is the equator?
The equator is a line of latitude that cuts the so of the earth in half from east to west.
Where is the Tropic of Cancer?
North of the equator
Where is the Tropic of Capricorn ?
South of the equator
Do all three of these lines run through Africa ?
What ocean lies off the west coast of Africa?
Name the biggest lake in Africa
What is the highest mountain peak in Africa?
In which country is it found?
In which country is the Nile river found?
Into which sea does the Nile river flow?
Name the deserts found in Africa
Name the big island found off the south east coast of Africa