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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. DEFORESTATION
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. DESERTIFICATION
In very dry areas of Africa, these overpower the landscape. DESERTS
In some parts of sub-Saharan Africa these are a problem. They are periods of time when there is no rain at all. DROUGHTS
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. ECOTOURISM
Steep jagged cliffs found in eastern and southern Africa. ESCARPMENTS
These are used to make drills, saws, and grinding tools because they are such a hard substance. INDUSTRIALDIAMONDS
The source of the Blue Nile LAKETANA
The source of the White Nile LAKEVICTORIA
Believed to have broken away from Africa;4th largest island in the world MADAGASCAR
among the southwestern coast is a desert made of rocks and dunes. It is cooler than other deserts in Africa. NAMIB
Has a 68% literacy rate and is 356,668 sq. miles. NIGERIA
Has replaced agricultural products as the principal export in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa. OIL
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 RAINFORESTS
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. RIFTVALLEY
Is a country that has a life expectancy of 44 and 0.09 television sets per 1,000 people. RWANDA
A country of 371 sq. miles and has 229 television sets per 1,000 people. SAOTOMEANDPRINCIPE
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. SAVANNA
Arranged in an order and alike in some way; there is a ___ of escarpments in sub-Saharan Africa. SERIES
471,444 square miles and is a country in sub-Saharan Africa SOUTHAFRICA
___ Africa has a humid subtropical climate SOUTHEASTERN
___ Africa has a mediterranean climate SOUTHWESTERN
Found in African deserts; plants such as cacti with thick, fleshy leaves that can conserve moisture. SUCCULENTS
A country with a life expectancy of 57 and an Arabic flag and language. SUDAN
Climate found along equator in central Africa and south Africa TROPICALWET
Sub-Saharan Africa lies mainly here. It receives the direct rays of the sun year round. TROPICS
A country in sub-Saharan Africa with a population of 26,900,000 and a life expectancy of 48. UGANDA
Sub-Saharan Africa is more than 3 times larger than this country. UNITEDSTATES
In rainforests, this grows at different levels. VEGETATION
Many tropical-African countries depend on this from trees in the rainforest. WOOD
Plunges over a river and creates Victoria Falls, a series of waterfalls that drop 420 feet. ZAMBEZIRIVER

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Biomes Crossword

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The amount of biomes. six
A large area with similar biotic and abiotic factors. Biome
A grassland that has a lot of rainfall during some seasons and very little rainfall in others. Savanna
Characterized by very low winter temperatures and short, cool summers. Tundra
A non-living thing. Abiotic
Biomes that are found on land. Land Biomes
A grassland with warm summers and cold winters. Temperate Grasslands
A region that has little or no plant life, long periods without rain, and extreme temperatures: usually found in hot climates. Desert
A living thing. Biotic
Gets its name from conifers, the main type of tree that grows there. Coniferous Forests
Comes from a Latin word that means "to fall off." Deciduous
Has warm temperatures and high rainfall that allows a lot of plants to grow. Tropical Rain Forests
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organisms. Habitat
The temperature and precipitation of a particular area. Climate

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Africa Geography Crossword

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1. a plain characterized by coarse grasses and scattered tree growth, especially on the margins of the tropics where the rainfal savanna
2. the process of desert expanding into areas that have formerly been farmland, because the soil has lost the ability to hold wa desertification
3. a republic in W Africa: member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British colony and protectorate. nigeria
4. a republic in E Africa: member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British crown colony and protectorate. kenya
9. the destruction of trees and other vegetation; a problem in the Sahel and Tropical Rainforest resulting from overgrazing, the deforestation
5. a desert in N Africa, extending from the Atlantic to the Nile valley. sahara
6. used for water and transportation but overpopulation and poor sanitation regulations have made this area more difficult to li nileriver
7. provides relief for people living in the Sahel, a vital transportation route, and rich in petroleum niger river
8. a former country in E Africa: formed the larger part of German East Africa; British trusteeship ( tanganyika
10. a desert in southwestern Africa kalaharidesert
11. a major area in Africa facing the results of deforestation; Nigeria has the fastest rate of deforestation tropicalrainforest
12. the ancient Roman goddess of victory, identified with the Greek goddess Nike. victoria
13. poor farming practices such as overgrazing, the destruction of trees and shrubs and little rainfall have resulted in this are sahel
14. a landlocked republic in NE Africa, in the Sahel region; formerly part of Sudan: became independent after a referendum in 201 southsudan

