the widespread clearing of forest land. It is common in sub-saharan Africa because of farmers cutting the wood for new farmland or the clearing of the wood for their own needs.
Steppe areas are threatened by this in Africa. . It is the process that turns fertile land into land that is too dry to support life.
In very dry areas of Africa, these overpower the landscape.
In some parts of sub-Saharan Africa these are a problem. They are periods of time when there is no rain at all.
To help preservation to the rainforests and to boost economies, some African countries are encouraging this. It is touring a place without causing harm to the environment.
Steep jagged cliffs found in eastern and southern Africa.
These are used to make drills, saws, and grinding tools because they are such a hard substance.
The source of the Blue Nile
The source of the White Nile
Believed to have broken away from Africa;4th largest island in the world
among the southwestern coast is a desert made of rocks and dunes. It is cooler than other deserts in Africa.
Has a 68% literacy rate and is 356,668 sq. miles.
Has replaced agricultural products as the principal export in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Hot temperatures and plentiful rainfall supports these in sub-Saharan Africa. They are dense stands of trees that receive high amounts of precipitation each year
A large break in the Earth's surface formed by shifting tectonic plates. One of these can be found stretching 4,000 miles from southwest Asia to southern Africa.
Is a country that has a life expectancy of 44 and 0.09 television sets per 1,000 people.
A country of 371 sq. miles and has 229 television sets per 1,000 people.
Farther from the equator in sub-saharan Africa, rainforests give way to great stretches of tropical ___:grasslands with scattered woods. ___ grasslands are home to many popular animals in Africa.
Arranged in an order and alike in some way; there is a ___ of escarpments in sub-Saharan Africa.
471,444 square miles and is a country in sub-Saharan Africa
___ Africa has a humid subtropical climate
___ Africa has a mediterranean climate
Found in African deserts; plants such as cacti with thick, fleshy leaves that can conserve moisture.
A country with a life expectancy of 57 and an Arabic flag and language.
Climate found along equator in central Africa and south Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa lies mainly here. It receives the direct rays of the sun year round.
A country in sub-Saharan Africa with a population of 26,900,000 and a life expectancy of 48.
Sub-Saharan Africa is more than 3 times larger than this country.
In rainforests, this grows at different levels.
Many tropical-African countries depend on this from trees in the rainforest.
Plunges over a river and creates Victoria Falls, a series of waterfalls that drop 420 feet.

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