Geography

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cj8
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271671
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Geography
Updated:
2014-04-23 19:38:11
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Geography Africa terms
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  1. areas of the desert where you can find precipitation bc therews water near the surface
    oases
  2. due to the Harmattan causes the desert to spread
    desertifcation
  3. a period of no rain
    drought
  4. cutting down trees
    deforestation
  5. winds that blow southward from the sahara and bring sand
    harmattan winds
  6. drought resistant grain
    millet
  7. drought resistant grain
    sorghum
  8. trees that lose their leaves in the dry seasons
    baobab trees
  9. shifting and farming from plate to plate
    shifting cultivation
  10. pods that grow on trees and used to make chocolate
    cacao
  11. plants with edible roots
    cassava
  12. basin of interior drainage
    pans
  13. where a river deposits its material inland
    inland delta
  14. falls/rapids
    cataracts
  15. when 2 tectonic plates separate
    Rift valley
  16. steep cliff that separates 2 relatively flat areas of land
    escarpment
  17. underwater caused by calcium carbonate
    coral reefs
  18. large grassland
    savanna

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