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Unformatted text preview: Geology 150 3/26/08 Title: North Africa/Southwest Asia Finishing Sub-Saharan Africa Tribal states were established to serve as ‘homelands’ for the different races-Millions of Africans were forced out to poverty-stricken, crowded ‘native reserves’ Anti-Apartheid activists were jailed-People were forced to wear ID cards-The apartheid system drew international criticism throughout the 20th century -Foreign-imposed boycotts were held against South Africa In 1994, apartheid ended and a truly democratic government was established Southwest Asia and North Africa Dominated by arid conditions Primarily caused by belt of high pressure At least ¾ of the realm has annual precipitation totals of less than 10 inches Exception: Areas found in windward sides of upland areas/mountain ranges -These areas tend to be more populated and have more developed agriculture...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course GEO 150 taught by Professor Mahoney during the Spring '08 term at University of Indianapolis.
- Spring '08