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Geography Of Africa Crossword

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Harming the enviroment Pollution
Population is almost extinct Endangered Species
Growing enough food to feed him and his family Subsistence Farming
A person who does not stay long in the some place Nomads
Extreme scarcity of food Famine
Without rainfall for a long period of time drought
Transforming a forest into cleared land Deforestation
When fertile land becomes deserts Desertification
A grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees Savannas
Has an annual rainfall of 400cm Tropical Rainforest
The largest hot desert in the world Sahara
What region is located in of western and north central Africa Sahel

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Africa Crossword Puzzle

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this kingdom stretched from the Atlantic to Lake Chad songhai
large body of water that seperates Europe from Africa mediterranan
according to the ancient Greeks this word meant not cold aphrike
these animals are known as the ships of the desert camels
largest desert located in Africa sahara
country between Egypt and Algeria libya
kingdom had over 200,000 soldiers ghana
island nation on the east coast of Africa madagascar
2nd largest continent africa
another name for grasslands savannah
worth it's weight in gold salt
means hello in swahili jamba
religion in african kingdom of Axum christianity
city in Mali that was the center of learning timbukutu
powerful ruler of Mali mansa musa
city that Mansa Musa travelled to for his hajj Mecca
kingdom of Songhai extended from the Atlantic to lake Chad
Songhi trading center that was located on the Niger river Gao
ocean on the east coast of Africa Indian
African kingdoms became wealthy because of trade

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Africa Crossword

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grassy plain Savanna
worlds largest desert sahara desert
expanding the desert desertification
root language for African farmers Bantu
located in present day Sudan Nubia
"land of gold" Ghana
founded by Sudanita about 1235 Mali
kings of Mali mansa's
greatest emperor and richest man of all time Mansa Musa
established in about 1450 in West Africa Songhai
expanded Sonhai dynasty Askia Muhammad
including parents and kids; better suited for hunter/gatherer lifestyle nuclear family
responsible for passing down traditions/stories orally Griot
Bantu language Swahili
typically used as a method for clearing forest land for farming Slashburn agriculture
based on relationship to the father or descent through the male line Patrilineal
based on kinship with the mother or the female line. Matrilineal
first king of the Songhai Empire Sonni Ali
major trading center for gold and salt on the trans-Saharan trade routes Timbuktu
Government Accountability Office Gao
a country in West Africa, just west of Nigeria Benin
a country in northeastern Africa Ethiopia
city in the south-eastern hills Great Zimbabwe

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Tropical Rainforests Crossword

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A biome that is hot and wet Rainforest
The bottom layer of the rainforest Forestfloor
The top layer of the rainforest Emergent
The 'roof' of the rainforest Canopy
The layer below the canopy Understory
In what region do you find rainforests? Tropics
The term for cutting down rainforests Deforestation
The biggest rainforest in the world Amazon
Rainforests produce about 30% of the world's... Oxygen
Rainforests occur close to the... equator
The largest cause of rainforest destruction Logging
What perecent of the world is covered in rainforest? seven
A country in South America brazil
A consequence of deforestation erosion
A natural resource found in the rainforest wood
How many bridges cross the Amazon river? none
Another word for farming agriculture
Another word for rainfall Precipitation
Miss Rounsevell's favourite rainforest animal bird
Indigenous people of the rainforest live in... tribes

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African Geography Crossword

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A large area in Africa that is mostly grassland Savanna
The destruction of trees and other vegetation deforestation
Area with a hot and humid climate with thick vegetation rainforest
A country located located in north east Africa known for it's pyramids Egypt
The highest point located in Africa Mount Kilimanjaro
When something like air or water is contaminated pollution
What river provides the Sahel with water Niger River
The largest desert in the world located in Africa Sahara Desert
A desert located in Southern Kalahari Desert
The largest river in Africa. It can be found in North East Africa Nile River
An extended period of time without rainfall drought
The country that the Atlas Mountains can be found in Morocco
The largest lake located in Africa Lake Victoria
Rich topsoil carried by floodstreams silt
A sea laying between Africa and Asia Red Sea
What river is located in the rainforest? Congo River
The process of land becoming desert desertification
Continued use of chemical fertilizer can cause ---- to build up salt
What part of Africa has access to the Niger River Sahel
A country that is located on a island east of the mainland Madagascar

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World Geography Chapter 18 Crossword

