Middle East October 19

Middle East October - Middle East*Chapter 7 in workbook due Tuesday October 26 Fringing the Sahara is a vegetation transition zone Hot air falls

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Middle East October 19, 2010 ***Chapter 7 in workbook due Tuesday October 26 Fringing the Sahara is a vegetation transition zone Hot air falls 30 ° N of equator Deserts are expanding out of their “zones” into the Sudan Mediterranean climate has the “dream climate” o Cs – Mediterranean summer–dry 20-40 inches of rain from February to March (winter season) o Mediterranean areas cover costal Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia Called the Maghreb (Western Island) Maghreb is on the slopes of the Atlas Mountains Occurs around the Mediterranean Along the Eastern Mediterranean the area called the Levant Area of well watered slope Levant goes from Israel up to Turkey Persian Gulf o Large sedimentary basin o Extends from the Tigris and Euphrates River to Turkey? Large sedimentary basin of the Persian gulf extends from Turkey down to Oman at the straights of Hormuz There are also mountains in the Middle East o 3 mountainous areas Atlas Mountains of North Africa
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2010 for the course GEOG 100 taught by Professor Herlihy during the Fall '08 term at Kansas.

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Middle East October - Middle East*Chapter 7 in workbook due Tuesday October 26 Fringing the Sahara is a vegetation transition zone Hot air falls

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