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TRADINGROUTS
CHEETAH
RAINFOREST
GRIAFFES
NILE
TROPICAL
JUNGLE
SALT
GOLD
DESERTS
TRADING
AFRICA

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

world geography Word Search

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ADRIANNA
ALASKA
ANSLEY
ASHLEY
ASHLYN
ASIA
BLACK SEA
BLAIR
BONNIE
BRAZIL
CALEB
CAMRYN
CANADA
CATHOLIC
CENTRAL AMERICA
CHINA
CLIMATE
CONGO RIVER SYSTEM
CONNOR
CONTINENTS
DEAD SEA
EUROPE
FRANCE
GAGE
IAN
ICELAND
JACKSON
JAYDEN
JEREMIAH
JESSE
KENYA
LEANNA
MALLORY
MCKENZIE
MEXICO
MOON MOUNTAIN
NIGER
NILE RIVER
NORTH AFRICA
NORTH aMERICA
PANAMA
RAIN FOREST
RILEY
RUSSIA
SUMMER
TAYLOR
TRENTON
TROPIC OF CANCER
TROPICAL SAVANNA
WORLD GEOGRAPHY

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

African Geography Crossword

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Description

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

Africa Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

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

African Trading Empires Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Where was Mansa Musa born? Mali
What was the earliest trading kingdom in africa? Ghana
What part of Africa was the Sahara desert in? North
What was the third and final trading kingdom in Africa? Songhai
what animal did they use to cross the sahara desert? CAMEL
What was the religion of the Arab traders? Islam
What were the people called that tried to steal items from the traders? bandits
What were two items that Ghana and Mali traded? Gold and Salt
what were the people called that followed the islam religion? muslims
What was a tool that the traders used to travel? astrolabe
What year did Mali reach its peak as an empire? early 1300s

Africa Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Worlds largest hot desert covering most of North America Sahara desert
Transition zone south of the Sahara separates Sahara from tropical rain forest Sahel
Central African tropical rainforest is the screams largest in the world Tropical rainforest
Grassland Savanna
Worlds longest river; flows northwest to Mediterranean sea Nile river
Largest freshwater lake in Africa Lake Victoria
Longest lake and second deepest in the world and lies in central Africa Lake tangangila
Southern desert Kalahari desert
2nd longest in Africa And crosses the equator twice Congo river
Main river in Western Africa 5 African nations depend on it for water flows Niger River
Range in Northern Africa between Mediterranean sea and Sahara desert Atlas Mountains
Located south of Sudan South Sudan
The Niger River flows through this country Nigeria
The mike river flows through this country Egypt
Lake victori sits right next to this country Kenya

African Empires Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Weapons used by the Moroccan army Guns
Desert in Western and Northern Africa Sahara
Founder of the Songhai Empire Sunniali
Most famous ruler of the Songhai Empire Askiathegreat
Invaders of the Mali Empire Almoravids
Founders of the Ghana Empire Soninke
Invaders of the Ghana Empire Almoravids
City that Mansa Musa traveled to Mecca
Greatest leader of the Ghana Empire Tunkamanin
Weapons used by the Songhai Empire Spears
Founder of the Mali Empire Sundiata
Buildings built by Mansa Musa Libraries
Important city in West Africa Timbuktu
Greatest ruler of the Mali Empire Mansa Musa
Trade item in West Africa Gold
Country which conquered Songhai Morocco
Trade item in West Africa Salt
Useful in the desert; 25 miles without water Camel

Africa Physical Feature Wordsearch

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Word Search
Description

Atlas Mountains
Congo Basin
Congo Basin Rainforest
Congo River
Ethiopian Highlands
Great Rift Valley
Gulf of Aden
Kalahari Desert
Lake Chad
Lake Victoria
Mount Kilimanjaro
Namib Desert
Niger River
Nile River
Sahara Desert
Sahel
Savanna
Victoria River
Zambezi River

West African Kingdoms Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What religion did the Muslim merchants spread? Islam
What did the Moroccans have that the Songhai soldiers didn't? guns
What city was a center of Muslim learning in Mali? Timbuktu
Africans needed salt in their _____. diet
What precious metal was a popular trading source? gold
Where did Mansa Musa make the pilgrimage? Mecca
How many camels carried gold on Mansa Musa's pilgrimage? eighty
What kingdom was the largest in western Africa? Songhai
What was a powerful king called in the kingdom of Mali? Mansa
What is the largest desert in Africa and the world? Sahara
What is the longest river in the world? Nile
Who was in charge of keeping African history alive by oral storytelling? griots
Who was the Mali king known as the "Lion Prince"? Sundiata Keita
Nearly all trade came through this kingdom. Ghana
Sunni Ali was the leader of ________. Songhai
Which people's migration helped spread culture across medieval Africa? Bantu
What society was a mixture of African and Muslim culture? Swahili
What was the earliest known form of African art? rock painting
In west Africa most people lived in large, extended ____. families
Which geographic zone in Africa runs through the equator? Rain Forest
Tracing ancestry through the mother is known as ______. matrilineal
In Ghana, the throne passed to the king's _____. nephew
Who was the leader of Songhai during its "Golden Age"? Muhammad Ture
True or False - Mansa Musa let his people practice their own religion? True
Who was the Moroccan lawyer who wrote about Mansa Musa's pilgrimage? Ibn Battuta