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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 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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Africa Crossword

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A semiarid area in the southern Sahara. Sahel
A large dry area in northern Africa. Sahara
A hot an humid area with an abundance of trees and rainfall. Tropical Rainforest
A grassland like area with grazing animals. Savannas
The process in which land begins to lack in nutrients and become desert like. Desertification
When a lot of trees are cut down and sometimes burned. Deforestation
When an area has a lack of water (it dried up) and rainfall. Drought
When there is an extreme lack of food supply in an area. famine
A person or people travel to find new land to grow crops or graze livestock. Nomads
Farming so that you can live of the crops you grow. Subsistence farming
When a species of animals are at risk for being extinct. Endangered Species
When natural resources become poisonous and are unsafe to use. pollution

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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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africa Word Search

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africa
amazon river
arabs
atls mountains
bantu
congo river
egypt
kalahari desert
kenya
lake tanganyika
lake victoria
niger
nigeria
nile river
sahara
sahel
savanna
south africa
south sudan
sudan
swahili
tropical rain forest
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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 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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Sub-Saharan Africa Crossword

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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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Environmental Issues in Africa/ Geography Crossword

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the action of clearing a wide area of trees DEFORESTATION
the process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically as a result of drought, deforestation, or inappropriate agriculture DESERTIFICATION
the contamination of water WATER POLLUTION
the process of removing salt from seawater DESALINATION
what river is in nigeria NIGER RIVER
when one consumers to much contaminated water causes DISEASES
river that flows north, located in Northeastern Africa NILE
located in central Africa, home to the Bantu group RAINFOREST
long skinny lake in eastern Africa TANGANYIKA
second most popular religion in Africa CHRISIANITY
form of agriculture that cuts down an area of forest and burn the land to land to grow crops SLASHANDBURN
high standard of living in this group SAVANNA
trade is difficult in Africa because most countries are LANDLOCKED
they type of agriculture that only grows enough to feed family,not to sell of trade SUBSISTENCE

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West African Vcabulary Crossword Puzzle

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A group of people especially traders traveling together across a Desert Caravan
A group of nomadic people from North Africa who used camels to carry goods across the Sahara desert Berbers
A journey or voyage Expedition
Mali king who helped promote Islam Man Musa
First king of the Songhai Empire Sunni Ali
A member of a class of traveling Poets, Musicians, and Storytellers who maintainsa tradition of Oral history in parts of West Africa Griot
Founded the Mali Empire Sundiata Keita
A Semi-arid region of North-Central Sahei
Songhai King who expanded and strengthened the empire Askia Muhammed
A grassy plain with few trees in Tropical and Sub-Tropical regions Savannah
The worlds largest desert located in North Africa covering aproximatley 3.5 Million square miles Sahara
The act or process of Buying, Selling, or Exchanging condodites Trade

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HW-Crossword Puzzle

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a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees. savanna
The process by which land becomes a desert. desertification
The destruction of forest to make land available for other's. deforestation
A shortage of water. drought
extreme scarcity of food. Famine
A person having no permanent abode,and who travel from place to place to find fresh food and water. Nomads
Is farming to feed themselves and there families. subsistence farming
Species that are likely to become extinct. endangered species
The presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects. pollution
s the zone of transition in Africa between the Sahara to the north sudaian savanna to the south. Sahel
The worlds largest desert. sahara
The tropical rainforest is a hot, moist biome found near Earth's equator. tropical rainforest

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