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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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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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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 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
zaire

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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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Africa Crossword

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A river in Africa that flows south to north NileRiver
a dam in the Nile river that controls the flow of the river AswanHighDam
A place where the people wear loose protective clothing, often work at night, trade at the oasis,and live in tents Sahara
A spot in the desert that is isolated and that has fresh water Oasis
Gets more rainfall than the Sahara,endangered of desertification, grow millet and sorghum Sahel
When a piece of land is used too much, this can happen. Desertification
A natural boundary between two areas. Political boundaries
A area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteristics. Region
A federal republic government in Africa. Nigeria Government
Western, eastern, northern regions threeMajorRegion
Separated by race Apartheid
A group of people in a country that share a common culture and identity Ethnicgroups
The movement of people from rural to urban areas Urbanization
The source of the white Nile LakeVictoria
The source of the blue nile LakeTana
Electricity made from moving water Hydroelectricpower
A very dry, hot piece of land. Arid
A rough piece of land covered in gravel. regs
A great of sand with tall sand dunes in the Sahara. ergs
A usually dried bed in a river or stream in a desert. Wadis

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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 Crossword Puzzle

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Largest river in the world, runs through Africa. Nile River
Controls flooding in the Nile River Aswan High Dam
The movement of people from rural to urban areas, resulting in the growth of urban areas. Urbanization
Hot arid desert, dry except in Oasis. Life in the Sahara
Water source of the Sahara, usually have villages around them. Oasis
The procces of which land becomes more and more dry until it turns into a desert. Desertification
An area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteristic that set it apart from other areas. Region
A group of people in a country who share a unique culture and identity. Ethnic Group
The former official South African policy of separating people according to race; it gave most of the political and economical power to whites. Apartheid
Land that is not well suited for growing crops. Marginal Land
An unusually long period in which little or no rain falls. Drought
Groups of Herders who move with their animals from place to place in search of pasture and water. Pastoral Nomads
A system in which one Country rules another area as a colony. The ruling country controls trade with its colony for its own benefit. Colonialism
An area that is set apart from other places by the way of life of the people who live there. Cultural Region
A variety of people from different ethnic groups. Ethnic Diversity
A group of people who share a common language. Linguistic Group
Made up of people from several ethnic groups. Multiracial
Lines that divide Countries and states. Political Boundaries
separation of races, not letting races be together. Segregation
The way people or things are spread out over an area or space. Distribution

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Biome crossword puzzle!

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A body of standing water, either natural or artificial, that is usually smaller than a lake pond
They are found in mountain regions worldwide. alpine
The second-rainiest biome. temperateforest
A barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. Desert
An area of variable size filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land. lake
A land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem. wetland
A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat. biome
High rainfall,It has been estimated that there may be many millions of species of plants, insects and microorganisms still undiscovered. rainforest
It does not have much animal diversity, especially compared to the Savannah. temperategrassland
A type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. tundra
A wetland that is forested. swamp
It is characterized by the trees being sufficiently widely spaced so that the canopy does not close. savanna
A body of water with a current, confined within a bed and banks. stream
The world's largest biome apart from the oceans. taiga
A natural flowing watercourse, it is usually freshwater. river
A body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere. ocean

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