Physical  Geography  of Africa

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2. Location Where is Africa located? Which hemisphere is Africa located? What major bodies of water surround the continent of Africa?

9. Place (What makes Africa different from other places?) What types of climate does Africa have? What types of physical features are there in Africa?

11. http://www.courses.psu.edu/aaa_s/aaa_s110_tah/AFIM/Main_HTML/M_CL.html Go to above web site to learn about the different climates of Africa.

13. Physical features of Africa

14. Namib Desert

16. Major rivers and lakes

20. Lake Tanganyika Second largest lake of Africa Longest lake of the world Deepest lake on the African continent Second deepest in the world (Lake Baikal in Russia is the deepest) Oldest lake in Africa and perhaps in the world

30. The valley was created by the movement of two fault lines in the earth, and it is responsible for creating mountains, valleys and lakes found throughout this area. In fact, the highest point on the African continent is found in the Great Rift Valley—Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, which reaches 19,340 feet above sea level. The valley was created by the movement of two fault lines in the earth, and it is responsible for creating mountains, valleys and lakes found throughout this area. In fact, the highest point on the African continent is found in the Great Rift Valley—Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, which reaches 19,340 feet above sea level. Created through the rifting and separation of the African and Arabian tectonic plates that began 35 million years ago The valley was created by the movement of two fault lines in the earth, and it is responsible for creating mountains, valleys and lakes found throughout this area. In fact, the highest point on the African continent is found in the Great Rift Valley—Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, which reaches 19,340 feet above sea level. The valley was created by the movement of two fault lines in the earth, and it is responsible for creating mountains, valleys and lakes found throughout this area. In fact, the highest point on the African continent is found in the Great Rift Valley—Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, which reaches 19,340 feet above sea level. Created through the rifting and separation of the African and Arabian tectonic plates that began 35 million years ago

37. Words and places to know… Sahara Desert Savanna Sahel Congo River Nile River Zambezi River Niger River Ethiopian Highlands Drakensberg Mountains Atlas Mountains Kalahari Desert Namib Desert Lake Tanganyika Lake Victoria Lake Nyasa Enclave Exclave Landlocked Great Rift Valley Horn of Africa

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