Geography of Africa: Geographic Features
In this chapter, we learn about the physical geography of Africa, the second largest continent in the world. The Niger River is highlighted as a significant feature that allowed for the growth of civilizations in sub
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Slide1Ch. 5-1 NotesGeography of Africa
Slide2Geographic Features 2nd largest continent Niger River- this allowed civilizations to grow in sub-Saharan Africa
Slide3Africa’s 4 Regions Sahara - the farthest north. The world’s largest desert. Sahel- divides the desert from wetter areas. It has enough vegetation to support hardy grazing animals. Savannah - or open grass with scattered trees. Grazing animals are common there. Rain forest- densely wooded forest. This area receives a lot of rain and many plants and animals are here.
Slide4West Africa’s Resources Crops Gold Salt-very valuable because everyone needed salt to live and to preserve food. Salt and gold were traded equally for each other.