The Geography of the Middle East. The Geography of the Middle East. Satellite Image of The Middle East. Political Map of The Middle East. Predicament : Traditional Middle East? OR Near East? OR Greater Middle East? OR….?. Topography. Large Bodies of Water.
Traditional Middle East? OR Near East?ORGreater Middle East? OR….?
The Persian Gulf
The Red Sea
The Gulf of Aden
The Gulf of Oman
The Tigris & Euphrates River System
Mountains & Peninsulas
Elburz Mts., Iran
Zagros Mts., Iran
CaucasusMts., Turkey & Russia
Taurus Mts., Turkey
“The Arabian Subcontinent”
Rub al-Khali:“The Empty Quarter”
The Middle East vs. the U. S.Latitude Lines
The Natural Resources of theMiddle East
Kuwait: An Island Floating on a Sea of Oil
The U. S. imports 30% of its oil needs from the Middle East.
Cairo, Egypt: Most Populated City in the Middle East