sub saharan africa

sub saharan africa - LANDFORMS And LANDSCAPES Sub-Saharan...

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1 Sub-Saharan Africa LANDFORMS And LANDSCAPES High Africa: -Southern and Eastern Africa Low Africa: - West and Central Africa REGIONS 1) Victoria Falls Zimbabwe and Zambia (Southern Central Africa) Cut valley from high area into lower plateau 2X tall/wide as Niagara Falls Victoria Falls Zambezi River
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2 a) Mount Kilimanjaro 2) Various mountain Ranges. Two most famous mountains: Mount Kilimanjaro, 19,000 ft. Between Kenya and Tanzania b) Mount Kenya, 17,000 ft. Congo -Congo -Niger -Nile -Zambezi WATER SHEDS: RIVER SYSTEMS Congo: largest amount of discharge after the Amazon SOILS Generally poor Better Soils: -Volcanoes -Rivers Settlement - North West coast - Southeast Coast - Highlands East Africa
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3 1) Rain Forest ECOSYSTEMS 1) Rain Forest -Congo Basin -North West African coasts -Island of Madagascar 2) Dry Regions - Savanna Woodland - Grassland 40% of Africa -Northern, Eastern and Southern Africa Baobab VEGETATION in Grassland and Savanna Origin Myth -Huge - Important Religion Fiber Water Shelter Food Honey Seeds Honey spikes Hadza tree
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4 Spiny Acacia trees Monkey Car Giraffe Camouflage Animals in Grassland and Savanna Elephant Ungulates (2 toes) -Antelope e.g. Impala Hoofed animals -zebras
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5 Post-feeding pose Wild Cats -Lions -Cheetahs Lion viewing Hippopotamus Dangerous Sundowners Zambezi Baboon
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6 Herd animals -wildebeest Ngoro Ngoro Crater 3) Desert Regions Sahara, north Kalahari, south Drought and woody scrub vegetation 4) Mediterranean South Africa Wine
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course GEA 2000 taught by Professor Warburton during the Spring '08 term at FAU.

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