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  1. Africa

  2. Geography • FACT: 2nd largest continent

  3. Geography • FACT: Largest Desert • The Sahara

  4. The Sahara (Western Libya)

  5. The Sahara (Ubari, Libya)

  6. The Sahara (Taghirt, Algeria)

  7. The Sahara (Mali)

  8. Geography • FACT: Highest Mountain • Mt. Kilimanjaro

  9. Geography • FACT: Other Mountains Atlas Mountains

  10. AhaggarMountains

  11. TibestiMountains

  12. Mt. Kilimanjaro

  13. Aberdare Mountains, Mt. Kenya

  14. Mt. Kenya

  15. Drakensberg Mountains

  16. Ethiopian Highlands

  17. Geography • Rifts: long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the earth’s crust

  18. Geography Sub-Saharan Africa: Africa south of the Sahara

  19. Geography Africa’s Rivers

  20. Geography FACT: Longest River The Nile River

  21. The Nile River

  22. The Niger River

  23. The Benue River

  24. The Orange River

  25. The Zambezi River

  26. The Zambezi River – Victoria Falls

  27. The Congo River

  28. The Congo River

  29. West Africa - Geography

  30. 4 Regions along the Niger River • Sahara Desert – North • Sahel – a strip of land with little rainfall that divides the desert from water areas • Savannah – open grassland with scattered trees and bushes • Rainforest – moist, densely wooded areas

  31. West Africa’s Resources - Oil

  32. West Africa’s Resources - Oil