Libya. Brittany Lenneman and Ellen Swedzinski. Land Area. Libya -1,759,540 sq miles Minnesota - 86,943 sq miles. Terrain. Libya - mostly barren with flat to undulating plains, plateaus, and depressions, Sahara Desert
Brittany Lenneman and Ellen Swedzinski
Libya-1,759,540 sq miles
Minnesota- 86,943 sq miles
Libya- mostly barren with flat to undulating plains, plateaus, and depressions, Sahara Desert
Minnesota- once covered in glaciers that left ridges, is bordered by lake Superior, is mostly flat with hills
Libya- Mediterranean along the coast, dry, extreme desert interior
- more than 90% of Libya is desert or semi desert
Minnesota- cold winters, hot summers, rain, snow, hail, blizzards, polar fronts, tornadoes, and thunder storms. Average of 12 degrees F in January, 74 degrees F in July.
Crops-Wheat, barely, dives, dates, citrus, peanuts, soy beans, vegetables
Crops-Barely, corn, beans, peas, oats, potatoes, rye, soy beans, sunflowers, wheat
Desertification, limited fresh water resources, the great manmade river project
Air quality, clean water, pollution
Libya- need for more freedom, dictatorship from Mu’ammar al-Gadhafi, limited economic relationships, country mostly desert
Minnesota-converting nature, protecting resources, allowing population and economic growth, forest conservation
Libya- sheep, goats, camel, desert fox, gazelle, ostriches, flamingo, hyraxes,
Minnesota-loons, eagles, trout, bears, deer, porcupine, wolves, turtles, snakes
Libya- 5,670,688 people
Minnesota- 5,019,720 people
Libya- Arabic, Awjilan, Domari, Ghadames, Nafusi, Sawknah, Tamanaq, Tanaggart
Minnesota-English, Spanish, Miao, Hmong, German, African, Vietnamese, French, Chinese, Russian, Laotian
Libya- soccer, arcade games, backgammon, bingo, blackjack, checkers, chess, cross word, canasta, euchre, roulette, scrabble.
Minnesota- T.V., video games, movies, bowling, board games, sports, music, computer
Libya’s Flag is green.
It’s a traditional
color of Islam
Minnesota’s flag is royal
Blue, with gold fringe.
Around- wreath of state
flower, the lady slipper.
Libya- male-74 years
Berber – Unknown; scattered throughout Libya
Ojibwa- About 140,000 people
Berber- they raise sheep and cattle, making pottery , wood carving, jewelry, and weaving
Ojibwa- They used to farm or hunter gather by the great lakes, some still do.
Berber- Islam cultures such as Muslim holidays and weddings
Ojibwa- They had pow wows, moccasins, canoes, made maple sugar, made dream catchers
Berber- fighting with Arabs for the control for North Africa
Ojibwa- gambling, alcohol (some), discrimination, unemployment; 24.8%, graduate; 61.4%, GDP per capita; less than 5,000 dollars
Information found on- Google and CIA fact book