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Differences among groups based on their languages, customs, and beliefs. Ethnic diversity
82% of this country's population are Jewish people. Israel
The Asian part of Turkey Anatolia
This country is on the eastern border of Iran. Afghanistan
The Kazakhs are a minority in their own country of: Kazakhstan
Basic urban necessities like streets and utilities. Infrastructure
Making plants and animals useful for humans. Domesticate
Raising and grazing of livestock. Pastoralism
Longest river in the world Nile
Largest inland body of water on Earth. Caspian Sea
Rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by moving water. Alluvial
Greek for "land between two rivers." Mesopotamia
Stream beds that remain dry until a heavy rain Wadi
Africa's longest mountain range. Atlas
In the Sahara, a place where underground water surface is (a) Oasis
Morocco produces this which is used in fertilizers. Phosphate
Barley is an example of a ? grain. Cereal
Second-largest climate region in the lands of North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia. Steppe
Largest desert in the world. Sahara
This type of climate is semiarid and usually averages less than 14 inches annually. Steppe
This climate is hot, dry, and precipitation averages 10 inches or less annually. Desert
This climate has cool, rainy winters and hot, dry summers. Mediterranean
Sandy, dune-covered areas Ergs
Flat, sandstone plateau in a desert climate. Hamada
Stony plains covered with rocky gravel called"desert pavement." Regs
Desert nomad Bedouin
This branch of Islam believes only Muhammad's descendants should lead the Islamic community. Shiites
Most Muslims belong to this branch of Islam. Sunni
Sumerians built these mud-brick temples. Ziggurats
These languages are spoken in most of Central Asia. Turkic
Traditional public marketplace Bazaar
Underground canal Qanat
Belief in one God monotheism
Writing system developed by Sumerians Cuneiform
Form of picture writing Hieroglyphics

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Imperialism Crossword

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a territory that a colonial power ruled directly through colonial officials colony
African country that remained independent via their military Ethiopia
a soldier from colonial India under the direction of a British Commander sepoy
one of the inspirations for Westerners to colonize China gold
effort by the Righteous and Harmonious Fists to expel foreigners from China Boxer Rebellion
largest colonial power in Africa England
little buddy of the USA in Africa...remained independent Liberia
British adventurer who made millions in gold and diamonds in Africa Cecil Rhodes
pride in your country, support of its policies, and feeling of superiority nationalism
acronym for the motives of imperialism name
meeting where Europeans agreed on how to divide up the African continent Berlin Conference
had to inform others that you wanted part of Africa Article 34
lead European leaders at the Berlin Conference Otto von Bismark
author of White Man's Burden Rudyard Kipling
colony with its own government but policies guided by a foreign power protectorate
time between 1800-1914 when countries set out to control foreign lands Age of Imperialism
political, economic, social, military control of another country imperialism
a region where an imperial power has exclusive economic and trading control sphere of inluence
amount of input Africans had at the Berlin Conference zero
competition by Europeans to claim part of Africa Scramble for Africa
poem advocating "westernization" of Africa and other non-industrialized areas White Man's Burden

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"Do You Know Your Biomes" Crossword

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A biome that can be in both temperate and tropical climates and is covered in deep rooted grasses that are well adapted to drought Taiga
Very cold and dry biome located in the Northern hemisphere that has very little vegitation Tundra
Found around the equator and has a wet and warm climate year round allowing for the growth of a dense canopy of tall trees Tropical forest
Occurs in both temperate and tropical reigions with hot days and cold nights. Rainfall is minimal in this biome and the plants and animals are adapted to reduce water loss Desert
The non-living components of the environment such as soil, sunlight and air Abiotic
How hot or cold a climate is and a major factor that influences the characteristics and distribution of biomes Temperature
Characteristics that help an organism to better survive and reproduce Adaptation
a grassland biome with scattered individual trees, large herbivores, and three distinct seasons based primarily on rainfall, maintained by occasional fires and drought Savannah grassland
Lakes, ponds, and rivers Freshwater
This aquatic biome is home to diverse animals and crustaceans that have adapted to life in the water Ex; sharks, tropical fish, sea turtles Saltwater
Some of these plants are poison oak, scrub oak, Yucca Wiple and other shrubs, trees and cacti. Chaparral
the coral tissue and actually is what gives corals their beautiful colors Coral reef
The driest and hottest place on earth Temperate desert
Some areas are so deep that they can contain entire mountains and even volcanoes Marine
mix of organisms that coexist in a defined space, but on a much smaller scale microbiome

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